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DELL U3014 PC Monitor

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29.8" 2560 X 1600 2000000:1 LED Mar 2013
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Create precision work with the high-performance 75.6 cm (30") Dell UltraSharp U3014 monitor offering wide-ranging flexibility, efficiency and factory calibration. Designers, CGI animators,... More
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27 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec, this PC display is one of the most highly awarded by PC screen experts.

The writers at three expert review sites liked this medium monitor. The expert at PC Mag said that this PC screen was marvellous and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and the editor of Hardwareluxx.de conluded that they would definitely endorse it and gave it an "Excellent Hardware" award. Also, Itproportal.com gave this medium monitor a "Best Buy" award and said it would make a great purchase.

Hardwarecanucks.com gave this LCD screen a "Dam Good" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on five expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, PC Advisor.co.uk, techreviewsource.com and itproportal.com the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 86%. That puts this PC screen in the top 19% of all the comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years.

Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this PC screen on average 87%.

Easy to Use

Some DELL U3014 owners who bought the DELL U3014 thought it was easy to use. Anonymous said in their review of the DELL U3014 on Amazon “When you do they are intuitive and easy to use; simply hover your hand anywhere near them” and gave the DELL U3014 an excellent review score. Steve wrote in his review “Whilst it works very well indeed (you get a calibration programme which is very easy to use and effective) this might be VERY irritating if you already owned another model”.

One DELL U3014 owner who purchased it concluded that it had a good experience. Steve said in his review on Amazon “The 30" size makes editing a much better experience, too”.

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Good Product Quality

Some DELL U3014 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Ben Weston wrote “All in all it's a very good quality monitor (build quality is solid” in his review of the DELL U3014. Three years ago Eryk rated it 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Its picture really is high quality (on my system”. Paul W mentioned “Great picture quality and resolution” in his review of the DELL U3014 and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Good Picture Quality

Four people who bought the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. Anonymous said on Amazon “Panel uniformity, colours, looks are all pleasing”. Three years ago Aris said on Amazon “Colours are great, size is huge” in their DELL U3014 review. Ben Weston mentioned “Light bleed at the edges is absolutely terrible - if the display is showing colours then there's no problem” in his review of this PC monitor.

Some DELL U3014 owners who bought the product agreed that it had good picture quality. Three years ago Steve wrote on Amazon “The image quality is stunning - the ultimate test for me is whether my prints match the image on screen” in his DELL U3014 review.

One customer considered that it had image ghosting.

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DELL LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

DELL has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC monitor range.

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Good Connectivity

A number of DELL U3014 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Absolutelyn mentioned on Amazon “On setting this screen up I was extremely happy with it - 30" is a brilliant size, USB 3 ports are really handy - all round excellent” in their DELL U3014 review. Expert review site Techreviewsource.com wrote “The overall image quality is extremely good and USB 3.0 connectivity makes this monitor even more impressive” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars.

One DELL U3014 reviewer who purchased the DELL U3014 said that it was good in terms of connectivity. M. Maccana mentioned “It's 30 inches - On screen controls are simple to understand and responsive - Connectivity is good - USB3”.

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Nice Design

One customer who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was good looking. Three years ago Aris said in their review of this PC monitor “Apart from these two "confusing" matters, everything else was pretty straightforward”. One customer mentioned that this PC monitor was luxurious. Anonymous said on Amazon two years ago “This surprised me, as coming from two of Dell's 2005 IPS screens, I wasn't expecting anything as luxurious” in their review.

Good Size

Two customers reckoned that it was compact. Anonymous said “Card reader is ridiculous given that it omits Compact Flash (CF), that still being one of the most common professional photographic mediums” in their DELL U3014 review.

Robust

A few people who purchased it said that it was well made. Steve wrote “It's well made and has many connection options as well as a card reader”. Three years ago Itproportal.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Robust accurate colours, solid greyscale performance” and gave the DELL U3014 a score of 5 stars.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The DELL U3014 is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC screen.

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Five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The DELL U3014 is a five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the U3014 have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the LG 29EA93[plb_1469655_price], the Asus PB279[plb_2524515_price], or the Philips BDM3470UP[plb_3020738_price] which is cheaper.

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Has an Integrated Card Reader

The DELL U3014 has an integrated card reader, which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type do not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative flatpanel monitors with an integrated card reader currently available which you might also want to consider include the DELL UP2414Q[plb_2251567_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq PG2401[plb_2083439_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with an integrated card reader and we think the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price] is also worth considering.

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2560 X 1600 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the DELL U3014 is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common display resolution.

This PC monitor's display resolution (2560 x 1600 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of PC monitor the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Two DisplayPorts

The DELL U3014 is a two DisplayPort flatpanel monitor.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The DELL U3014 has a very wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the U3014. The average vertical viewing angle of PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the U3014 is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens of a similar age and type to the U3014 range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. At 178 degrees, the DELL U3014 has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

The least display colour count of flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years is 0.21M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 110M. The DELL U3014 has a fairly many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

Most PC screens that were released around the same time as the U3014 have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL U3014 which has five USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The DELL U3014 has a quite bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The display brightness of similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Quite Big Viewable Height

The DELL U3014 has one of the bigger viewable heights (400.8 millimeters) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The smallest viewable height of PC monitors of a similar type and age to the U3014 is 28mm, the biggest is 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

With a viewable width of 641.3 millimeters, the DELL U3014 has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other PC displays that were released more than two years ago. The viewable widths of flatpanel monitors of this type and age range from 1mm to 880mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 75.6 centimeters, the DELL U3014 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the U3014. The smallest display diagonal of similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago is 50cm, the biggest is 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.

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2560 X 1600 (WQXGA) Graphics Resolution

The DELL U3014 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA). That's 98% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The resolution of all PC screens of this age and type ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Has Four Cables Included

The DELL U3014 has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago. This DELL PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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9 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One DELL U3014 reviewer considered that this PC monitor did not have good features. Expert review site Itproportal.com mentioned in their DELL U3014 review three years ago “The Dell UltraSharp U3014, picks up where the U3011 left off and brings a few new features to the table, including LED backlighti”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The DELL U3014 does not have a built-in speaker, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the U3014 also do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the Asus PB279[plb_2524515_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The DELL U3014 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the U3014 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The DELL U3014 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

At only 90 millimeters, the DELL U3014 has a fairly low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Only One HDMI Port

The DELL U3014 is a one HDMI port PC screen.

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Heavy

Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U3014 the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. The DELL U3014 is one of the heavier medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U3014 (7.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

The DELL U3014 has a fairly high maximum power consumption (120 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the U3014. The average maximum power consumption of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the U3014 is 53W, and the maximum power consumptions range from 5.4W to 250W.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL U3014

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

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Built-In Speaker
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Integrated TV Tuner
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4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(15)
9 September 2013

When taken at face value, there’s really nothing special about the UltraSharp U3014 since 30”, 2560x1600 monitors have been around for what seems ages now. There have been some great...

Hardwarecanucks.com

22 April 2013

Making the jump from a 27-inch display to a 30-inch display is a substantial investment: Dell's U3014 costs a lot more than either Dell's 27-inch U2713H or Apple's 27-inch Thunderbolt displays....

Techreviewsource.com

22 April 2013

The Dell UltraSharp U3014 is a 30-inch IPS display with LED backlighting, a 2560 x 1600-pixel resolution and excellent viewing angles. The overall image quality is extremely good and USB 3.0... Read more…

18 April 2013

A 30-inch desktop giant of a display, the Dell UltraSharp U3014 offers resolution of 2460 by 1600 pixels on a matte IPS screen with environmentally friendly LED backlighting. The U3014 boasts... Read more…

If you're in the market for a high-quality, large display, the Dell Ultrasharp U3014 is worth considering...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 19 November 2013 by Mike
Mike would recommend the Dell U3014

This monitor arrived double-packed (additional packaging added by B&H.) Slip-clicked onto the stand and was up and running in 10 minutes. I have been using two side-by-side BenQ 1920x1200 monitors... Read more…

Reviewed 31 July 2013 by CrystalCowboy
CrystalCowboy would recommend the Dell U3014 (Verified Purchase)

The Dell U3014 is currently the only 30" monitor available with both LED backlighting and Displayport connections.The product arrived in a timely fashion, well-packaged. It was easy to assemble,... Read more…

Reviewed 28 July 2014 by Squidly2112
Squidly2112 would recommend the Dell U3014 (Verified Purchase)

With the proper setup (video subsystem, cables, drivers) this monitor can't be beat. Most of the complaints I have read are undoubtedly due to improper system and setup. This monitor will NOT work... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2014 by Tukmolly
Tukmolly would recommend the Dell U3014 (Verified Purchase)

Purchased 3 of these DELLS to replace my aging fleet of 5 Samsung 305Ts. I use these 30 inchers primarily for NVIDIA surround gaming. I have these paired to a high end PC set up. First of all, I... Read more…

Reviewed 9 July 2014 by Canon Shots
Canon Shots would recommend the Dell U3014 (Verified Purchase)

I loved the 2560 x 1600 resolution of my old cinema display but the technology was getting old and the color bothered me. I even tried the new Mac Pro and a 55 inch 4k tv but the 30 mhz refresh... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $74.40
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 210aapi, 905g10khuk, dell u3014, dell 210aapc, dell p171084, dell 210aapi, dell 350cdm2, dell 9059zs00, dell p171084p, dell 9059za00, 5397063347735
Barcodes 00012302321042, 00639767847032, 00884116112105, 00884116112112, 04053162584037, 05397063347735, 08841161121058

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