HP Z32x vs LG 34UC98

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HP Z32x
LG 34UC98

Top Prices

MacMall
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In stock
B&H Photo
In stock
eBay
Standard delivery: $29.99
Newegg UK

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The HP Z32x is a 130mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 20mm higher than the LG 34UC98 (110mmmm).
Moderately shorter Edit
The HP Z32x is a 434.6mmmm tall PC monitor, whereas the LG 34UC98 is a 452mmmm tall PC monitor (17.4mm taller).
79.9mm narrower Edit
The HP Z32x is a 737.1mmmm wide PC monitor, whereas the LG 34UC98 is an 817mmmm wide PC monitor (79.9mm wider).
5 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The LG 34UC98 is a 34"" PC monitor. That's 2.5" bigger than the HP Z32x (34""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

3ms faster response time Edit
The LG 34UC98 has a response time of 5msms, however the HP Z32x is an 8msms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

Cheaper by $545
The LG 34UC98 is $544.99 cheaper than the HP Z32x.
13 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the LG 34UC98 is 80%, whereas the average rating of the HP Z32x is 70% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Marginally smaller screen size Edit
The HP Z32x has a screen size of 31.5"", however the LG 34UC98 is a 34"" PC monitor (2.5" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Slower response time Edit
The HP Z32x is an 8msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the LG 34UC98 (5msms). 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.

$545 more expensive
The HP Z32x is more expensive than the LG 34UC98 by $544.99.
Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the HP Z32x, whereas 14 sellers sell the LG 34UC98. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Six months older
The HP Z32x is older than the LG 34UC98 by six months.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The HP Z32x's average expert rating is only 70%, however the LG 34UC98's is 80% (based on 1 review).
3 Reasons Against
19% lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The LG 34UC98 has a maximum height adjustment of 110mmmm, however the HP Z32x is a 130mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (20mm higher).
Taller Edit
LG 34UC98 is 452mmmm tall. That's 17.4mm taller than the HP Z32x (452mmmm).
10% wider Edit
LG 34UC98 is 817mmmm wide. That's 79.9mm wider than the HP Z32x (817mmmm).

Awards

1 Award
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

16 months Ago 11 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 68.90
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 68.90
Purchase price $ 899.00
Total cost of ownership $ 967.90
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
31.5" 34"
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 3440 x 1440
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HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
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Viewable Height
392.04mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
696.96mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 135 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.182 x 0.182 0.2325 x 0.2325
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
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 1000:1
Display Diagonal
80cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9

Ports & Interfaces

Thunderbolt Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2 2
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
130mm
BEST
110mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Typical Power Consumption
86W 56.7W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
120W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 5
 90-265
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 5
 90-265
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
5 - 95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 11.2kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 505mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 208mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 977mm
Weight With Stand
10.8kg
BEST
7.8kg
Height With Stand
613.8mm 360mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
245.4mm
BEST
88mm
Width With Stand
737.1mm
BEST
817mm
Weight
7.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
434.6mm
BEST
452mm
Depth
70.1mm 231mm
BEST
Width
737.1mm
BEST
817mm

Technical Details

Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 300
Display Modes
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
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