LG 34GP83A (IPS)

LG 34GP83A (IPS)

LG 34GP83A (IPS)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
3.0
CASUAL GAMING: Poor5.9/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor4.5/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Fair6.0/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Poor5.9/10
RESOLUTION: Fair6.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Good7.0/10
CONTRAST: Poor5.9/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Fair6.6/10
RESPONSE TIME: Very Good8.0/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.9/10

The LG 34GP83A is an upper midrange 34-inch monitor with a curved, ultra-wide display that's well-suited for immersive casual gaming and productivity tasks, thanks to its wide screen and fair refresh rate. However, its static contrast is on the lower end, which affects its performance in HDR gaming and media consumption. The color accuracy is good for digital photo editing, but it's not the best pick for HDR video editing or print photo editing, as its color gamut coverage is not ideal for those uses. It features a matte coating which helps reduce glare, and the text clarity and image quality are fair. For competitive gaming, the monitor is decent, offering features like variable refresh rate, but response times and potential ghosting might not satisfy the most demanding gamers. With multiple HDMI and DisplayPort connections, it also provides flexibility in connectivity but lacks USB-C or Thunderbolt ports. 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
  • Wide 21:9 aspect ratio
  • Good brightness for vivid images
  • Useful for digital photo editing
  • Adjustable stand for comfort
  • Wide color gamut coverage
Cons
  • Low contrast ratio affects deep blacks
  • Not suitable for HDR gaming
  • Poor color volume limits richness
  • Limited ports for connectivity

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
3.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Productivity:
3.0
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
3.0
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
$550
Screen Size
34"
Resolution
3440 x 1440
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Refresh Rate
144Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
956:1
SDR Peak Brightness
389 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
457 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
102.8 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
6.1 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 160 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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6.6/10
Ghosting Score
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8.1/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

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

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

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

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Display Ninja

Rob Shafer | October 2023
"The LG 34GP83A is an excellent monitor for the price! It offers flawless performance thanks to its rapid response time, low input lag, high refresh rate, and certified G-SYNC compatibility. Moreover, its Nano IPS panel ensures vibrant colors which along with the 3440×1440 ultrawide resolution makes for a stunning and immersive viewing experience."

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