HP Z34c vs LG 32SL5B

LG 32SL5B

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
2" bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP Z34c has a display diagonal of 34", but the LG 32SL5B is only a 32" PC monitor (2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

2ms faster response time Edit
The HP Z34c is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms faster than the LG 32SL5B (10ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the HP Z34c is two, but the LG 32SL5B only has one HDMI ports quantity.
0.02W lower power consumption (off) Edit
The HP Z34c is a 0.48W power consumption when off PC monitor, whereas the LG 32SL5B is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.02W higher).
6 Reasons For
100 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The LG 32SL5B is a 450 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the HP Z34c (450 cd/m²).
Built-in USB hub Edit
The LG 32SL5B has a built-in USB hub, but the HP Z34c does not have a built-in USB hub.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
LG 32SL5B is 20W RMS rated audio power. That's 14W higher than the HP Z34c (20W). 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.

Cheaper by $299
The LG 32SL5B is $299.42 cheaper than the HP Z34c.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $99.97
Over five years the LG 32SL5B is $99.97 cheaper to run than the HP Z34c. Read more

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
100 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP Z34c has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², but the LG 32SL5B is a 450 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
Does not have a built-in USB hub Edit
The HP Z34c does not have a built-in USB hub, but the LG 32SL5B has a built-in USB hub.
14W lower RMS rated power Edit
The HP Z34c has an RMS rated power of 6W, however the LG 32SL5B is a 20W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (14W higher). 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.

$299 more expensive
The HP Z34c is more expensive than the LG 32SL5B by $299.42.
Not as many stockists
Only 3 stores sells the HP Z34c, however 5 shops sell the LG 32SL5B. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Two months older
The HP Z34c is older than the LG 32SL5B by two months.
More expensive to run over five years by 129%
The running costs of the HP Z34c are $177.37 which is $99.97 more than the LG 32SL5B over five years. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
7% smaller display diagonal Edit
The LG 32SL5B is a 32" PC monitor. That's 2" smaller than the HP Z34c (32"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

20% slower response time Edit
The LG 32SL5B has a response time of 10ms, however the HP Z34c is an 8ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The LG 32SL5B is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the HP Z34c only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
5% higher power consumption (off) Edit
The LG 32SL5B has a power consumption (off) of 0.5W. That's 0.02W higher than the HP Z34c (0.5W).

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Date Released

17 months Ago 15 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 175.48
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.89
Total running cost $ 177.37
Purchase price $ 737.41
Total cost of ownership $ 914.78
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 77.40
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 77.40
Purchase price $ 437.99
Total cost of ownership $ 515.39
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

1.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
31
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"
BEST
32"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
Display
 LED
BEST
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
333.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
749.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.232 x 0.232 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
86.36cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 450 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms
BEST
10ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
 Audio input
 Audio input
RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
BEST

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
6W 20W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-180 - 180 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
BEST
 C
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 42W
Power Consumption (off)
0.48W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
93W 65W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
91kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
150W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.6kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 498mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 301.9mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 740.4mm
Weight With Stand
9.8kg 8.8kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
477.1mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
197.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
950.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
8kg 8kg
Height
374.1mm 442mm
Depth
93.9mm 35.6mm
Width
950.8mm 740.4mm
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