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LG 31MU97C-B

LG 31MU97CB PC Monitor

31" LCD 736.6mm Mar 2015
Screen Size Display Type Built-In Speaker Width Release Date
The 31MU97C-B delivers 4K (4096x2160) resolution across a 31 display, providing crisp images with a significant amount of pixels on-screen. 4K (4096x2160) resolution displays over four times the... More
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11 Reasons For

Three Upstream Ports

Most PC monitors of this age and type have between one and five upstream ports, including the 31MU97C-B which has three upstream ports.

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Good Brand

LG medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all LCD screens LG is one of the superior brands.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The 31MU97C-B has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.

Other LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Philips BDM3275[plb_2851024_price].

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Two HDMI Ports

The 31MU97C-B is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 31MU97C-B have between one and three HDMI ports.

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4096 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The 31MU97C-B has a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution.

This LCD screen's resolution (4096 x 2160) is actually the best resolution amongst all PC monitors of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of LCD screen the worst resolution is 720 x 400.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of comparable spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the 31MU97C-B is 65cm. The 31MU97C-B has a fairly big display diagonal (78.7 centimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the 31MU97C-B.

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Quite Large Color Gamut

With a color gamut of 99.5 percent, the 31MU97C-B has one of the larger color gamuts amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. PC monitors of this type and age have color gamuts of between 68% and 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

Medium monitors that have been available for more than a year have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 32W. The LG 31MU97C-B has a quite high RMS rated audio power (10 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 31MU97C-B.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 31MU97C-B the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At 320 candellas per square meter, the 31MU97C-B has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the 31MU97C-B.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

The maximum height adjustments of PC monitors that have been available for more than a year range from 17mm to 510mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. With a maximum height adjustment of 140 millimeters, the 31MU97C-B has a fairly high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 31MU97C-B.

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Has Four Cables Included

The 31MU97C-B has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays of this age and spec. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this PC display.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The 31MU97C-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this PC monitor and we think the DELL UZ2215H[plb_2323495_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC monitors that are a similar age to the 31MU97C-B are not 3D compatible. The 31MU97C-B is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price], or the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec, the 31MU97C-B does not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader including the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price], or the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

The maximum power consumptions of medium monitors that have been available for more than a year range from 0.45W to 170W. With a maximum power consumption of 85 Watts, the LG 31MU97C-B has one of the higher maximum power consumptions amongst PC screens of this age.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 31MU97C-B is 5kg. At 78.9 kilograms, the 31MU97C-B is very heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 31MU97C-B.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 31MU97C-B

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market for over a year.

LCD Display Type

The 31MU97C-B has an LCD display type which is better than most LCD screens of a similar age and type to it. Most PC monitors that came out around the same time as it have an LED display type.

We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus VN247[plb_1473074_price] is also worth considering.

If the display type of this LCD screen is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Philips 224E5[plb_1499773_price] (LED), or the AOC G2460VQ6[plb_3032738_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Electricity cost when switched on $60.76
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Total running cost over 5 years $60.76
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 lg 17x9, lg 31mu97, lg 31mu97c, lg 31mu97cb, generic 31mu97, generic 31mu97c, generic 31mu97cb, lg electronics 31mu97, lg electronics 31mu97c, lg electronics 31mu97cb
Barcodes 00000011679053, 00719192197633, 04923123153391
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