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LG 34UC87C
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LG 34UC87C PC Monitor

tweaktown.com Editor's Choice
34" 5000000:1 LED May 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The LG 34UC87C-B monitor is the ultimate large screen 21:9 monitor for work and play. The subtle curve of the screen offers an immersive viewing experience, enhanced by the impressive image... More
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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This flatpanel monitor was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Tweaktown.com who wrote that this medium monitor was outstanding.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This PC display has an average expert rating of 98% based on two expert reviews from sites including tweaktown.com and tweakers.net. This puts this LCD screen in the top 3% of all the PC displays of this spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 10 user reviews the average user rating of this PC screen is 82 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

One customer who purchased it mentioned that it was good quality. Steve Ashley mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Screen quality is great if a bit flimsy in some of the corners.” nonetheless he scored the product 3 stars.

Robust

One LG 34UC87C owner wrote that it was well made. Steve Ashley said on Amazon two years ago “For a screen this size, to get it 100% solid would result in a screen you couldn't move”.

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all LG flatpanel monitors and also specifically for LG medium monitors and found that in both cases LG had good reviews.

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LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on PC displays of a comparable type and age to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Benq XR3501[plb_2943761_price], or the Acer XR341CK[plb_2972210_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 34UC87C has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer X34[plb_3314093_price].

It is worth also looking at alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG 34UC97C[plb_3016738_price], or the Asus PG27AQ[plb_3142487_price].

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, verticals of PC displays that came out around the same time as the 34UC87C range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The 34UC87C has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals (178 degrees) amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the flatpanel monitors of this age and type the viewing angle, horizontals range from 18° to 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the 34UC87C has one of the wider viewing angle, horizontals amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most PC monitors of this age and spec have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the 34UC87C which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 14 Watts, the LG 34UC87C has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst medium monitors of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC87C is 1W and the highest is 20W.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

Across all the medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago the color gamuts range from 68% to 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%. The 34UC87C has a quite large color gamut (99 percent) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 34UC87C.

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3440 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The 34UC87C has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 34UC87C the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Has One Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the 34UC87C is more than most LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago. This LG PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UC87C.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One LG 34UC87C reviewer said in their reviews that the LG 34UC87C was not heavy. Xanazon said in their review of this PC monitor “Next stop? County Court + hefty fees and expenses” and gave the LG 34UC87C a score of 1 stars.

Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, including the 34UC87C which has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UC87C, the LG 34UC87C does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The 34UC87C is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to the 34UC87C are also not 3D.

If you want a PC display that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 34UC87C, the 34UC87C does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated to this PC monitor and we think the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Not Cheap

We think this PC screen looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec. The cheapeast PC display of a comparable spec and age that we found costs £64 and the most expensive costs £4,006.

High Running Costs

The 34UC87C has an average running cost of £120 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 8% of all 486 PC displays of a similar type and age.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The LG 34UC87C is a two USB 3.0 port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 34UC87C have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Heavy

The weights of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 34UC87C range from 2.3g to 79kg. The 34UC87C is one of the heavier medium monitors that were released one year ago (8 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite High Power Consumption (off)

The lowest power consumption (off) of PC screens of this age and type is 0.005W, the highest is 350W, and the average power consumption (off) is 1.6W. The 34UC87C has a fairly high power consumption (off) (0.5 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UC87C.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 34UC87C

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium monitor was released over a year ago.

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1 Award

tweaktown.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(3)
19 October 2015

Not since the days of Intel vs Apple have we seen a new technology create such an emotional response from the entire PC community. While there are a few who will not hold a strong opinion on 21:9...

25 August 2015

Tweaktown.com

At the very end of last year, LG sent me over their first 34-inch curved UltraWide 21:9, the 34UC97, which I fell head over heels in love with. The 21:9 aspect ratio was something I had never... Read more…

31 December 2015

Voor de langste tijd was ik aan het twijfelen tussen Dell U3415W en een goedkopere AOC U3477PQU. Maar na het lezen van enkele horror verhalen over Backlight Bleeding (alle merken) heb ik Ultra... Read more…

Sexy en luxueus
Vervangt gemakkelijk 2 schermen
Werkt
Maakt schermen onder 1440p IPS hideous
Curve is zeer indringend bij sommige toepassingen
Doet opscheppen bij vrienden en familie

User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 13 December 2014 by Lauren D.
(Verified Purchase)

This TV arrived within a couple of days after ordering it. i was very happy with the shipping time and the delivery company (CEVA). The TV is LED and has a great picture. It was extremely easy to... Read more…

Reviewed 9 November 2015 by Bruce C.
(Verified Purchase)

Did not buy this TV because of the Smart features. TV is used as a monitor for an HTPC via the HDMI input. As such all the "smart" is in the PC, not the TV...

Agree with other reviews. This TV has a fantastic picture. Rich deep colors and very good contrast. Using the Smart functions (see comment below), I have not seen many of the delays others have report
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Looks good
Slim
Poorly designed stand. TV is too big 55") for a single center mounted post type stand. Result is TV on the stand is a bit tippy. Not a problem if you consider mounting to wall
Hard To Set Up
Reviewed 20 November 2015 by Fstop Freddie
Fstop Freddie would recommend the LG 34UC87C (Verified Purchase)

I use this for video editing and photo editing among other things. It's great. Love the width tho I do still use a second monitor. As good a performer as it is, a nice bonus is the comments you... Read more…

Reviewed 27 August 2015 by SROY
SROY would recommend the LG 34UC87C (Verified Purchase)

I use this monitor for post processing in LR or CC. Its the best monitor Ive ever owned. After reading some of the reviews I was concerned with light bleed. But after recieving the monitor and... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by JD
JD would recommend the LG 34UC87C (Verified Purchase)

This is a beautiful display. Unfortunately the one I got had a power issue and kept randomly turning off while in active use. It is tricky to get the stand on because of how big the display is.... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £179.47
Electricity cost when on standby £6.15
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Total running cost over 5 years £185.62
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00719192197817, 04053162890879, 08806087419832, 08806087419962

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