UltraWide QHD resolution and thirty-four inches of curved 21:9 aspect ratio widescreen give you a truly panoramic view. Adaptive-Sync technology offers stutter-free and tear-free gaming and DTS...
Two customers who purchased it thought it had a good refresh rate. Expert review site Tweaktown.com mentioned in December last year “In nearly all of my display reviews, I state that I'm a huge resolution and refresh rate fanatic” in their review of this PC monitor. Tweaktown.com also mentioned “Since the introduction of UltraWide monitors, I've yearned for one with a high enough refresh rate that I would use it as my daily driver”.
One Acer Predator X34 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had good picture quality.
One person concluded that this PC monitor was a big size. Expert review site Overclockersclub.com said in December “Its massive size made its presence felt even before I set it all up”.
One person who purchased the Acer Predator X34 concluded that it was well made. Overclockersclub.com said in December this year “Extremely solid c” in their review.
One customer said in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good design. Overclockersclub.com mentioned this month “Attractive, sleek design” in their review of the Acer Predator X34.
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One customer who purchased it considered that it had a good experience. Overclockersclub.com mentioned this month “Amazing overall gaming experience” in their review of the Acer Predator X34.
Good Product Quality
One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Overclockersclub.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “GSync support) with strong performance and image quality” .
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The Predator X34 is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor. Most of the other PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator X34 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Acer PC Displays Have Good Reviews
Acer has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other manufacturers.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.
We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price], and the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the Predator X34, the Acer Predator X34 has a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price], the Acer XR341CK[plb_2972210_price], and the Asus PG279Q[plb_3066519_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
When compared to other PC screens of this spec and age that we have assessed, the Acer Predator X34's vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors that are a similar age to the Predator X34 is 10° and the widest is 180°.
Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator X34 is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the Acer Predator X34 has a very wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Predator X34.
Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Predator X34 only have one DisplayPort, however the Acer Predator X34 has two DisplayPorts.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
At 86 centimeters, the Predator X34 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Predator X34. The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the Predator X34 is 48cm and the biggest is 600cm.
3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The Predator X34 has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the Predator X34 the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The Acer Predator X34 is a four USB 3.0 port PC screen. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Predator X34 have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Predator X34 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator X34. The display brightness of LCD screens that were released one year ago range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².
Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power
PC monitors of a similar age and type to the Predator X34 have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 32W. The Predator X34 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (7 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Fast Response Time
The Acer Predator X34 has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The fastest response time of PC monitors of this age and spec is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Predator X34 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the Predator X34 also do not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
The Predator X34 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D compatible.
PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Predator X34 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out more than a year ago also do not have an integrated card reader.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with an integrated card reader and we think the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price], or the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
Across all the LCD screens that came out more than a year ago the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 140kWh. The Predator X34 has one of the highest annual energy consumptions (93 kilowatt hours) amongst medium monitors of this age.
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The Acer Predator X34 is very wide (825 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the Predator X34. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the Predator X34 the widths range from 340mm to 960mm.
Across all the PC monitors of this spec and age the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg, and the average weight is 5kg. With a weight of 15 kilograms, the Acer Predator X34 is very heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator X34.
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Spiiicychips would recommend the Acer Predator X34
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 by CaptainMeowMeows | 11 Comments
Once you go G-sync, you'll never want to play on anything else again. There is zero studder, I've never seen gameplay in games like this before, it literally blew my mind when I started using it.... Read more…
There is nothing bad i can possibly say about the monitor. The base for it came off center, but I'm not a little girl so I loosened, reset, and then tightened four screws. It obviously costs a... Read more…
Best monitor I've ever had! The switch from 60hz was astonishing and I will never go back! I was skeptical about 144hz and didn't understand it even with watching dozens of Youtube comparison... Read more…
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