HP Z32x vs LG 34UC98

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HP Z32x
LG 34UC98

Top Prices

PC Rush
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Newegg US
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Newegg UK
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eBay
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B&H Photo
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In stock

Reasons For

1 Reason For
Higher height adjustment Edit
HP Z32x is 130mm maximum height adjustment. That's 20mm higher than the LG 34UC98 (110mm).
6 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The LG 34UC98 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 2.5" bigger than the HP Z32x (34"). 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.

3ms faster response time Edit
The LG 34UC98 has a response time of 5ms, however the HP Z32x is an 8ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

Cheaper by $548
The LG 34UC98 is $547.70 cheaper than the HP Z32x.
13 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers 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 $37.15
Over five years the LG 34UC98 only costs $67.52 to run however the HP Z32x costs $104.67 to run (55% more). Read more
Much better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the LG 34UC98 is 80%, whereas the average rating of the HP Z32x is 70% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Marginally smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP Z32x has a display diagonal of 31.5", however the LG 34UC98 is a 34" PC monitor (2.5" 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.

Slower response time Edit
The HP Z32x is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the LG 34UC98 (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.

$548 more expensive
The HP Z32x is more expensive than the LG 34UC98 by $547.70.
Less retailers
Only 2 retailers sells the HP Z32x, whereas 15 shops sell the LG 34UC98. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers 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 HP Z32x is older than the LG 34UC98 by five months.
55% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the HP Z32x are $104.67 which is $37.15 more than the LG 34UC98 over five years. Show assumptions.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The HP Z32x's average expert rating is only 70%, however the LG 34UC98's is 80% (based on 1 review).
1 Reason Against
19% lower height adjustment Edit
The LG 34UC98 has a height adjustment of 110mm, however the HP Z32x is a 130mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (20mm higher).

Awards

1 Award
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

17 months Ago 12 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 102.41
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 104.67
Purchase price $ 1,287.69
Total cost of ownership $ 1,392.36
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.52
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 67.52
Purchase price $ 739.99
Total cost of ownership $ 807.51
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.7T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
31.5" 34"
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 3440 x 1440
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size, Vertical
392.04mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
696.96mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 135 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.182 x 0.182 0.2325 x 0.2325
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
80cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 5ms
BEST
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9

Ports & Interfaces

Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Audio Output
 Audio output
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
130mm
BEST
110mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
86W 56.7W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
120W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 5
 90-265
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 5
 90-265
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 11.2kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 505mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 208mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 977mm
Weight With Stand
10.8kg 7.8kg
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Height (with Stand)
613.8mm 360mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
245.4mm 88mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
737.1mm
BEST
817mm
Weight
7.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
434.6mm 452mm
Depth
70.1mm 231mm
Width
737.1mm 817mm

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 300
Display Modes
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
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