DELL U3415W vs LG 34UC97 vs Samsung S34E790C

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
Moderately bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL U3415W is 86.5cm display diagonal, but the LG 34UC97 is only an 86.36cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.14cm smaller) and the Samsung S34E790C is only an 86cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.5cm smaller).
One more displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the DELL U3415W is two, but the Samsung S34E790C only has one displayPorts quantity.
23% higher RMS rated power Edit
The DELL U3415W has an RMS rated power of 18W, however the LG 34UC97 and the Samsung S34E790C are both only 14W RMS rated audio power PC monitors (4W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

15mm higher height adjustment Edit
The DELL U3415W is a 115mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 15mm higher than the Samsung S34E790C (100mm).
Height adjustment Edit
The DELL U3415W has a height adjustment, and so does the Samsung S34E790C, whereas the LG 34UC97 does not have a height adjustment.
$284 cheaper
The DELL U3415W costs $714.95, whereas the LG 34UC97 is $999.00 and the Samsung S34E790C is $1,018.95.
Available from 4 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More popular
The DELL U3415W is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 443 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the Samsung S34E790C ranks No. 3620.
Nine more awards
The DELL U3415W has 13 awards, however the LG 34UC97 has 5 awards and the Samsung S34E790C has 4 awards.
Expert reviews are better
The DELL U3415W has an average expert review score of 87%, but the LG 34UC97 has an average rating of 80% (based on 38 reviews) and the Samsung S34E790C has an average rating of 80% (based on 22 reviews).
User reviews are a bit better
The DELL U3415W has an average user review score of 86%, but the LG 34UC97 has an average rating of 80% (based on 4 reviews) and the Samsung S34E790C has an average rating of 83% (based on 49 reviews).
5 Reasons For
4% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
LG 34UC97 is 178° horizontal viewing angle, and so does the Samsung S34E790C. That's 6° wider than the DELL U3415W (178°).
8% larger color gamut Edit
The LG 34UC97 has a color gamut of 99%, but the DELL U3415W is only a 91% color gamut PC monitor (8% smaller).
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 34UC97 is two (as does the Samsung S34E790C), but the DELL U3415W only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Two more USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The LG 34UC97 has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, however the DELL U3415W only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys and the Samsung S34E790C only has one USB Type-A downstream ports quantity.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The LG 34UC97 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", but the Samsung S34E790C has a rating of "C".
7 Reasons For
4% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the LG 34UC97. That's 6° wider than the DELL U3415W (178°).
25% faster response time Edit
The Samsung S34E790C has a response time of 4ms, however the DELL U3415W and the LG 34UC97 are both 5ms response time PC monitors (1ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a two HDMI ports quantity PC monitor (as does the LG 34UC97), whereas the DELL U3415W only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Height adjustment Edit
The Samsung S34E790C has a height adjustment (as does the DELL U3415W), however the LG 34UC97 does not have a height adjustment.
Lower power consumption (max) Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a 77W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 53W lower than the DELL U3415W (77W).
1kg lighter Edit
The Samsung S34E790C has a weight of 7.4kg, whereas the DELL U3415W is an 8.4kg weight PC monitor (1kg heavier) and the LG 34UC97 is an 8.3kg weight PC monitor (850g heavier).
Cheaper to run by $30.25
Over five years the Samsung S34E790C is $30.25 cheaper to run than the DELL U3415W and $22.23 cheaper to run than the LG 34UC97. Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
6° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
DELL U3415W is only 172° horizontal viewing angle, but the LG 34UC97 and the Samsung S34E790C are both 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitors (6° wider).
1ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U3415W is a 5ms response time PC monitor, and so does the LG 34UC97. That's 1ms slower than the Samsung S34E790C (4ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U3415W is a 91% color gamut PC monitor. That's 8% smaller than the LG 34UC97 ().
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the DELL U3415W is one, but the Samsung S34E790C only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Only two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The DELL U3415W has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, however the LG 34UC97 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
A lot higher power consumption (max) Edit
DELL U3415W is 130W maximum power consumption, but the Samsung S34E790C is a 77W maximum power consumption PC monitor (53W lower).
Heavier Edit
The DELL U3415W is an 8.4kg weight PC monitor. That's 190g heavier than the LG 34UC97 (7.4kg) and 1kg heavier than the Samsung S34E790C (7.4kg).
More expensive to run over five years by 39%
The running costs over five years of the DELL U3415W are $108.72 which is $8.02 more than the LG 34UC97 and $30.25 more than the Samsung S34E790C. Show assumptions.
13 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
LG 34UC97 is only 86.36cm display diagonal. That's 0.14cm smaller than the DELL U3415W (86cm) and 0.36cm bigger than the Samsung S34E790C (86cm).
1ms slower response time Edit
The LG 34UC97 has a response time of 5ms (as does the DELL U3415W), whereas the Samsung S34E790C is a 4ms response time PC monitor (1ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the LG 34UC97 is one, and so does the Samsung S34E790C, but the DELL U3415W only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 34UC97 has an RMS rated power of 14W, and so does the Samsung S34E790C. That's 4W lower than the DELL U3415W (14W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The LG 34UC97 does not have a height adjustment, however the DELL U3415W and the Samsung S34E790C do.
Heavier Edit
The LG 34UC97 has a weight of 8.3kg, but the DELL U3415W is an 8.4kg weight PC monitor (190g heavier) and the Samsung S34E790C is a 7.4kg weight PC monitor (850g lighter).
More expensive by $284
The LG 34UC97 is $284.05 more expensive than the DELL U3415W.
Not as many stockists
The LG 34UC97 is only stocked by 5 stores, however the DELL U3415W is stocked by 7 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by four months
The LG 34UC97 is four months older than the DELL U3415W and two months older than the Samsung S34E790C.
Higher running costs over five years by $22.23
Over five years the LG 34UC97 costs $100.70 to run which is $22.23 more to run than the Samsung S34E790C. Show assumptions.
Eight less awards
The LG 34UC97 has only received 5 awards, however the DELL U3415W has received 13 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The LG 34UC97 has an average expert score of 80%, but the DELL U3415W has an average expert rating of 87% (based on 33 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The LG 34UC97 has an average user score of 80%, but the DELL U3415W has an average user rating of 86% (based on 167 reviews) and the Samsung S34E790C has an average user rating of 83% (based on 49 reviews).
13 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is an 86cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.5cm smaller than the DELL U3415W (86cm) and 0.36cm smaller than the LG 34UC97 (86cm).
Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The Samsung S34E790C is a one displayPorts quantity PC monitor, and so does the LG 34UC97, whereas the DELL U3415W only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Two less USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the Samsung S34E790C is one, but the DELL U3415W only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys and the LG 34UC97 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Lower RMS rated power Edit
Samsung S34E790C is only 14W RMS rated audio power, and so does the LG 34UC97. That's 4W lower than the DELL U3415W (14W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

15% lower height adjustment Edit
The Samsung S34E790C has a height adjustment of 100mm, however the DELL U3415W is a 115mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (15mm higher).
More expensive by $304
The Samsung S34E790C is $304 more expensive than the DELL U3415W and $19.95 more expensive than the LG 34UC97.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung S34E790C is only stocked by 3 stores, but the DELL U3415W is stocked by 7 shops and the LG 34UC97 is stocked by 5 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by two months
The Samsung S34E790C is two months older than the DELL U3415W.
Less popular
The Samsung S34E790C is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 3620 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the DELL U3415W ranks No. 443.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung S34E790C is "C", whereas the rating of the LG 34UC97 is "B".
Nine less awards
The Samsung S34E790C has only received 4 awards, but the DELL U3415W has received 13 awards and the LG 34UC97 has received 5 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the Samsung S34E790C is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U3415W is 87% (based on 33 reviews).
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung S34E790C is 83%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U3415W is 86% (based on 167 reviews).

Awards

13 Awards
altomdata.dk: Recommended
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwareluxx.de: Value for Money
hardwareluxx.ru: Recommended
itc.ua: Recommended
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcforalla.idg.se: Best in Test
tek.no: Recommended
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
5 Awards
gagadget.com: Recommended
HEXUS.net: Innovation
itc.ua: Recommended
tomshardware.com: Approved
tweaktown.com: Best Features Award
4 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 29 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 106.78
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.94
Total running cost $ 108.72
Purchase price $ 714.95
Total cost of ownership $ 823.67
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 95.27
Electricity cost - standby $ 5.43
Total running cost $ 100.70
Purchase price $ 999.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,099.70
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 76.21
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 78.47
Purchase price $ 1,018.95
Total cost of ownership $ 1,097.42
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.71T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.71 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.67T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.52T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
34" 34" 34"
Display Resolution
 3440 x 1440
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
334.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
798.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
 21:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2325 x 0.2325 0.2325 x 0.2325 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
172° 178°
BEST
178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
86.5cm
BEST
86.36cm 86cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 5ms 4ms
BEST
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Color Gamut
91% 99%
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
 21:9
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
2
BEST
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
2
BEST
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
4 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
1
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
18W
BEST
14W 14W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
115mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 15 -2 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Input Current
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption (typical)
55W
BEST
80W 64W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
1.2W 0.5W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 93kWh
Power Consumption (max)
130W Unknown - Click to provide data 77W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
16.4kg 11.5kg
BEST
14.4kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 513mm
BEST
531mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 175mm
BEST
339mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 904mm 899mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9kg
BEST
9.9kg
Height (with Stand)
408.7mm
BEST
472.9mm 452mm
Depth (with Stand)
216mm
BEST
224.5mm 275.5mm
Width (with Stand)
824.7mm 830.5mm 821.5mm
BEST
Weight
8.4kg 8.3kg 7.4kg
BEST
Height
372mm 370.3mm 364mm
Depth
73.3mm 99mm 51.5mm
Width
824.7mm 830.5mm 821.5mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Feedback