ViewSonic XG341C-2K (VA Mini LED)

ViewSonic XG341C-2K (VA Mini LED)

ViewSonic XG341C-2K (VA Mini LED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
4.8
CASUAL GAMING: Excellent9.3/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor5.4/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Fair6.9/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Good7.4/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Very Good8.1/10
CONTRAST: Good7.1/10
COLOR VOLUME: Fair6.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Good7.5/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class9.5/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.0/10

The ViewSonic XG341C-2K is a high-end monitor with a large, curved screen ideal for an immersive experience during media consumption and great for print photo editing due to its extensive color reproduction capabilities. Its high contrast ratio enhances visual depth, but it's not the best option for HDR gaming and media due to limited brightness. The monitor's slower response time could be a drawback for competitive gamers looking for minimal ghosting, even though it has a wide variable refresh rate range to reduce screen tearing. Furthermore, for professionals engaged in digital and HDR video editing, this monitor may not fully meet their needs. The matte coating helps reduce glare, enhancing text and image clarity. Keep in mind that this premium monitor may demand a larger investment, but it provides multiple connectivity options including USB ports and several HDMI 2.1 ports, adding to its versatility. 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
  • High static contrast ratio
  • Wide color gamut coverage
  • Good for print photo editing
  • Adjustable stand
Cons
  • Lower refresh rate for gaming
  • Not suitable for HDR content
  • Lagging in productivity performance
  • Lacks image clarity and brightness

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
4.8
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
Productivity:
4.0
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,499
Screen Size
34"
Resolution
3440 x 1440
Screen Type
Mini LED
Screen Sub-type
VA
Local Dimming Zones
1152

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
3000:1
SDR Peak Brightness
720 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
1400 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
97 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
1 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
48,200 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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7.5/10
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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7/10
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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