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Acer Predator X34 PC Monitor

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34" 100000000:1 LED Jun 2015
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UltraWide QHD resolution and thirty-four inches of curved 21:9 aspect ratio widescreen give you a truly panoramic view. Adaptive-Sync technology offers stutter-free and tear-free gaming and DTS... More
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12 Reasons For

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Predator X34 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Acer Predator X34 which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer PC displays and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings compared to other brands.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.

There are a number of other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including a cheaper PC monitor such as the Fujitsu P27T-7[plb_3367075_price] or you might consider a better rated PC monitor such as the Eizo ColorEdge CX241[plb_2573323_price], or the HP ENVY 34c[plb_2976258_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Predator X34 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator X34 also have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available including the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price], or the Acer XR341CK[plb_2972210_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips BDM3490UC[plb_2921352_price] which is cheaper.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Acer Predator X34 of 178 degrees is one of the widest amongst LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the Predator X34. Medium monitors that were released one year ago have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Predator X34 has a very wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the Predator X34. The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that were released one year ago range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Two DisplayPorts

The Predator X34 has more DisplayPorts than most of the LCD screens of this spec and age. Most of the flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the Predator X34 only have one DisplayPort, however this Acer PC display has two DisplayPorts.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 86 centimeters, the Acer Predator X34 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the Predator X34. Across all the similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the Predator X34 the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Predator X34 is 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The resolution of all PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the Predator X34 ranges from 720 x 400 to 4096 x 2160.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Predator X34 is a four USB 3.0 port LCD screen.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

LCD screens that are a comparable age to the Predator X34 have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.5W. The Acer Predator X34 has a fairly high RMS rated audio power (7 Watts) compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released one year ago.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 4 milliseconds, the Predator X34 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the Predator X34. The average response time of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the Predator X34 is 5.7ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the Predator X34, the Acer Predator X34 does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC displays of a similar age and type to the Predator X34 are not 3D compatible. The Predator X34 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that were released more than a year ago do not have an integrated card reader. The Predator X34 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 93 kilowatt hours, the Predator X34's annual energy consumption is one of the highest amongst LCD screens of this age and spec. The annual energy consumptions of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the Predator X34 range from 22kWh to 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 47kWh.

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Very Wide

The narrowest LCD screen of this type and age is 340mm wide and the widest is 960mm. With a width of 825 millimeters, the Predator X34 is one of the widest comparable spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the Predator X34 amongst medium monitors of this age.

If you would consider a PC screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the Philips BDM3490UC[plb_2921352_price] (826mm) which is also cheaper.

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Heavy

Across all the PC screens of a similar spec and age to the Predator X34 the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. With a weight of 15 kilograms, the Predator X34 is very heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Predator X34

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over a year.

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Expert Reviews

(14)
14 January 2016

The Acer Predator X34 is everything I thought it would be when it arrived on my doorstep. Its massive size made its presence felt even before I set it all up, and once I powered it on, that...

Overclockersclub.com

Ultrawide 3440 1440 resolution
InPlane Switching (IPS) panel
Curved screen increases immersion in most games, while being subtle enough for everyday use
NVIDIA GSYNC
Overclocks to 100Hz
Price
Takes up a lot of desk real estate
No swivel
Maxes at 100Hz instead of 120Hz
Expensive
30 December 2015

Legitreviews.com

If you are looking for a curved monitor with NVIDIA G-Sync support the Acer Predator X34 might be exactly what you are looking for. This monster 34-inch curved display sports an IPS panel with a... Read more…

15 December 2015

Hothardware.com

If you're a PC gamer or into enthusiast computing, how would you describe your ideal monitor? For many, it might go something like a 32 - 34-inch IPS panel with a high refresh rate of 100Hz plus,... Read more…

10 December 2015

Tweaktown.com

In nearly all of my display reviews, I state that I'm a huge resolution and refresh rate fanatic, and it's true. But since the introduction of UltraWide monitors, I've yearned for one with a high... Read more…

4 December 2015

Since the first ultrawide display graced our desks in 2013, manufacturers have continued to refine format by introducing new models and features. After releasing the world's first 21:9 consumer... Read more…

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 22 December 2015 by Spiiicychips
Spiiicychips would recommend the Acer Predator X34

I've been researching this monitor for the longest time and finally got it! It took forever but I was glad to wait since several issues were fixed such as the banding issue in addition to wake... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2015 by Sad Japanese Man
Sad Japanese Man would recommend the Acer Predator X34

I use it mostly for gaming, and for some productivity and photo editing. It's a great gaming monitor, although, not all games support its ultrawide format, which sucks but hopefully there will be... Read more…

Reviewed 30 November 2015 by Vbinnie

I"m very happy to got a monitor that works.. I ordered this one from @ a few weeks ago and had a issue overclocking the hz to 100 and it went crazy did some crazy flicking and only went to 95 but... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2015 by Enthusiast Gamer Guy

Pros: Curved IPS 34 inch, G-Sync, OC up to 100 mhz Cons: Back Light Bleeding, Flickering, coil whine coming from screen (white backgrounds), Screen Turns on half awake after long sleeps, Scan... Read more…

100hz Refresh
Great picture
G-sync
The Curve Really Works
Reading Light
Price
The Osd Is Hard To Use
100hz In Your Dreams
Difficult To Use
Hard To Set Up
Reviewed 22 December 2015 by Sragsd0416

AVOID THIS MONITOR!!!!!!! DOES NOT provide 100Hz as advertised regardless of cable length or size. The Overclocking (OC) option is ONLY available with a DisplayPort style cable. To restate this it... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $0.49
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $2.84
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0.018T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.018 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 1 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 04058154090220, 04713392114700, 04713392114724

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