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LG 34UC87MB PC Monitor

hardware.info Excellent
34" LED 2 Jan 2015
Screen Size Display Type Thunderbolt Port Built-In Speaker Release Date
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site wrote that this PC screen was good. Hardware.info gave this flatpanel monitor an "Excellent" award.

Good User Reviews

People who bought this LG LCD screen rated this PC monitor 84 out of 100 on average.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 34UC87-M reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had clear images. Bobby a he mentioned on Amazon “Very nice screens, good clarity” in his review.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We calculated the average reviews for all LG flatpanel monitors and also specifically for LG medium monitors and found that in both cases LG had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Eizo ColorEdge CX241 ($1,193.99), the HP ENVY 34 ($1,993.95), or the Fujitsu P27T-7 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago, the 34UC87-M has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the XR341CK ($792.99), or the Predator X34 both from Acer or the HP ENVY 34 ($1,993.95).

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Very Many Display Colour Count

With a display colour count of 1,073.7 million, the 34UC87-M has a very many display colour count compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 34UC87-M. The least display colour count of flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the 34UC87-M is 16M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 34UC87-M that we have assessed, the vertical viewing angle of the 34UC87-M of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The average vertical viewing angle of LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 34UC87-M is 170°.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens of this type and age is 18°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The 34UC87-M has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 34UC87-M is a two HDMI port PC display.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

When compared to other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 34UC87-M that we have assessed, the display diagonal of the 34UC87-M of 87 centimeters is one of the biggest. The average display diagonal of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 34UC87-M is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

At 14 Watts, the LG 34UC87-M has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC87-M the RMS rated audio powers range from 1W to 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.5W.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the 34UC87-M is 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC87-M graphics resolutions range from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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8 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The 34UC87-M is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port flatpanel monitor.

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Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 34UC87-M have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the LG 34UC87-M which has two USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 34UC87-M does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 34UC87-M also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC screens of a similar age and type to the 34UC87-M are not 3D compatible. The LG 34UC87-M is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The 34UC87-M does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the 34UC87-M also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other LCD screens with an integrated card reader and we think the DELL UP3216Q ($1,299.00), or the Benq SW2700PT ($599.00) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The 34UC87-M is a two USB 3.0 port PC screen.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The 34UC87-M has a fairly high annual energy consumption (79 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the 34UC87-M. Across all the similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 34UC87-M the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 140kWh.

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Very Wide

The average width of LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the 34UC87-M is 590mm, and the widths range from 340mm to 960mm. The width of the LG 34UC87-M of 830.5 millimeters is one of the widest amongst flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the 34UC87-M.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UC87-M

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Two Thunderbolt Ports

Compared to the other seven PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the 34UC87-M that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of, the LG 34UC87-M has two thunderbolt ports which is average.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other 2 thunderbolt port LCD screens and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 34UC87 is also worth considering.

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1 Award

hardware.info Excellent

Expert Reviews

16 July 2015

Hardware.info

LG introduceerde als eerste een gebogen monitor, maar het duurde even voordat we deze konden testen. Inmiddels bereikten zelfs twee exemplaren ons lab, dus hoog tijd voor een review. De twee... Read more…

User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 6 September 2015 by Luis P.
(Verified Purchase)

The 34" ultrawide curved monitor is the monitor that COULD have been a GREAT monitor but MISSED the mark due to the heavy light bleeding. Had the light bleed not been so pronounced I would have... Read more…

Reviewed 13 May 2015 by John b.
(Verified Purchase)

Loved the screen but only for my workload...

Reviewed 7 June 2015 by Brice C.
(Verified Purchase)

I have been using this monitor for over two weeks and I love it. This monitor is designed more for editing and such, but I use it for gaming. That is also why I deducted one egg, because it's not... Read more…

Beautiful
Highres
Curved
Ips
I don't own this monitor, but I have used one. it's great and will display a lot of information. It has an awesome picture, and is very sharp. The colors are very nice
60hz
5ms response time
Corners mild led backlight bleeding
It can be a strain on the eyes if you sit too far away. Consider scaling up windows
Holly the price for a screen i bought on sale for 1000 dollar and think its totally worth it, if you don't have deep pockets or don't use it everyday for long periods of high work flow, i don't find t
Reviewed 14 May 2015 by John V.
(Verified Purchase)

The biggest problem is my eyesight, but that is not LG's fault. I would like to see the same monitor at the same resolution, but in a 37-40" version so the text would be larger. I may switch to... Read more…

Reviewed 9 May 2015 by Erikzulu
Erikzulu would recommend the LG 34UC87M (Verified Purchase)

Use: Connected to Mac Pro via Thunderbolt. Mostly used for iPhoto/Photos applications. This is a nice big monitor, uses good amount of space on the desk. I have been looking at the 34UC97 for some... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $66.72
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Total running cost over 5 years $66.72
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0.43T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 34uc87, lg 34uc87m, lg 34uc87mb, lg 3440x1440, certified 34uc87, certified 34uc87m, certified 34uc87mb, certified 3440x1440, lg electronics 34uc87, lg electronics 34uc87m, lg electronics 34uc87mb, lg electronics 34uc87mba, lg electronics 34uc87mbae, lg electronics 34uc87mbaeu, asrockasusantecarcticb 34uc87, asrockasusantecarcticb 34uc87m
Barcodes 08806087298673

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$130 Cheaper
Ten More Awards
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User Reviews Are a Lot Better
Sixty-Four Times Less Display Colour Count
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