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30

Overall Score

LG 31MU97C-B

A Fully Featured 4096 X 2160 PC Screen
31" 4096 X 2160 Pixels LCD No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date

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LG 31MU97C-B Review

With good features and at over 2 years old,
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Not Currently for Sale
68
8 Great Features
65
2 Years Old
29
£126 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £126 over 8 years, which are in the most expensive 16% of all 1,185 new medium monitors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in USB hub
4096 x 2160 pixels display resolution

LG 31MU97C-B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 3,921 user and expert reviews (including 862 verified purchases) for LG PC monitors and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 88% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 31MU97C-B has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor do not have a built-in USB hub.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 31MU97C-B has a maximum display resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the display resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The worst display resolution of all similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as this PC monitor is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2400 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 31MU97C-B has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Has an HDCP

The LG 31MU97C-B has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 31MU97C-B is a two HDMI port PC display.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the 31MU97C-B is more than most comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on latest PC monitors. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this PC monitor.

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Has a Headphone Out

The 31MU97C-B has a headphone out, as do most of the other PC displays that were launched around the same time as this PC screen.

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Energy Star Certified

The 31MU97C-B is Energy Star certified, as are most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the 31MU97C-B is £126, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,185 new medium monitors.

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LG 31MU97C-B Review Sources

To prepare this LG 31MU97C-B review we compared this PC monitor to 100 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 706,987 product attributes, 86,762 PC monitor reviews and 8,046,400 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers generic 31mu97cb, lg 31mu97cb
Barcodes 00000011679053, 00719192197633, 04923123153391
1ms faster response time
Bigger display diagonal
$62.82 more expensive to run over five years

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