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LG 34UM68P PC Monitor

$949.95
$399.00 $550.95 cheaper than 62 days ago
34" 2560 X 1080 LED Jan 2016
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Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
207 Reviews + 1 Award
bozzabench.com Best Buy
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This PC screen was given a "Best Buy" award by review websites Bozzabench.com who wrote that this LCD screen was a sensible purchase.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 78 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including prad.de, gaming.si and tek.no.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 206 owner reviews this flatpanel monitor has an outstanding average owner rating. 147 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 67% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 3,721 owner and expert reviews (including 757 verified purchases) for LG PC screens and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 89% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Nice Design

Thirty-seven owners who purchased the product concluded that it was good looking. Otomosix said on Amazon “It's still absolutely gorgeous” in their review of this PC monitor. Kolbe Payne gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Absolutely beautiful display! Loving everything about this monitor”. Last year Kman1986 wrote on Amazon “9 is beautiful and this monitor does it very well from what I have seen” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Nine owners mentioned that the LG 34UM68 was smooth. In April last year Ken gave this PC monitor a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said “I am very impressed! My Nvidia GTX780 has no problem playing Battlefield 1 and the framerate looks smooth and amazing with all that extra field of view! Programs like Ableton”. Also in April last year Markinapub said in their review of this PC monitor “The screen resolution is high and movement is smooth”. Last year Thom J gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The edges are smooth and elegant and it looks good on my desk”.

Four owners who bought it considered that it was well designed. Keiththebass wrote in their review of this PC monitor in April last year “Design is clean and minimalist - one small 'joystick' type control on the bottom edge of the monitor accesses all setting controls - positive action” .

Two people who reviewed it said that it was neat. Jamaar mentioned “Sturdy stand Cable tidy looks nice a neat no problems” . Jmather Reviews wrote on Amazon “It's power supply is a one pin socket which means it's power cord is easily hidden with the use of the cable tidy clips on the back of the display”.

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Good Product Quality

Fourty-seven owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Mr. Scott Tanner said last year “The image clarity is exceptional and due to this I run many great games without Anti Aliasing and the edge quality is still nice”. Mr. J. Mccormack said on Amazon “The build and picture quality is top notch, I'm afraid there are a couple of things that stop me from recommending it for developers”. In April last year Mr J Lord mentioned “I'm a lover of well designed technology and this deserves 5 stars” in his review of this PC monitor.

Robust

Twenty-three owners concluded that the product was well made. Mr Scott said “It seems that only the largest screen in the range has built in speakers” but he only gave the LG 34UM68 a rating of 60 out of 100. In April last year Kman1986 mentioned “Colors look solid out of the box (for my taste, your mileage may vary”. Last year Kelly L. mentioned on Amazon “Solid monitor, great features, awesome software included” in his review of this PC monitor.

Six people who bought it considered that it was strong and durable. Rk wrote “The stand is actually sturdy” in their review of this PC monitor and gave this PC monitor a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Robert said last year “Sturdy stand, for sure” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Ben S wrote on Amazon “It comes with a clip for cable management and the stand seems fairly sturdy and secure” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Three owners reckoned that this PC monitor was easy to damage or scratch. Nc said “Thankfully LG packaged it properly and it wasn't damaged.”. Abdul Mudhir said on Amazon “Since i am broke, i can't” in his review of this PC monitor. Harry Green scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Sadly it broke when I had it shipped to me at Ft”.

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Easy to Use

Eleven customers who bought it thought it was easy to use the menus. Mr. Scott Tanner rated the LG 34UM68 the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “.] The menu offers decent” in his review of this PC monitor. Owil wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “A iiyama 27 inch using the monitors settings no problem and without needing any extensions” and scored it 80 out of 100. Langor said last year “Fast response rate and very good monitor menu options” .

Eight people who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use. M. Bernson wrote on Amazon “A wonderful joystick style control with a single button which makes it very easy to navigate” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Theo mentioned “Also the "OnScreen Control" software is amazing” . Rk said on Amazon “This gives me so much space to use for positive reasons” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Four people who reviewed it thought it was easy to assemble. In April last year Amazon Customer scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Very easy to put together, no issues, no missing pixels”. Isaac wrote “Easy to assemble (2 flat head screws attach the foot to the stand”. Dominic M. said on Amazon “Absolutely fantastic product, extremely easy to assemble”.

Three people reckoned that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Scotty Peel gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Was quick and easy to set up and put together”. Anthammond mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Nice, sharp and easy to set up and work with”. In April last year Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Easy to setup with 2 screws for the stand, there was also an hdmi cable included which was convenient for me” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One person wrote that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Owil mentioned “The left hand side is what i'm comfortable with and can only be achieved using a chrome extension called dark reader on this monitor”.

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Good Picture Quality

Nineteen customers agreed that the LG 34UM68 had good picture quality. Otomosix mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Hope this helps y'all!***** This monitor ROCKS! At under $400 (currently $349!), you CANNOT go wrong with this ultra-wide beast unless you're running a low-end graphics card (works great with my GTX 960”. This year M. Wharton gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “However, I've given it a chance and have been massively impressed by the picture quality and new aspect ratio” in their review of this PC monitor. Theo rated it 4 stars out of 5 and he said on Amazon “The picture quality is that of Full”.

Fourteen owners agreed that it had good colour saturation. Mr. Joshua L. Chew mentioned on Amazon “Yes the monitor is great and the colours are superb, not sure the splitting of the screen feature is all that useful if I'm honest.”. Keiththebass wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent - sharp, good colours, crisp blacks” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Kelly L. mentioned on Amazon “Very good picture, amazing colours and if you using 21”.

Four people who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it had clear images. Nc gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “After turning down the brightness a little I found this mode to be the best on the eyes and also gave the best clarity for text and images” in their review of this PC monitor. Kensnyder mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “As a photographer I like the color and clarity” . Christopher B. said in his review of this PC monitor last year “The clarity is sharper than i expected”.

Three owners thought it had a good refresh rate. Kensnyder wrote in their review of this PC monitor “I am not a computer gamer so can't compare the refresh rate against others monitors”. Amazon Customer wrote “For an IPS it has a pretty fast response time (5ms) and a pretty fast refresh rate (75hz” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. David Van Hoogstraten wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon last year “Refresh rate is decent and I have not noticed any ghosting”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Five customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had good features. This month Matt H said “Great features and more than enough screen space for multiple windows up”. Pete said on Amazon “Truly a great monitor, fantastic picture and good features”. B.c mentioned in April last year “Good quality, good features and options”.


Technical Details

Has a Game Mode

The LG 34UM68 has a game mode. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago also have a game mode.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 34UM68 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as this PC monitor.

Alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at include the iiyama GB2888UHSU, or the Samsung LS29E790CNS which is cheaper; or the Acer H277HU which has better reviews.

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Display

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LG 34UM68 is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common display resolution. The worst display resolution of all flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to this LCD screen is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 34UM68 of 178 degrees is one of the widest amongst PC screens of this spec and age. The viewing angles, horizontal of medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC screen range from 80° to 180°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor range from 50° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. When compared to other PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor that we have assessed, the LG 34UM68's viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees is one of the widest.

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Has an HDCP

The LG 34UM68 has an HDCP. Most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also have an HDCP.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The LG 34UM68 is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to this PC display, the LG 34UM68 does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Seven owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was thin. Thom J said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon in April last year “The bezels are thin on the side”. Pip said on Amazon also in April last year “The plastic bezel is very thin giving a very clean appearance.” in their review of this PC monitor and scored this PC monitor 4 stars out of 5. Clayton Thomas mentioned “I ordered this in hopes of improving my flight sim experience, since my existing monitor is comparably narrow” but he only rated it 20 out of 100.

Two owners who reviewed the LG 34UM68 considered that it was compact. Keiththebass said “The extra real-estate on this monitor means I can see up to 30 channels in detail (more if I compact the view)”. Toshman said “It really does not feel too big due to the compact footprint and height”.

Two customers reckoned that this PC monitor was heavy and bulky. Thom J said last year “The monitor sits solid on the stand and the monitor itself is not that heavy”. D00m mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Walmart.com “Freesync, oc up to 75 Hz, same panel is used for top end acer monitors, stand very usable, stable, heavy”.

One owner who purchased it considered that it was lightweight. Last year M. Bernson said “A HUGE improvement over the previous model (34UM57-P), which had a cheap, lightweight plastic stand that was not adjustable for the most part”.

One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good body shape. Ben mentioned on Amazon in April last year “The look of the screen and body is really nice” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One owner wrote in their reviews that the LG 34UM68 did not have good customer support. Morgan said in his review of this PC monitor a few weeks ago “Only found this out after several unhelpful emails with their customer support” and rated it 60 out of 100.

One person concluded that the product did not have good technical guidance. In April last year Paul Schmidt wrote “And the website "manual" is poor” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two owners who bought it agreed that it was noisy. Johnny Ferrari said on Amazon “I live the built in speakers that work very well and decently loud for monitor speakers” in his review of this PC monitor. Harry Green wrote “The speakers on this thing are VERY loud” but despite that he rated it a maximum of 5 stars.


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Poor Connectivity

One person reckoned that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Doc_wellsy said in their review of this PC monitor “The main downside is the slight lack of connectivity options (just 2 hdmi inputs)” yet they still gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

LG released the 34UM68 in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192199392, 08806087569933, 08806087569940, 08806087601312, 08806087791952

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