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Acer B326 vs Acer B346CK vs Acer Predator X34 vs LG 34UM68

Acer B326 vs Acer B346CK vs Acer Predator X34 vs LG 34UM68

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Acer B326
Acer B346CK
Acer Predator X34
LG 34UM68

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Built-in USB hub Edit
The Acer B326 has a built-in USB hub, and so do the Acer B346CK and the Acer Predator X34, but the LG 34UM68 does not.
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One more awards
The Acer B326 has 2 awards, but the Acer Predator X34 has 1 award and the LG 34UM68 has 1 award.
3 Reasons For
A little bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer B346CK has a display diagonal of 34" (as do the Acer Predator X34 and the LG 34UM68), but the Acer B326 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer B346CK is two, and so does the LG 34UM68, but the Acer Predator X34 only has one HDMI port.
Built-in USB hub Edit
The Acer B346CK has a built-in USB hub, and so do the Acer B326 and the Acer Predator X34, however the LG 34UM68 does not have a built-in USB hub.
5 Reasons For
2" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer Predator X34 has a display diagonal of 34" (as do the Acer B346CK and the LG 34UM68), however the Acer B326 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.

50% faster response time Edit
The Acer Predator X34 is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms faster than the Acer B326 and the Acer B346CK (5ms) and 1ms faster than the LG 34UM68 (5ms). 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.

Built-in USB hub Edit
The Acer Predator X34 has a built-in USB hub, and so do the Acer B326 and the Acer B346CK, whereas the LG 34UM68 does not.
NVIDIA G-SYNC Edit
The Acer Predator X34 supports NVIDIA G-SYNC, whereas the LG 34UM68 does not.
97% cheaper to run
The Acer Predator X34 only costs $2.81 to run over five years but the Acer B326 costs $90.06 to run (3105% more) and the Acer B346CK costs $109.60 to run (3800% more). Read more
7 Reasons For
2" bigger display diagonal Edit
The LG 34UM68 has a display diagonal of 34" (as do the Acer B346CK and the Acer Predator X34), however the Acer B326 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The LG 34UM68 has two HDMI ports, and so does the Acer B346CK, however the Acer Predator X34 only has one HDMI port.
$101 cheaper
The LG 34UM68 costs $100.99 less than the Acer B326 and costs $530.89 less than the Acer Predator X34.
More popular
The LG 34UM68 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1666 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the Acer B326 ranks No. 57224.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 34UM68 is "B", however the rating of the Acer B346CK is "C" and the rating of the Acer Predator X34 is "C".
Expert reviews are slightly better
The LG 34UM68 has an average expert review score of 78% based on 6 reviews, however the Acer B326 has an average rating of 74% (based on 16 reviews).
User reviews are slightly better
The LG 34UM68 has an average user review score of 92% based on 201 reviews, however the Acer B326 has an average rating of 81% (based on 20 reviews) and the Acer Predator X34 has an average rating of 90% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
2" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer B326 has a display diagonal of 32", whereas the Acer B346CK, the Acer Predator X34 and the LG 34UM68 are all 34" PC monitors (2" bigger). 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.

34% slower response time Edit
The Acer B326 is a 6ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Acer B346CK. That's 2ms slower than the Acer Predator X34 (5ms) and 1ms slower than the LG 34UM68 (5ms). 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 HDMI port Edit
The Acer B326 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, and so does the Acer Predator X34, whereas the LG 34UM68 only has two HDMI ports.
$101 more expensive
The Acer B326 is more expensive than the LG 34UM68 by $100.99.
Over one year older
The Acer B326 is older than the Acer B346CK by 15 months, older than the Acer Predator X34 by ten months and older than the LG 34UM68 by 14 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 3105%
Over five years the Acer B326 costs $90.06 to run which is $87.25 more to run than the Acer Predator X34. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Acer B326 ranks No. 57224 by sales volume, whereas the LG 34UM68 ranks No. 1666.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Acer B326 is only 74%, whereas the average expert rating of the LG 34UM68 is 78% (based on 6 reviews).
A lot Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer B326 is 81%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer Predator X34 is 90% (based on 2 reviews) and the LG 34UM68 is 92% (based on 201 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Acer B346CK is a 6ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Acer B326. That's 2ms slower than the Acer Predator X34 (5ms) and 1ms slower than the LG 34UM68 (5ms). 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.

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3800% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Acer B346CK are $109.60 which is $19.54 more than the Acer B326 and $106.79 more than the Acer Predator X34. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The Acer B346CK has an energy efficiency rating of "C", but the Acer Predator X34 has a rating of "C" and the LG 34UM68 has a rating of "B".
7 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Acer Predator X34 has one HDMI port, and so does the Acer B326, however the LG 34UM68 only has two HDMI ports.
$531 more expensive
The Acer Predator X34 is more expensive than the Acer B326 by $429.90 and more expensive than the LG 34UM68 by $530.89.
Less retailers
Only 13 sellers sells the Acer Predator X34, whereas 15 stores sell the Acer B326. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Five months older
The Acer Predator X34 is older than the Acer B346CK by five months and older than the LG 34UM68 by four months.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The Acer Predator X34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", however the Acer B346CK has a rating of "C" and the LG 34UM68 has a rating of "B".
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer Predator X34 has received 1 award, the Acer B326 has received 2 awards.
Marginally Lower user review Score
The Acer Predator X34's average user rating is 90%, however the LG 34UM68's is 92% (based on 201 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The LG 34UM68 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Acer B326 and the Acer B346CK (5ms) and 1ms slower than the Acer Predator X34 (5ms). 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.

Does not have a built-in USB hub Edit
The LG 34UM68 does not have a built-in USB hub, however the Acer B326, the Acer B346CK and the Acer Predator X34 have a built-in USB hub.
Less retailers
Only 9 sellers sells the LG 34UM68, whereas 15 sellers sell the Acer B326 and 13 shops sell the Acer Predator X34. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One month older
The LG 34UM68 is older than the Acer B346CK by one month.
Fewer awards
Whilst the LG 34UM68 has received 1 award, the Acer B326 has received 2 awards.

Awards

2 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
3dnews.ru: Recommended
No awards found 1 Award
vortez.net: Amazing Value
1 Award
bozzabench.com: Best Buy

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 88.49
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.57
Total running cost $ 90.06
Purchase price $ 499.99
Total cost of ownership $ 590.05
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 107.79
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.81
Total running cost $ 109.60
Electricity cost - switched on $ 0.80
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 2.81
Purchase price $ 929.89
Total cost of ownership $ 932.70
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.57T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.69T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.018T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.018 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
No data

Display

Display Diagonal
32" 34"
BEST
34"
BEST
34"
BEST
Display Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
24 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 61
Digital Horizontal Frequency
32 - 88 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 90
Viewable Size, Vertical
398.5mm
BEST
333mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
708.4mm 796mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.184 x 0.184 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.315 x 0.315
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
81.3cm 86.4cm
BEST
86.4cm
BEST
86.36cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
320 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 6ms 4ms
BEST
5ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
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
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 109.7ppi Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
BEST
 Built-in USB hub
BEST
 Built-in USB hub
BEST
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 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 speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data 7W 17W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Grey
 Grey
 Grey
 Grey

Performance

Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
30,000h 30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
BEST
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
AMD FreeSync
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AMD FreeSync

Thin Client

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

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
150mm
BEST
150mm
BEST
130mm 120mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 25 -5 - 35 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 0 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 14
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.32W 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
44W 53.6W 0.4W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
0.39W 0.45W 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
93kWh 88kWh 93kWh 58kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 88W Unknown - Click to provide data 53W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 47/63
 50
 60
 50/60
 47/63
 50
 60
 50/60
 47/63
 50
 60
 50/60
 47/63
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 220
 220-240
 20-24
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 220
 220-240
 20-24
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 220
 220-240
 20-24
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 220
 220-240
 20-24

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 65 20 - 65 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
 TCO
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
15.3kg 14.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data 11kg
BEST
Package Height
710mm 678mm Unknown - Click to provide data 522mm
BEST
Package Depth
225mm 247mm Unknown - Click to provide data 201mm
BEST
Package Width
835mm
BEST
943mm Unknown - Click to provide data 978mm
Weight With Stand
672g
BEST
10.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Height (with Stand)
623.3mm 589mm Unknown - Click to provide data 548.9mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
266.45mm 267mm Unknown - Click to provide data 252.4mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
737.8mm
BEST
827mm Unknown - Click to provide data 829.9mm
Weight
8kg 10.8kg 15kg 6kg
BEST
Height
454.6mm 589mm 455mm 379.8mm
Depth
60.96mm 243mm 308mm 49.2mm
Width
739.1mm 827mm 825mm 829.9mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 300
Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 60
Contrast Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
 LED
Power Supply Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Internes Netsteil Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 793.77mm
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