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LG 34UC88

$860.26
gamezoom.net Recommended
A multi award winning and 1 year old 3440 x 1440 PC screen
34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels 1000000:1 LED Feb 2016
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LG 34UC88 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 34UC88 number 49 across all PC monitors.
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27 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Poor
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Missing Some Features
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17 Months Old
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£173 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 27 reviews. This PC monitor has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Gamezoom.net plus two other sites and a "Design Award" from Hardwareinside.de. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £173 over 8 years are in the most expensive 8% of all 2,768 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report excellent design but inferior product quality.
This LG PC monitor is missing some features:

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LG 34UC88 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This PC display has received four awards from expert review sites.

This LG PC monitor was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Gamezoom.net, Techradar and Pcauthority.com.au all of whom said that this flatpanel monitor was very good.

This PC display was given a "Design Award" by website Hardwareinside.de who thought that this flatpanel monitor was well designed.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Techradar, newesc.pt, techradar.com/au/ and gamezoom.net this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 90 out of 100. This puts this PC screen in the top 11% of all the LCD screens when ranked by average expert review score.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 22 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has an average user rating of 81 out of 100. 11 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Inferior Product Quality

Three people who bought it considered that it was not good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking.

  • It does have a beautiful 1440 resolution that is superior to the 1080 panels that are marketed as gaming monitors…
  • Given that the ports face out backwards they are pretty hard to access from the front, even with the monitor fully tilted…
    Samscam (Amazon) - August 2016
  • The back has a high gloss polished (piano black) effect with a beautiful silver trim emphasising the curve…
    Natalie (Amazon) - October 2016

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three owners who bought the LG 34UC88 reckoned that it was good value for money.

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 4,457 expert and user reviews (including 1,021 verified purchases) for LG PC displays and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Game Mode

The LG 34UC88 has a game mode, unlike 93% of LCD screens which do not have a game mode.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 34UC88 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 85% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LG 34UC88 is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC displays the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 34UC88 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the LG 34UC88 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has DisplayPort and HDMI

The LG 34UC88 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included HDMI and DisplayPort are also found on this LG PC monitor.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The LG 34UC88's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 14% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC displays the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The LG 34UC88's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is quite wide compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 12% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. PC displays have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Has an HDMI

The LG 34UC88 has an HDMI, which is unusual. 93% of LCD screens do not have an HDMI.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This LG PC display was released in February 2016.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this PC screen is B, and the 34UC88 is in the most expensive 8% of all 2,768 PC screens that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 34UC88 will cost £173 over 8 years to run.

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Value for Money

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the LG 34UC88 of £499.99 ($499.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $360.27.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 2560x1080, lg electronics c0mxza00, lg electronics c0mxzs00, lg electronics 34uc88b, pumps 34uc88b, lg 3440x1440, lg 300cdm2, lg bg141lg, lg 34uc88b
Barcodes 00719192199811, 08806087605112, 08806087605129

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