DELL U3415W vs LG 34UC97 vs Samsung S34E790C

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
One more DisplayPort Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the DELL U3415W is two, but the Samsung S34E790C only has one DisplayPort.
Four USB 3.0 ports Edit
The DELL U3415W has four USB 3.0 ports, and so does the Samsung S34E790C, however the LG 34UC97 only has three USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Three more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports Edit
The number of USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports on the DELL U3415W is six, but the LG 34UC97 only has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports and the Samsung S34E790C only has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Six USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The DELL U3415W has six USB Type-A downstream ports, however the LG 34UC97 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports and the Samsung S34E790C only has one USB Type-A downstream port.
23% higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The DELL U3415W has an RMS rated audio power of 18WW, however the LG 34UC97 and the Samsung S34E790C are both only 14WW RMS rated audio power PC monitors (4W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

15mm higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The DELL U3415W is a 115mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 15mm higher than the Samsung S34E790C (100mmmm).
$280 cheaper
The DELL U3415W costs $719.00, whereas the LG 34UC97 is $999.00 and the Samsung S34E790C is $999.99.
Available from 6 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Nine more awards
The DELL U3415W has 13 awards, however the LG 34UC97 has 6 awards and the Samsung S34E790C has 4 awards.
Expert reviews are better
The DELL U3415W has an average expert review score of 87%, but the LG 34UC97 has an average rating of 79% (based on 47 reviews) and the Samsung S34E790C has an average rating of 80% (based on 22 reviews).
5 Reasons For
4% wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The LG 34UC97 is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Samsung S34E790C. That's 6° wider than the DELL U3415W (178°°).
8% larger color gamut Edit
The LG 34UC97 has a color gamut of 99%%, but the DELL U3415W is only a 91%% color gamut PC monitor (8% smaller).
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 34UC97 is three, but the DELL U3415W only has two USB 2.0 ports and the Samsung S34E790C only has one USB 2.0 port. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 34UC97 is two (as does the Samsung S34E790C), but the DELL U3415W only has one HDMI port.
Slightly better user reviews
The average user review score of the LG 34UC97 is 87% based on 49 reviews, but the average rating of the DELL U3415W is 85% (based on 157 reviews) and the average rating of the Samsung S34E790C is 83% (based on 49 reviews).
9 Reasons For
Hugely more display colour count Edit
Samsung S34E790C is 16.77MM display colours, but the DELL U3415W and the LG 34UC97 are both only 1,073.7MM display colours PC monitors (15.77M less).
4% wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the LG 34UC97. That's 6° wider than the DELL U3415W (178°°).
25% faster response time Edit
The Samsung S34E790C has a response time of 4msms, however the DELL U3415W and the LG 34UC97 are both 5msms response time PC monitors (1ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

One more USB 3.0 port Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the Samsung S34E790C is four (as does the DELL U3415W), but the LG 34UC97 only has three USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a two HDMI port PC monitor (as does the LG 34UC97), whereas the DELL U3415W only has one HDMI port.
1g lighter Edit
The Samsung S34E790C has a weight of 7.4kgg, whereas the DELL U3415W is an 8.4kgg weight PC monitor (1g heavier) and the LG 34UC97 is an 8.3kgg weight PC monitor (0.9g heavier).
3% shorter Edit
Samsung S34E790C is 364mmmm tall. That's 8mm shorter than the DELL U3415W (364mmmm) and 6.3mm shorter than the LG 34UC97 (364mmmm).
Significantly shallower Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a 51.5mmmm deep PC monitor, whereas the DELL U3415W is a 73.3mmmm deep PC monitor (21.8mm deeper) and the LG 34UC97 is a 99mmmm deep PC monitor (47.5mm deeper).
Narrower Edit
Samsung S34E790C is 821.5mmmm wide. That's 3.2mm narrower than the DELL U3415W (821.5mmmm) and 9mm narrower than the LG 34UC97 (821.5mmmm).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
16x less display colour count Edit
The DELL U3415W has a display colour count of 1,073.7MM, and so does the LG 34UC97. That's 15.77M less than the Samsung S34E790C (16.77MM).
6° narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The DELL U3415W has a horizontal viewing angle of 172°°, but the LG 34UC97 and the Samsung S34E790C are both 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitors (6° wider).
1ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U3415W is a 5msms response time PC monitor, and so does the LG 34UC97. That's 1ms slower than the Samsung S34E790C (4msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U3415W is a 91%% color gamut PC monitor. That's 8% smaller than the LG 34UC97 ().
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the DELL U3415W is two, but the LG 34UC97 only has three USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the DELL U3415W is one, but the Samsung S34E790C only has two HDMI ports.
Heavier Edit
The DELL U3415W is an 8.4kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.1g heavier than the LG 34UC97 (7.4kgg) and 1g heavier than the Samsung S34E790C (7.4kgg).
8mm taller Edit
The DELL U3415W has a height of 372mmmm, however the LG 34UC97 is a 370.3mmmm tall PC monitor (1.7mm shorter) and the Samsung S34E790C is a 364mmmm tall PC monitor (8mm shorter).
30% deeper Edit
DELL U3415W is 73.3mmmm deep. That's 25.7mm shallower than the LG 34UC97 (51.5mmmm) and 21.8mm deeper than the Samsung S34E790C (51.5mmmm).
Marginally wider Edit
The DELL U3415W has a width of 824.7mmmm, however the LG 34UC97 is an 830.5mmmm wide PC monitor (5.8mm wider) and the Samsung S34E790C is an 821.5mmmm wide PC monitor (3.2mm narrower).
A bit Lower user review Score
The DELL U3415W has an average user rating of 85%, but the LG 34UC97 has an average user rating of 87% (based on 49 reviews).
17 Reasons Against
Less display colour count Edit
The LG 34UC97 has a display colour count of 1,073.7MM (as does the DELL U3415W), however the Samsung S34E790C is a 16.77MM display colours PC monitor (15.77M more).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The LG 34UC97 is an 86.36cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.14cm smaller than the DELL U3415W (86cmcm) and 0.36cm bigger than the Samsung S34E790C (86cmcm).
1ms slower response time Edit
The LG 34UC97 has a response time of 5msms (as does the DELL U3415W), whereas the Samsung S34E790C is a 4msms response time PC monitor (1ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only one DisplayPort Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the LG 34UC97 is one, and so does the Samsung S34E790C, but the DELL U3415W only has two DisplayPorts.
One less USB 3.0 port Edit
The LG 34UC97 has three USB 3.0 ports, however the Samsung S34E790C only has four USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Only three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports Edit
The number of USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports on the LG 34UC97 is three, but the DELL U3415W only has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports and the Samsung S34E790C only has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Three less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The LG 34UC97 has three USB Type-A downstream ports, however the DELL U3415W only has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
Lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The LG 34UC97 is a 14WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor, and so does the Samsung S34E790C. That's 4W lower than the DELL U3415W (14WW). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Heavier Edit
The LG 34UC97 has a weight of 8.3kgg, but the DELL U3415W is an 8.4kgg weight PC monitor (0.1g heavier) and the Samsung S34E790C is a 7.4kgg weight PC monitor (0.9g lighter).
2% taller Edit
The LG 34UC97 has a height of 370.3mmmm. That's 1.7mm shorter than the DELL U3415W (364mmmm) and 6.3mm taller than the Samsung S34E790C (364mmmm).
A lot deeper Edit
LG 34UC97 is 99mmmm deep, but the DELL U3415W is a 73.3mmmm deep PC monitor (25.7mm shallower) and the Samsung S34E790C is a 51.5mmmm deep PC monitor (47.5mm shallower).
Wider Edit
The LG 34UC97 has a width of 830.5mmmm. That's 5.8mm wider than the DELL U3415W (821.5mmmm) and 9mm wider than the Samsung S34E790C (821.5mmmm).
More expensive by $280
The LG 34UC97 is $280 more expensive than the DELL U3415W.
Not as many stockists
The LG 34UC97 is only stocked by 3 sellers, however the DELL U3415W is stocked by 9 sellers and the Samsung S34E790C is stocked by 5 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by four months
The LG 34UC97 is four months older than the DELL U3415W and three months older than the Samsung S34E790C.
Seven less awards
The LG 34UC97 has only received 6 awards, however the DELL U3415W has received 13 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The LG 34UC97 only has an average expert score of 79%, but the DELL U3415W has an average expert rating of 87% (based on 33 reviews) and the Samsung S34E790C has an average expert rating of 80% (based on 22 reviews).
12 Reasons Against
Only one DisplayPort Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a one DisplayPort PC monitor, and so does the LG 34UC97, whereas the DELL U3415W only has two DisplayPorts.
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a one USB 2.0 port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U3415W only has two USB 2.0 ports and the LG 34UC97 only has three USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Only four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U3415W only has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Five less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Samsung S34E790C is one, but the DELL U3415W only has six USB Type-A downstream ports and the LG 34UC97 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports.
Lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a 14WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor, and so does the LG 34UC97. That's 4W lower than the DELL U3415W (14WW). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

15% lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The Samsung S34E790C has a maximum height adjustment of 100mmmm, however the DELL U3415W is a 115mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (15mm higher).
More expensive by $281
The Samsung S34E790C is $280.99 more expensive than the DELL U3415W and $0.99 more expensive than the LG 34UC97.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung S34E790C is only stocked by 5 shops, but the DELL U3415W is stocked by 9 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The Samsung S34E790C is one month older than the DELL U3415W.
Nine less awards
The Samsung S34E790C has only received 4 awards, but the DELL U3415W has received 13 awards and the LG 34UC97 has received 6 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the Samsung S34E790C is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U3415W is 87% (based on 33 reviews).
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung S34E790C is 83%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U3415W is 85% (based on 157 reviews) and the LG 34UC97 is 87% (based on 49 reviews).

Awards

13 Awards
altomdata.dk: Recommended
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwareluxx.de: Value for Money
hardwareluxx.ru: Recommended
itc.ua: Recommended
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcforalla.idg.se: Best in Test
tek.no: Recommended
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
6 Awards
gagadget.com: Recommended
HEXUS.net: Innovation
itc.ua: Recommended
pcgameware.co.uk: Silver
tomshardware.com: Approved
tweaktown.com: Best Features Award
4 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 28 months Ago 26 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data No data

Display

Screen Size
34" 34" 34"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1440p
BEST
 1440p
 1440p
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Viewable Height
334.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
798.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
 21:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2325 x 0.2325 0.2325 x 0.2325 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
1,073.7M 1,073.7M 16.77M
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
172° 178°
BEST
178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
86.5cm 86.36cm 86cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 5ms 4ms
BEST
Color Gamut
91% 99%
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Thunderbolt Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
DisplayPort
2
BEST
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
1
USB 3.0 Port
4
BEST
3 4
BEST
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
6
BEST
3 4
USB Type-A Downstream Port
6
BEST
3 1
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
18W
BEST
14W 14W
Loudspeaker
2 2 2

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
115mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 15 -2 - 20

Power

Input Current
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
 C
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
55W
BEST
80W 64W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W
BEST
1.2W 0.5W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 93kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
130W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 77W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Storage Range
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
16.4kg 11.5kg
BEST
14.4kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 513mm
BEST
531mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 175mm
BEST
339mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 904mm 899mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9kg 9.9kg
BEST
Height With Stand
408.7mm
BEST
472.9mm 452mm
Depth With Stand
216mm
BEST
224.5mm 275.5mm
Width With Stand
824.7mm 830.5mm 821.5mm
BEST
Weight
8.4kg 8.3kg 7.4kg
BEST
Height
372mm 370.3mm 364mm
BEST
Depth
73.3mm 99mm 51.5mm
BEST
Width
824.7mm 830.5mm 821.5mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort

Technical Details

Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback