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AOC Q2963PM PC Monitor

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29" 50000000:1 LED Jan 2013
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
A new dimension of entertainment is here: the myMulti-Play (q2963Pm). The giant 73.7 cm (29 ) display delivers true cinema feeling at home, thanks to its 21:9 format and UWHD resolution of 2560 x... More
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AOC Q2963PM 29 Widescreen IPS LED Monitor Review
HD - Unboxing AOC Q2963PM - 29 UltraWide IPS LED Monitor
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AOC: Q2963PM UltraWide Monitor review

19 Reasons For

Twenty Industry Awards

Amongst PC monitors of this type and age, this PC display is one of the most highly awarded.

The editors of four expert review sites all thought that this AOC PC monitor was great. Gadgetgear.nl, Hw-journal.de and Hardzone.es all gave this LCD screen a "Silver" award and Gamezoom.net gave it a "Silver Award".

This PC screen received a "Recommended" from Pcfoster.pl, Almodi.org, Purepc.pl and Conowego.pl all of whom wrote that this AOC flatpanel monitor was good.

This LCD screen received a "Platinum" from both Hwlegend.com and Techstation.it, both of which concluded that this PC display was marvellous.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Gold" award by both Xtremehardware.com and Pcgameware.co.uk, both of which concluded that this medium monitor was brilliant.

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Good Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 80% based on twenty expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, Chip.de and macworld.co.uk.

Owner Reviews Are Good

This AOC PC monitor has an average owner rating of 82% based on 70 owner reviews.

Easy to Use

Three customers considered that it had a good experience. J. Clark rated the product as very good and mentioned on Amazon “Viewing angles make for a fantastic experience”. Mr. A. J. Simmons mentioned two years ago “Makes for a truly engaging and immersive experience” in their AOC Q2963PM review. Also two years ago Simovski Stanislav wrote “It also just provides a more pleasant experience” and scored the product very highly.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the AOC Q2963PM was easy to use. Mjracer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Very easy to use once you figure it out” and rated the product as excellent. Simovski Stanislav scored the product very highly and wrote on Amazon “Handy for the office use.- Higher-than-normal colour gamut” in their review of the AOC Q2963PM.

One person who bought the product considered that it was easy to setup. Expert review site Pcgameware.co.uk gave it an excellent rating and wrote two years ago “Was incredibly easy to set up”.

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AOC PC Screens Have Excellent Reviews

Medium monitors built by AOC have excellent reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that AOC also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

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Nice Design

Some AOC Q2963PM owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Mr. A. J. Simmons mentioned on Amazon “Although Blu-rays are limited to 1920 x 1080 they upscale beautifully without any obvious loss of detail or sharpness” and scored it 5 stars. Mr. A. J. Simmons also mentioned “So in summary; everything is vibrant and beautifully varied”. Macworld.co.uk scored it 4 stars and mentioned “A stylish cabinet and good brightness consistency all over” in their review.

One AOC Q2963PM owner who reviewed it thought it was neat. Adam M. mentioned in his review of the AOC Q2963PM “Having 2 web browsers side by side without the left-to-right scroll bar is also pretty neat” and rated the product as excellent.

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Good Size

Two people who bought this PC monitor thought it was a good width. Adam M. mentioned on Amazon two years ago “9, so if you're a movie lover like myself then you will appreciate the extra width”. Also two years ago Mr. A. J. Simmons said on Amazon “Whilst you don't get the same vertical real-estate that's useful for desktop use as you would on a 2560 x 1440 model, you do get some useful extra width over 1920 x 1080” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars.

One AOC Q2963PM reviewer who bought the AOC Q2963PM concluded that it was thin. Mjracer wrote in their AOC Q2963PM review “It's pretty much the same as any other slim lcd/led TV of this size”.

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Robust

Several AOC Q2963PM reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made. Power_parents said on Amazon “A good screen, well built and worth the” in their review. Simovski Stanislav said “Very good build”.

A number of AOC Q2963PM reviewers who reviewed the AOC Q2963PM reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Jen mentioned on Amazon two years ago “No scratches or dead pixels so did not complain about it”. Mark Twain mentioned on Amazon “You have to be extremely careful when wiping the screen or you can easily damage the backlight etc”.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was strong and durable. Two years ago Simovski Stanislav wrote “It looks very sturdy” in their review.

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Good Product Quality

Several AOC Q2963PM owners agreed that it was good quality. Two years ago Pauld said in their AOC Q2963PM review on Amazon “Very high quality, fantastic build, beautiful to look at”. Sd wrote in their AOC Q2963PM review “It's also a great quality monitor - excellent picture for the money” . Simovski Stanislav wrote in their review of the AOC Q2963PM on Amazon “Very high quality monitor”.

Good Picture Quality

Several AOC Q2963PM reviewers said in their reviews that the AOC Q2963PM had good colour saturation. Aidan O'byrne gave the AOC Q2963PM a score of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “The IPS panel is leaps and bounds above the TN panel display that lives to the left of it and the colours are noticeably brighter”.

One AOC Q2963PM owner who reviewed the AOC Q2963PM concluded that it had good picture quality.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Ua.gecid.com highlighted in their review that this flatpanel monitor provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Connectivity

A few customers said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Two years ago J. Clark rated it 5 stars and said on Amazon “The range of inputs is impressive, with HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort” in their review of the AOC Q2963PM.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC u3477[plb_2367536_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Q2963PM has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type do not have a built-in speaker.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec range from 50° to 180°. The Q2963PM has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Two DisplayPorts

The Q2963PM is a two DisplayPort PC display. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the Q2963PM have between one and three DisplayPorts.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The average viewable width of PC monitors of this type and age is 520mm, and the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm. The Q2963PM has a quite big viewable width (694.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

At 73.7 centimeters, the AOC Q2963PM has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors of this age and type is 50cm, the biggest is 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The Q2963PM has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. PC monitors of this type and age graphics resolutions range from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago, the Q2963PM is not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of a similar age and type to the Q2963PM do not have a built-in camera. The Q2963PM is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the Q2963PM do not have an integrated card reader. The Q2963PM is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader to this PC display and we think the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price], or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] is also worth considering.

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Only One Loudspeaker

The Q2963PM is a one loudspeaker flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Low Video Dot Rate

The Q2963PM has a fairly low video dot rate (only 146 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Q2963PM. The lowest video dot rate of LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the Q2963PM is 85MHz and the highest is 280MHz.

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Heavy

The AOC Q2963PM is quite heavy (6.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to the Q2963PM. Across all the medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Q2963PM the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the AOC Q2963PM

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this PC screen was released.

Specification

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20 Awards

kitguru.net Must Have gadgetgear.nl Silver purepc.pl Recommended hardzone.es Silver ua.gecid.com Value For Money eteknix.com Innovation almodi.org Recommended Buy ixbt.com Original Design hw-journal.de Silver gamezoom.net Silver Award techstation.it Platinum Performance megaobzor.com/ HIT pcgameware.co.uk Gold tomshardware.com Smart Buy hdblog.it Good Price conowego.pl Recommended xtremehardware.com Gold hwlegend.com Platinum pcmagazine.ru 5 Star pcfoster.pl Recommended

Expert Reviews

(54)
21 March 2014

The AOC Q2963PM - MYMULTI-PLAY is a monitor that incorporates a 29? 21:9 superwide format display (IPS LED-backlit with a 2560 x 1080 res). Which in English is a ratio that can eliminate the black... Read more…

12 February 2014

2013 will be known as the year when PC monitors finally started moving beyond Full HD resolution. Last year we tested a large number of WQHD monitors with 2560x1440 pixels, and today we will... Read more…

13 January 2014

The AOC Q2963PM 21:9 SuperWide Monitor arrived well packaged and was incredibly easy to set up. I found the 21:9 29? panel a little strange at first (almost like viewing through a letter-box), but...

Pcgameware.co.uk

10 December 2013

Eteknix.com

Over the last few years, we have been [in general] demanding higher and higher resolutions from our monitors, and before we even think about using a multi-screen setup ? the most common resolution... Read more…

25 November 2013

Kitguru.net

With the growing rise in popularity of new high resolution Ultra Wide monitors we take a look at the AOC Q2963PM. This panel has support for both Dual Link DVI and DisplayPort connectors and can... Read more…

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User Reviews

(36)
Reviewed 1 October 2013 by Thompson
Thompson would recommend the AOC Q2963PM (Verified Purchase)

I back-ordered one of these and waited patiently for almost 3 months. Worth the wait. Middle-aged eyes don't appreciate cramped visual content with tiny type sizes. Too often, I've found myself... Read more…

Reviewed 31 December 2013 by ShawnDenCO

Love the added room on this wide screen. Wall mountable and easy setup. Movies look great with no black borders on top or bottom. Picture is clear and bright...

Adjustable
Easy To Set Up
Lightweight
Sharp Image
Vivid Colors
No Left-right Swivel
Tip-prone Stand
(Verified Purchase)

I Must Say that this Is A Fantastic Monitor It took bit of time to get used to it But ( Id Never Go Back To normal Again )
If your a Gamer Its Brilliant Some Times can be Pain cause Some... Read more…

Reviewed 15 January 2015 by John David Bowen-Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent.

This review is by my son who owns the monitor.
I have been using the monitor daily for a year or so and I love it. There is plenty of space for productivity and movies and ultrawide formatted... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $37.20
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $39.56
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers q2963p, q2963pm
Barcodes 00038986182140, 00086000183479, 00132017756967, 00163121156022, 00577530867378, 00685417054589, 00738365474036, 04038986182140, 04717385941021, 06854170545892

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