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LG 34UC79G

£683.82
£534.77 £149 cheaper than 24 days ago
LG 34UC79G
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A fully featured and multi award winning 2560 x 1080 pixels resolution LCD screen, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites
34" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 5000000:1 No Sep 2016 B
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LG 34UC79G 34inch 1ms 144Hz Curved Ultrawide IPS Gaming Monitor (2560 x 1080, 2x HDMI, DisplayPort, 250 cd/m2, AMD Freesync)
£534.77
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LG 34UC79G 34" Ultra Wide Full HD 2560x1080 IPS 21_9 Curved LED Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
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LG 34UC79G Monitor / 34" LED IPS DISPLAY Panel / 21_9 Ultra Wide /Curved Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
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LG 34UC79G Monitor / 34" LED IPS DISPLAY Panel / 21_9 Ultra Wide /Curved Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
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LG 34UC79G Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the LG 34UC79G number 356 in best selling monitors, number 651 in medium monitors and number 664 across all PC monitors.
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Reviews
24 Reviews + 9 Awards
61
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
17 Months Old
78
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 24 reviews. This PC monitor has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Prohardver.hu plus three other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshardware.co.uk plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £54 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
This LG PC monitor has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a stand included
21:9 34 full HD curved IPS display for gaming
The world's first 144hz IPS ultrawide gaming monitor. the 21:9 curved ultrawide FHD IPS display with a 144hz refresh rate offers fluid game play and dynamic field of view ideal for immersive gaming.freesync
With freesync, gamers can experience seamless, fluid movement throughout hi-res, fast-paced games. freesync nearly eliminates tearing and stuttering that can occur because of differences between a graphic card's frame rate and a monitor's refresh rate."1ms motion blur reduction"
With the crosshair feature, gamers can take their skills to the next level. by placing the striking point in the center of the display, the feature enhances firing accuracy in first-person shooter games.advanced gaming features
Serious gaming features for serious gamers. quickly optimize monitor settings to activate black stabilizer to reveal superior detail in dark scenes while the dynamic action sync feature assures smooth, fluid gaming action.game mode
Set game mode for optimal gaming conditions. there are 3 modes, 2 first-person-shooter modes and a RTS pre-set mode so you can choose the best mode for your games

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LG 34UC79G Video Reviews

LG 34UC79G In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors, this PC screen is one of the most awarded.

The experts at websites Prohardver.hu, Gamezoom.net, Allround-Pc.com and Expert Reviews all endorse this LCD screen and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at review sites Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshw.it both concluded that this PC monitor was amazingly good and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

An additional two expert review sites both liked this LCD screen. Website Adrenaline.uol.com.br gave this PC display a "Gold" award and concluded it was outstanding and the expert at review site Bozzabench.com conluded that they would definitely endorse it and gave it an "Ultimate Choice" award.

The editor of one additional expert review site said that this PC screen was very good. This was from Whatnext.pl who gave it an "Yes".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 18 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, PC Mag and gamezoom.net this LG flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 82%.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 6 user reviews this PC display has an average user rating of 90 out of 100. Over 75% of reviewers gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 6,573 expert and owner reviews (including 1,763 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its PC displays. 92% of those that bought a LG PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £534.77 it is in the most expensive 12% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £149 (22%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 34UC79G and the United Kingdom price of £534.77 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $758.99 (£1,052.64).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This PC screen is rated B for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the 34UC79G is £54 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This PC display was released in September 2016.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The 34UC79G's display diagonal of 34" is very big compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 97% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC displays is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the 34UC79G is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The LG 34UC79G's response time of 5ms is pretty standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 43% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 34UC79G does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 34UC79G has a built-in USB hub, unlike 81% of PC displays which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the 34UC79G of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 89% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Stand Included

The 34UC79G has a stand included, unlike 84% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a stand included.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 34UC79G is a two HDMI port PC display.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 34UC79G is more than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included HDMI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 34uc79gbaeu, lg 2560x1080, lg 34uc79g

Barcodes:

08592978067472, 08806084205889, 08806087890495, 08806087899573

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