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LG 34UC87
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LG 34UC87 PC Monitor

34" 5000000:1 LED 2 Sep 2014
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LG's single 21:9 Curved Display is 2.4 times wider than a standard 16:9 configuration. Boasting of 3440x1440 QHD resolution, this display offers a wide work space to view multiple files at once... More
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12 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Three experts from sites including, and have rated this LCD screen on average 77%.

Nice Design

One LG 34UC87 owner considered that it was good looking. wrote in their review of the LG 34UC87 “O n a desk, this monitor is beautifully imposing” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.


One LG 34UC87 reviewer who bought this PC monitor thought it was well made. Roger Peters said “The PSU is built in (not a separate brick” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Based on 3,264 expert and owner reviews, LG has good ratings for its PC displays. LG also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it.

It may also be worth considering one of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Eizo ColorEdge CX241[plb_2573323_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 34UC87 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the 34UC87.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price], the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price], and the Philips BDM3275UP/75[plb_2997137_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

When compared to other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than a year, the display colour count of the LG 34UC87 of 1,073.7 million is one of the most. The least display colour count of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 34UC87 is 16M and the most is 1,100M.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 34UC87 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the LG 34UC87 which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 34UC87 of 86.38 centimeters is one of the biggest amongst PC screens of this spec and age. The smallest display diagonal of similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 34UC87 is 48cm, the biggest is 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

The LG 34UC87 has a fairly high RMS rated audio power (14 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year. The lowest RMS rated audio power of comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the 34UC87 is 1W, the highest is 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.6W.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG 34UC87 is 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all LCD screens of this age and type is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Has Three Cables Included

The LG 34UC87 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens that were released around the same time as the 34UC87. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this LG LCD screen.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The LG 34UC87 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC screen.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the 34UC87, the LG 34UC87 does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 34UC87 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other PC monitors that were released more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 34UC87, the LG 34UC87 does not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at include the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price].

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 79 kilowatt hours, the LG 34UC87 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst medium monitors of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of medium monitors that were released more than a year ago is 22kWh and the highest is 140kWh.

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LCD screens that are a similar age to the 34UC87 have weights of between 2.3g and 79kg. With a weight of 8 kilograms, the LG 34UC87 is one of the heavier medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 34UC87 amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Very Wide

The average width of flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 34UC87 is 590mm, and the widths range from 340mm to 960mm. With a width of 830.5 millimeters, the LG 34UC87's width is one of the widest amongst similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the 34UC87.

If you would consider a LCD screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price] (637.3mm and higher rated), the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price] (950.8mm and higher rated), or the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price] (734.4mm and higher rated).

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UC87

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released over two years ago.

Two Thunderbolt Ports

The number of thunderbolt ports on the LG 34UC87 is two. That's average compared to the other seven PC screens of this age and type that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of.

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Expert Reviews


O n a desk, this monitor is beautifully imposing. With a 34? diagonal size and 21:9 display ratio, it's like having two monitors glued into a single display ? stunning. There aren't as many pixels... Read more…

Bardzo dobra jako obrazu
Wygodne sterowanie
Podstawa o regulowanej wysokoci
Niedopracowane menu
15 June 2015

KonstrukcjaMonitor LG 34UC87 ma proporcje ekranu 21:9, a tak?e wysok? rozdzielczo?? 3440x1440. Zosta? wyposa?ony w nietypowy zestaw wej??: DisplayPort, dwa wej?cia HDMI i dwa Thunderbolt. Zestaw... Read more…

20 March 2015

Mit 34 Zoll im 21:9-Format und schickem Curved-Design hebt sich der LG 34UC87-B von der Konkurrenz ab. Im Test punktet er mit sehr guter Bildqualität, einer Auflösung von 3.440 x 1.440 Pixel und...

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User Reviews

Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Roger Peters | 2 Comments

I haven't got the LG version of this monitor but the Dell version (Ultrasharp U3415W) that uses the same LG panel and it's brilliant. However the Dell in my opinion has some advantages. Firstly... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $63.68
Electricity cost when on standby $1.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $65.02
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 34uc87, 34uc87b, lg uc87, lg bg124, lg uc87c, lg bg124l, lg uc87cb, lg 34uc87, lg 34uc87m, lg 34uc87c, lg 34uc87b, lg bg124lg, lg 34uc87mb, lg 34uc87cb, lg 34uc87cba, lg 3440x1440, lg 34uc87cbae, lg 34uc87cbaek, certified 34uc87, certified 34uc87m, certified 34uc87mb, certified 3440x1440, lg electronics 34uc87, lg electronics 34uc87b, lg electronics 34uc87m, lg electronics 34uc87c, lg electronics 34uc87mb, lg electronics 34uc87cb, asrockasusantecarcticb 34uc87, asrockasusantecarcticb 34uc87m
Barcodes 00719192196155, 00809395438937, 04053162879201, 04053162913974, 05054629631478, 07191921961556, 08806087114584, 08806087298666, 08806087298673, 08806087419832, 08806087419962

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