LG 34UC97
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LG 34UC97

£599.99 Silver Recommended Approved Innovation
A multi award winning 3440 x 1440 LCD screen, but with not very good features and high running costs
34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels 1000000:1 LED Nov 2014
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LG 34UC97 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have scored the LG 34UC97 as follows for Summary.
107 Reviews + 9 Awards
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£212 Over 8 Years
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Why Has it Scored 35?

It has not bad expert reviews and great user reviews with 84% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from plus three other sites and an "Innovation" from NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this LG PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
The 34UC97 has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £212 over 8 years are in the most expensive 6% of all 2,772 PC screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report good product quality, picture quality and that it is robust. However they also report that it is expensive.
It is missing some features:

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LG 34UC97 In-Depth Analysis


Nine Industry Awards

Experts in PC monitors rave about this PC screen and have given it nine awards.

The writers at websites,, and all recommend this LG PC monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Furthermore, the expert at review website gave this PC screen an "Innovation" award and thought it was pioneering and it received an "Ultimate Choice" award from website This LCD screen also received a "Silver" award.

The writers at two other expert review sites both thought that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This PC monitor received an "Approved" award from and gave it a "Best Features Award".

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on 20 expert reviews from sites including Techradar, Digital Versus, PC Mag and the average expert rating of this PC display is 78 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Good

Based on 87 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is 85%. 44 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 84% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Expensive

Five owners who purchased it considered that it was not good value for money.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Nine owners who bought it thought it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six customers considered that it had good picture quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers said in their reviews that the LG 34UC97 was well made.

Customers Report Nice Design

10 owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good looking and two owners who reviewed it considered that it was well designed.

LG Has Very Good PC Display Reviews

We checked 4,594 user and expert reviews (including 1,028 verified purchases) for LG LCD screens and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to use and two customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use the menus.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £599.99 it is more expensive than 91% of flatpanel monitors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 34UC97 and the United Kingdom price of £599.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $895.98 (£1,166.21).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 34UC97 has a built-in USB hub. 84% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 34UC97 is more than most PC screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC displays the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 34UC97 of 178° is quite wide compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 7% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the LG 34UC97 of 178° is quite wide compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 7% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have viewing angles, vertical of between 16° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 34UC97 has an audio output, unlike 88% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an audio output.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 34UC97 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LG 34UC97 is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all PC monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 34UC97 is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since November 2014.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this PC screen is B, and the 34UC97 has an average running cost of £212 over 8 years based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics ltd 34uc97cb34, lg electronics ltd 34uc97paek, lg electronics ltd 3440x1440, certified 3440x1440, certified 34uc97s, microsoft 34uc97s, lg 34uc97saek, lg 34uc97saeu, lg 3440x1440, lg bg119lg


00719192195578, 08806084914644, 08806087112337, 08806087124866

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