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Acer XR341CK PC Monitor

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34" 100000000:1 LED Jul 2015
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Ten Industry Awards

Experts in PC screens really like this medium monitor and have given it ten awards.

This LCD screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Tweaktown.com, Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshw.it all of whom concluded that this flatpanel monitor was brilliant.

This flatpanel monitor received an "Innovation Award" from both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which concluded that this PC screen was innovative.

The experts at three more expert review sites liked this Acer flatpanel monitor. The expert at Hardmaniacos.com conluded that they would recommend this flatpanel monitor and gave it a "Recommended" award and it received a Pcper.com "Gold" award. This Acer LCD screen also received a "Best Performance" award from Reviewstudio.net.

HEXUS.net gave this PC monitor a "Wish List" award and Hardwarecanucks.com gave it a "Dam Innovative" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

This PC display has an average expert rating of 86% based on four expert reviews from sites including tweaktown.com, digitalone.com.sg, straitstimes.com and reviewstudio.net.

User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this PC screen rated this PC monitor as superb on average.

Nice Design

A number of Acer XR341CK owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Expert website Reviewstudio.net said in their review of this PC monitor “Delivered a series of sleek, polished and beautiful monitors” . Digitalhippos.com said “The Acer XR341CK rises above the competion with a stellar stand, gorgeous design” in their Acer XR341CK review.

Two Acer XR341CK reviewers said that it was a good design. Hexus.net mentioned in their review on expert review site HEXUS.net last year “Acer has made smart design decisions to offer a compl”. Expert website Reviewstudio.net said in their review of this PC monitor “The XR341CK is probably their pinnacle work at this point - a premium screen with a clean, polished design that sports some fanta”.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. This month Lee mentioned on Amazon “The pivot of the screen is nice and smooth”.

One Acer XR341CK owner who bought the Acer XR341CK reckoned that it was well designed. Expert review site Uk.hardware.info wrote “The Acer XR341CK is a very nicely designed monitor which shows reasonably good test results across the board”.

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Easy to Use

Four Acer XR341CK reviewers concluded that this PC monitor was easy to use. Emanem said “Keep in mind you'll need a good videocard to use it efficiently” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 5 stars. Last year expert website Digitalhippos.com wrote “Easy to use menus”.

Some customers who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Edward Skerten mentioned this year “Some nice features in the settings too”. Jjholst said on Amazon “I'm honestly not sure if the freesync is turned on or not as there is no option in the menu” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Acer XR341CK owner who purchased it considered that it had a good experience. Edward Skerten wrote this year “The picture is fantastic and the gaming experience in ultra wide is a class apart to my old monitor” in his review.

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Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was good quality. Chrysovalandes Sophocleous rated it 5 stars and said on Amazon in November this year “Can take advantage of the freesync picture quality is perfect and i must add that the gaming modes are” in their review. Lowyat.net mentioned in their Acer XR341CK review in November last year “Great image quality”. Digitalhippos.com said “Right, back to opening the box, right off, I was stunned of how high quality everything was from unboxing to power up”.

Good Picture Quality

A few Acer XR341CK reviewers who purchased this PC monitor mentioned that it had good picture quality. A. Malik wrote in November this year “Freesync which is usable by most modern AMD graphics cards means that while the fps is within 30-75 you will not see any visual tearing or experience any vsync lag” in their Acer XR341CK review.

Some Acer XR341CK reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. In November this year Jjholst gave the product a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “The colours are as good as one might need for anything they might be doing on their computer, unless it is professional work such as photo/video editing; for that”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good refresh rate.

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Robust

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Jjholst mentioned on Amazon “The stand is the best I've ever seen - sturdy and solid metal” in their review of this PC monitor. Last year expert review site Tomshardware.co.uk wrote in their review “Its panel boasts top-notch accuracy and is built with excellent quality control”.

One customer said that it was strong and durable. In November Jjholst gave it a very good review and wrote in their review “Stand, which is equally sturdy, although not as pretty”.

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Good Size

One Acer XR341CK reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was thin. Emanem gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon this year “It's very slim and the refresh rate is better than average” in their review.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good height. Lee wrote “Didn't think that through! Height adjustment works well”.

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Good Technical Features

One customer thought the Acer XR341CK had good features.

Acer LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,506 expert and user reviews for Acer PC screens and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

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LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the LG 34UC87C[plb_2969397_price] which is cheaper; or the Eizo FlexScan EV2750[plb_3262622_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XR341CK has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of this type and age also have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the LG 34UC87C[plb_2969397_price] which is cheaper; or the Eizo FlexScan EV2750[plb_3262622_price] which has better reviews.

Alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price].

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

The least display colour count of LCD screens of this type and age is 16M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M. The Acer XR341CK has a fairly many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the XR341CK.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The XR341CK has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all medium monitors that have been available for more than a year the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One customer thought this PC monitor did not have good technical guidance.

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

The Acer XR341CK is a one USB Type-A downstream port PC screen.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the XR341CK, the Acer XR341CK does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The XR341CK is not 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer XR341CK does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the XR341CK also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most PC monitors of this spec and age have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the Acer XR341CK which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the XR341CK is more than most flatpanel monitors of this type and age. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the XR341CK. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this Acer PC monitor.

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Only One HDMI Port

The XR341CK is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC screens of this age and type have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Very Wide

At 825.5 millimeters, the XR341CK is very wide compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. The widths of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the XR341CK range from 340mm to 960mm, and the average width is 590mm.

Alternative PC monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the LG 34UC87C[plb_2969397_price] (830.5mm) which is also cheaper.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer XR341CK

Released Over a Year Ago

This Acer flatpanel monitor was released over a year ago.

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10 Awards

hardwarecanucks.com Dam Innovative reviewstudio.net Best Performance uk.hardware.info Innovation Award tweaktown.com Editor's Choice pcper.com Gold tomshardware.co.uk Editor Approved HEXUS.net Wish List hardware.info Innovation Award hardmaniacos.com Recommended tomshw.it Editor Recommended

Expert Reviews

(21)
29 December 2015

Given its specs list and looks, one would be surprised to find that Acer's XR341CK curved monitor isn't actually classified as a gaming monitor. Instead, Acer is marketing the monitor as a premium... Read more…

Excellent sRGB coverage
Great viewing angles
Great image quality
Excellent contrast
Bra bildoch frgkvalitet
Lack of adjustability options
Spoltjut kan upps 229
Fungerar endast i 75 Hz ihop med AMDkort
Buggigbesvrlig
Reflexfiltret har svrt fr ljusa rum
25 November 2015

AMD?s FreeSync technology didn?t have the easiest birth but its standing has gradually turned around with better monitors, additional capabilities, and a deeper range of options. It almost felt...

Hardwarecanucks.com

14 November 2015

With this "new" generation of monitors, Acer came swinging, and delivered a series of sleek, polished and beautiful monitors. The XR341CK is probably their pinnacle work at this point - a premium...

Reviewstudio.net

12 November 2015

The Acer XR341CK is a very nicely designed monitor which shows reasonably good test results across the board. The possibilities regarding connections is outstanding, the lighting is a nice bonus...

Uk.hardware.info

3 November 2015

Tweaktown.com

I have to admit this: I'm an UltraWide addict. I use two UltraWide monitors on my workstation machine for everyday work, and now I'm just addicted. I've been waiting for the 3440x1440 displays to... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 September 2015 by 2dogs
2dogs would recommend the Acer XR341CK

Keeping this one, best performer I've tried. The extra real estate and curve is perfect for general computing, and terrific for gaming (I'm better orientated). A flat screen is probably better for... Read more…

Quality
Amd Freesync
Engaging
No Need For Scaling
Ultra Wide
Price
Semi Gloss Coating
Some Light Bleed
Reviewed 22 July 2016 by Edward Skerten
(Verified Purchase)

Really pleased with this monitor. Was scepticle after ready horror stories of dead pixels and backlight bleed but went for it anyway. The picture is fantastic and the gaming experience in ultra... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Ok haven't even powered it up yet, looks impressive, no need to fit the stand is good to go straight on the desk. But it takes over half the desk in depth so kind of regretting it as I'll be... Read more…

Reviewed 30 May 2016 by JJHolst | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

This is the sweet spot resolution for acceptable gaming frame rates - way sharper than 1080p but not almost undrivable like 4K. The colours are as good as one might need for anything they might be... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2016 by A. MALIK
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing - I recently brought a HTC vive VR headset and this monitor. I can honestly say for traditional gaming i.e. Battlefield, Call of Duty, this monitor is a more immersive experience than... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $53.04
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $55.41
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer xr341, acer xr341c, acer xr341ck, acer xr341ckb, acer 3440x1440, acer xr341ckbm, acer umcx1ee001, acer xr341ckbmi, acer umcx1aa001, acer xr341ckbmij, acer xr341ckbmijp, acer xr341ckbmijpp, acer xr341ckbmijpph, acer xr341ckbmijpphz
Barcodes 00088442481410, 00734911168404, 00888863155040, 04713147970605

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