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LG 34UC87C
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LG 34UC87CB PC Monitor

tweaktown.com Editor's Choice
34" 5000000:1 LED May 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
The LG 34UC87C-B monitor is the ultimate large screen 21:9 monitor for work and play. The subtle curve of the screen offers an immersive viewing experience, enhanced by the impressive image... More
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16 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This LCD screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Tweaktown.com who wrote that this medium monitor was excellent.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on two expert reviews from sites including tweaktown.com and tweakers.net the average expert rating of this PC screen is 98 out of 100. PC display experts think this PC display is one of the very best LCD screens of a similar spec and age.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 10 user reviews the average user rating of this medium monitor is 82%.

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Steve Ashley said “Screen quality is great if a bit flimsy in some of the corners.”.

Robust

One LG 34UC87C reviewer who reviewed the LG 34UC87C reckoned that it was well made. Steve Ashley wrote on Amazon “For a screen this size, to get it 100% solid would result in a screen you couldn't move” yet he gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

Good Brand

On average LG medium monitors have good ratings as do all flatpanel monitors produced by LG.

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LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think the Asus PG278Q ($557.99) which is cheaper; or the DELL U3415W ($719.00) which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the 34UC87C, the LG 34UC87C has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the DELL U3415W ($719.00), or the Viewsonic VP2780 ($599.99) which has better reviews; or the Asus PG27AQ ($899.00) which is cheaper.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 34UC87C is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the 34UC87C has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 34UC87C.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 34UC87C has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec. The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 34UC87C is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 34UC87C is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for more than a year have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 32W. At 14 Watts, the 34UC87C has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released one year ago.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The LG 34UC87C has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all LCD screens of a similar age and type to the 34UC87C the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

At 99 percent, the LG 34UC87C has a fairly large color gamut compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the 34UC87C. The color gamuts of medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC87C range from 68% to 120%.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

The average maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year is 130mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 20mm to 180mm. With a maximum height adjustment of 140 millimeters, the 34UC87C has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the 34UC87C is more than most PC monitors of a similar spec and age to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the 34UC87C.

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8 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One LG 34UC87C owner who purchased it considered that it was not heavy. Xanazon mentioned on Amazon “Next stop? County Court + hefty fees and expenses” in their review.

Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The LG 34UC87C is a two USB Type-A downstream port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the 34UC87C have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the 34UC87C do not have a built-in camera. The 34UC87C is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 34UC87C is not 3D compatible. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 34UC87C are also not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Asus PG278Q ($557.99).

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 34UC87C does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC87C also do not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth considering alternative PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the Benq SW2700PT ($500.00).

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The LG 34UC87C is a two USB 3.0 port PC display.

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Heavy

At 8 kilograms, the 34UC87C is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 34UC87C. The average weight of PC screens of this age and spec is 5kg.

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Very Wide

The narrowest comparable spec PC monitor that has been on the market for more than a year is 340mm wide and the widest is 960mm. With a width of 830.5 millimeters, the 34UC87C is very wide compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 34UC87C.

Alternative LCD screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic VP2780 ($599.99) (642.7mm and higher rated), or the DELL U3415W ($719.00) (824.7mm and higher rated).

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 34UC87C

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this PC monitor was released.

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1 Award

tweaktown.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(3)
19 October 2015

Not since the days of Intel vs Apple have we seen a new technology create such an emotional response from the entire PC community. While there are a few who will not hold a strong opinion on 21:9...

25 August 2015

Tweaktown.com

At the very end of last year, LG sent me over their first 34-inch curved UltraWide 21:9, the 34UC97, which I fell head over heels in love with. The 21:9 aspect ratio was something I had never... Read more…

31 December 2015

Voor de langste tijd was ik aan het twijfelen tussen Dell U3415W en een goedkopere AOC U3477PQU. Maar na het lezen van enkele horror verhalen over Backlight Bleeding (alle merken) heb ik Ultra... Read more…

Sexy en luxueus
Vervangt gemakkelijk 2 schermen
Werkt
Maakt schermen onder 1440p IPS hideous
Curve is zeer indringend bij sommige toepassingen
Doet opscheppen bij vrienden en familie

User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 13 December 2014 by Lauren D.
(Verified Purchase)

This TV arrived within a couple of days after ordering it. i was very happy with the shipping time and the delivery company (CEVA). The TV is LED and has a great picture. It was extremely easy to... Read more…

Reviewed 9 November 2015 by Bruce C.
(Verified Purchase)

Did not buy this TV because of the Smart features. TV is used as a monitor for an HTPC via the HDMI input. As such all the "smart" is in the PC, not the TV...

Agree with other reviews. This TV has a fantastic picture. Rich deep colors and very good contrast. Using the Smart functions (see comment below), I have not seen many of the delays others have report
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Looks good
Slim
Poorly designed stand. TV is too big 55") for a single center mounted post type stand. Result is TV on the stand is a bit tippy. Not a problem if you consider mounting to wall
Hard To Set Up
Reviewed 20 November 2015 by Fstop Freddie
Fstop Freddie would recommend the LG 34UC87C (Verified Purchase)

I use this for video editing and photo editing among other things. It's great. Love the width tho I do still use a second monitor. As good a performer as it is, a nice bonus is the comments you... Read more…

Reviewed 27 August 2015 by SROY
SROY would recommend the LG 34UC87C (Verified Purchase)

I use this monitor for post processing in LR or CC. Its the best monitor Ive ever owned. After reading some of the reviews I was concerned with light bleed. But after recieving the monitor and... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by JD
JD would recommend the LG 34UC87C (Verified Purchase)

This is a beautiful display. Unfortunately the one I got had a power issue and kept randomly turning off while in active use. It is tricky to get the stand on because of how big the display is.... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $86.32
Electricity cost when on standby $5.62
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Total running cost over 5 years $91.94
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg uc87, lg uc87c, lg bg124, lg bg124l, lg uc87cb, lg 34uc87, lg bg124lg, lg 34uc87c, lg 34uc87cb, lg 3440x1440, lg 34uc87cba, lg 34uc87cbae, contact 34uc87, lg 34uc87cbaek, contact 34uc87c, contact 34uc87cb, lg electronics 34uc87, lg electronics 34uc87c, lg electronics 34uc87cb, asrockasusantecarcticb 34uc87, asrockasusantecarcticb 34uc87c
Barcodes 00719192197817, 04053162890879, 08806087419832, 08806087419962

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