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Benq BL3201vsLG 34UC97

Benq BL3201

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

Benq BL3201

$999.99
Our Verdict:
An enormous display diagonal and multi award winning 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution PC screen, with OK running costs and good features
94
Reviews
228 Reviews + 15 Awards
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$180 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
32" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20000000:1 No Nov 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 32"
Display Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 20000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2014
LG 34UC97

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

LG 34UC97

$999.99
Our Verdict:
A classic and massive display diagonal 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with good features and low running costs
91
Reviews
5 Reviews
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels 1000000:1 No Nov 2014 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 34"
Display Resolution 3440 X 1440 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 1000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2014
Energy Efficiency B
Benq BL3201

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

Benq BL3201

$999.99
Our Verdict:
An enormous display diagonal and multi award winning 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution PC screen, with OK running costs and good features
94
Reviews
228 Reviews + 15 Awards
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$180 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
32" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20000000:1 No Nov 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 32"
Display Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 20000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2014
LG 34UC97

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

LG 34UC97

$999.99
Our Verdict:
A classic and massive display diagonal 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with good features and low running costs
91
Reviews
5 Reviews
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels 1000000:1 No Nov 2014 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 34"
Display Resolution 3440 X 1440 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 1000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2014
Energy Efficiency B

Top Prices

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14 hours ago3 Year Warranty
$999.99
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$1,155.99
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$2,449.99
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Reasons For

Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
3 Reasons For
1ms Faster Response Time
The Benq BL3201 has a response time of 4ms, whereas the LG 34UC97 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower).

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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Better User Reviews
The Benq BL3201 has an average user review score of 85% based on 192 reviews, but the LG 34UC97 has an average rating of 80% (based on 3 reviews).
Better Brand
Benq PC monitors have an average rating of 89.1%, however LG has an average rating of 85.5%.
3 Reasons For
Bigger Display Diagonal
The LG 34UC97 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 2" bigger than the Benq BL3201 (32").

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.

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More 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 $110 Over Five Years
Over five years the LG 34UC97 only costs $64 to run however the Benq BL3201 costs $175 to run (172% more).
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
15 Awards
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Best
5 stars
9 reviews
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Benq BL3201 has better user reviews than the LG 34UC97. The average user reviews score for the Benq BL3201 is 85% based on 192 reviews, where as the average score for the LG 34UC97 is 80% based on 3 reviews.
Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Best
5 stars
132 reviews
4 stars
22 reviews
3 stars
13 reviews
2 stars
4 reviews
1 star
21 reviews
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Benq has a better average brand rating than LG. The average brand rating for Benq is 89.07% based on 19,462 reviews, where as the average brand rating for LG is 85.52% based on 9,831 reviews.
Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Benq

89

89

Based on 19,462 reviews
LG

86

86

Based on 9,831 reviews

Date Released

Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
41 months old 40 months old Best

Key Features

Display Diagonal

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.

Response Time

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.

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Benq BL3201
Benq
BL3201
26 trees 1.0 tonnes CO2
LG 34UC97
LG
34UC97
10 trees 0.37 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Display Diagonal 32" 34"
BEST
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
20000000:1
 20000000:1
20000000:1
 20000000:1
Response Time 4ms
BEST
5ms
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
Display
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
3440 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
3440 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
Supported Video Modes
1440p
 1440p
1440p
 1440p
HD Type
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Vertical Viewable Size 398.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Viewable Size 708.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 86.36cm
Display Brightness 350 Cd/m²
BEST
300 Cd/m²
Color Gamut 100% 99%
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity Unknown - Click to provide data 2
HDMI Port 2 2
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort 1 1
Mini DisplayPort 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port 1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port 5
BEST
3
Upstream Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Speaker 2 2
RMS Rated Power 10W 14W
BEST
Loudspeaker 2 2
 
 
 
Ergonomics Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Pivot Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment 150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
 
 
 
Power Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Energy Efficiency Class
B
 B
B
 B
Typical Power Consumption 79W
BEST
80W
Standby Power Consumption 0.5W
BEST
1.2W
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 79kWh
 
 
 
Packaging Data Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 11.5kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 508mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 152.4mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 889mm
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Weight With Stand 15.6kg
BEST
8.2kg
Height (with Stand) 640.2mm 472.9mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 213.4mm
BEST
224.5mm
Width (with Stand) 740.3mm
BEST
830.5mm
Weight 12.5kg
BEST
7.8kg
Height 436.4mm 370.3mm
Depth 65.6mm 99mm
Width 740.3mm 830.5mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Benq BL3201 LG 34UC97
Cables Included
HDMI DVI
DisplayPort
 HDMI
 DVI
 DisplayPort
HDMI DVI
DisplayPort
 HDMI
 DVI
 DisplayPort

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