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Acer XR342CK

Acer XR342CK
86
Reviews
4 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
63
Value for Money
Good
82
Running Costs
$76 Over 5 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A highly rated and display diagonal 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with a very good spec and very low running costs. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and an HDMI and features Picture-in-Picture support.
Features We Love:
3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (34")
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Very wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
34"
3440 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from $713.18 to $618.57 in the last 22 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

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With outstanding reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Acer XR342CK number 930 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
87
Reviews
80
Features
63
Value for Money
83
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

customers report that it has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 68%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available.
It has running costs of $76 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,000+ PC displays that we have calculated running costs for.
This Acer PC monitor has some great features:
3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Wide horizontal viewing angle
A new angle in entertainment
Curved immersion
Perfect picture
Adaptive-Sync

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Reviews

Average Review Score

3.4 stars (4 reviews)

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How Good Are Acer PC Monitors?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Wide horizontal viewing angle
Very wide vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker
Features Picture-in-Picture support
Has an HDMI
Has ac, displayport and 1 more cables included
Has an audio output
Two HDMI ports
Has a stand included
Only low typical contrast ratio
Only ultra high dynamic contrast ratio
3440 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Acer XR342 is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 480 x 234 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels. §.

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Big Display Diagonal
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The display diagonals of PC screens range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Acer XR342 of 34" is in the biggest 5% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The Acer XR342's response time of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is faster than 91% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the response times range from 0.1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

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Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
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PC screens have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Acer XR342's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 17% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Only Low Typical Contrast Ratio

This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC screens. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
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The Acer XR342's vertical viewing angle of 178° is very wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 4% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. PC screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-in USB Hub
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The Acer XR342 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 80% of PC screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The Acer XR342 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. 52% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support
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The Acer XR342 features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 93% of PC screens which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Has an HDMI
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The Acer XR342 has an HDMI. 73% of PC monitors do not have an HDMI.

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Only Ultra High Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This flatpanel monitor has a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC screens. A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

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Has Ac, Displayport and 1 More Cables Included

The Acer XR342 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens. The most commonly found cables included is vga, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included ac, displayport and usb are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Has an Audio Output

The Acer XR342 has an audio output. 83% of PC screens do not have an audio output.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Acer XR342 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has a Stand Included

The Acer XR342 has a stand included, which is unusual. 76% of PC screens do not have a stand included.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A PC monitor with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Acer XR342CK, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This PC monitor has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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Acer XR342CK
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $618.57 it is in the most expensive 10% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Acer XR342CK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the XR342CK will cost $76 over 5 years to run, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,000+ LCD screens that we checked.

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Europen European Energy Rating
0.42T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Acer XR342CK

QWhat is the display diagonal of the Acer XR342CK?
AThe Acer XR342CK is a 34 inches PC monitor.
QWhat is the display resolution of the Acer XR342CK?
AThe Acer XR342CK has a display resolution of 3440 x 1440.
QIs the Acer XR342CK 3D?
ANo, the Acer XR342CK is not 3D.
QWhat is the response time of the Acer XR342CK?
AThe Acer XR342CK has a response time of 1 millisecond.
QWhat is the vertical viewing angle of the Acer XR342CK?
AThe Acer XR342CK has a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees.
QWhat is the horizontal viewing angle of the Acer XR342CK?
AThe Acer XR342CK has a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees.
QWhat is the typical contrast ratio of the Acer XR342CK?
AThe Acer XR342CK has a low typical contrast ratio.
QWhat is the aspect ratio of the Acer XR342CK?
AThe Acer XR342CK has a widescreen (21:9,1.85:1,5:3) aspect ratio.
QWhat screen shapes does the Acer XR342CK have?
AThe Acer XR342CK is a curved PC monitor.
QDoes the Acer XR342CK have an HDMI?
AYes, the Acer XR342CK has an HDMI.
QDoes the Acer XR342CK have a built-in USB hub?
AYes, the Acer XR342CK is a PC monitor with a built-in USB hub.
QDoes the Acer XR342CK have a built-in speaker?
AYes, the Acer XR342CK has a built-in speaker.
QDoes the Acer XR342CK have a built-in camera?
ANo, the Acer XR342CK does not have a built-in camera.
QDoes the Acer XR342CK have a TV tuner integrated?
ANo, the Acer XR342CK does not have a TV tuner integrated.
QDoes the Acer XR342CK support NVIDIA G-Sync?
ANo, the Acer XR342CK is a PC monitor which does not support NVIDIA G-Sync.
QDoes the Acer XR342CK feature Picture-in-Picture support?
AYes, the Acer XR342CK features Picture-in-Picture support.
QDoes the Acer XR342CK have a height adjustment?
AYes, the Acer XR342CK has a height adjustment.
QDoes the Acer XR342CK support VESA mounting?
AYes, the Acer XR342CK is a PC monitor which supports VESA mounting.
QWhat is the energy efficiency class of the Acer XR342CK?
AThe Acer XR342CK has a C energy efficiency class.
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Acer XR342CK Specification

Key Features
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
3D
Response Time
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Aspect Ratio
Display Panel Size
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Vertical Viewable Size
Horizontal Viewable Size
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
DDC/CI
SmartResponse
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Colours
Pixel Density
Maximum Refresh Rate
SRGB Coverage (Typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Built-in USB Hub
Audio Output
HDMI Port
DC-in Jack
USB Version
DisplayPort
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Mini DisplayPort
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Upstream Port
USB Type-C Downstream Ports Quantity
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Design
Energy Star Certified
Certification
Feet Colour
Colour
Market Positioning
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Performance
NVIDIA G-Sync
AMD FreeSync
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture Support
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (Off)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Cables Included
Stand Included
Quick Start Guide
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight (With Stand)
Weight With Stand
Height (With Stand)
Depth (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Power Consumption (Economy Mode)
Speakers
Audio System
Contrast Ratio
Display Technology
Brightness
Recommended Resolution
Maximum Resolution
Signal Input
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
Series
Net Weight
Set Weight (With Stand)
Packaging Content
Technical Details
Power Consumption

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

umcx2ee005 xr342ckbmijphuzx, umcx2ee001 xr342ckbmijpphz, acer xr342ckbmijphuzx, umcx2ee005 umcx2ee005, 5902841253216monitor, acer xr342ckbmijpphz, umcx2ee005 1900r, umcx2ee005 20mhl, 865cg74 xr342ck, 865cg74 865cg74, acer umcx2ee005, acer umcx2ee001, acer umcx2ee009, acer 3440x1440, acer cpbzzs00, 865cg74 1900r, acer cpbzza00, acer 2xhdmi, 865cg74 1ms, acer 1900r, acer 1440p, umcx2aa003, acer 20mhl, acer 100m, acer 1ms, acer 5ms, 34quot

Barcodes

 00191114072011,  00888863611607,  04713392547713,  04713392927546,  04713392927560,  04713883327152,  04713883426121

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