Asus PG34WCDM (W-OLED)

Asus PG34WCDM (W-OLED)

Asus PG34WCDM (W-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
4.9
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.5/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor5.6/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Poor5.7/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Good7.5/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.2/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class9.5/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.6/10

The Asus PG34WCDM, with its OLED panel, provides exceptional contrast, making it an outstanding choice for HDR gaming and media consumption due to the deep blacks and vibrant colors it can display. It offers a wide color gamut, which is excellent for digital photo editing, but it's not the best option if the primary use is for HDR video editing or print photo editing. The high refresh rate and VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) range cater to competitive gaming, providing smooth motion and reduced ghosting, while the strobing feature can improve clarity when fast-moving visuals are involved. However, for productivity tasks that require sharp text and clear images, this monitor may not be ideal. Additionally, it falls on the pricier side, which is justified by its high performance in gaming and media but may not be worth it if you're looking for a monitor mainly for work-related purposes. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • Excellent contrast with deep blacks
  • High refresh rate for smooth gaming
  • Wide color coverage for great visuals
  • Good for HDR gaming and media
  • Large, ultrawide screen enhances immersion
Cons
  • Peak brightness could be higher
  • Not suitable for HDR video editing
  • Limited text clarity and brightness
  • Poor productivity performance

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
4.9
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
4.2
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,299
Screen Size
34"
Resolution
3440 x 1440
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
W-OLED
Refresh Rate
240Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
238 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
716 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
100 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
1.1 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 240 Hz
Strobing / BFI
Yes
Persistence Blur Score
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8/10
Ghosting Score
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9.6/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
109 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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6.6/10
Image Clarity Score
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7/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
0
HDMI 2.1 Ports
2
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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