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LG 34UC97 PC Monitor

34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels 1000000:1 LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Nine industry awards
Good product quality
A bit expensive Silver Recommended Approved Innovation
142 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Nine Industry Awards

Experts in PC monitors really like this medium monitor and have given it nine awards.

The editors of websites,, and all endorse this PC screen and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Three more expert review sites endorsed this LG flatpanel monitor. This LCD screen received an "Innovation" award from review website and it received an "Ultimate Choice" award from website This LG LCD screen also received a "Silver" award from website

Two more expert review sites both said that this medium monitor was good. gave this LCD screen a "Best Features Award" and gave it an "Approved" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This LG PC monitor has an average expert rating of 78 out of 100 based on twenty expert reviews from sites including Techradar, Digital Versus, PC Mag and

Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this PC monitor rated this PC monitor 85% on average. Over 85% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 84% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 3,884 owner and expert reviews (including 792 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. LG also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 89% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Picture Quality

Six owners concluded that the LG 34UC97 had good picture quality.


Good Product Quality

Nine owners said in their reviews that the LG 34UC97 was good quality.

Nice Design

Nine customers agreed that the LG 34UC97 was good looking and two people who bought it thought it was well designed.

Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use and two people concluded that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus.


Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when LG released the 34UC97.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 34UC97 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to this PC monitor also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Benq BL3201 ($709) which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG 34UM95, or the Acer B326HKA.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 34UC97 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as this PC display do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 34UC97 is a two HDMI port PC screen.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LG 34UC97 has a headphone out, as do most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC screen.

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 34UC97 has an audio output, as do most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 34UC97 has a maximum display resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common display resolution. Across all LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to this PC screen the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has an HDCP

The LG 34UC97 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC displays that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Energy Star Certified

The LG 34UC97 is Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also are Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 34UC97 is more than most similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this LG flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192195578, 08806084914644, 08806087112337, 08806087124866

LG 34UC97 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 34UC97 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,106 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 694,907 product attributes, 84,518 PC monitor reviews and 7,223,400 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.

Benq BL3201


$ 709.00
$187 Cheaper
Hugely better review from Digital Versus
Six more awards
Lower user review Score
Samsung U28D590D


$ 799.95
$96 Cheaper
61% cheaper to run
4ms faster response time
Vastly worse Digital Versus review
Asus PA328


$ 927.99
Vastly better Digital Versus review
Vastly better review
Vastly better PC Mag review
$32 More Expensive
Samsung S32D850T


$ 379.00
$517 Cheaper
Hugely better review from
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Only one HDMI port
Acer XB280HK


$ 748.99
$147 Cheaper
Significantly faster response time
Six more awards
Two less USB 2.0 ports
Samsung S29E790C


$ 679.90
$216 Cheaper
Better user reviews
Better expert reviews
1,056.93M less display colour count