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I'm torn between these two monitors.

LG 34UM57



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LG 34UM67



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What are the FreeSync ranges of both screens?
What are the "real" response times of both screens?

Thank you.
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post #2 of 18
These just came out so I"m not sure there will be many with the hands-on experience. For that size I would only get the 3440x1440 resolution. It would probably be comparable to getting 1080p at 27" and then 1440p, a huge difference in terms of clarity. I've had a 5ms lg screen and it was solid for gaming, but not close to 144hz screens. I think with freesync and 60hz you should be fine though, just my 2 cents.thumb.gif

Best to go to a local store and see the difference imo for the money you will drop on these 34" screens.
Edited by surfbumb - 10/3/15 at 9:05am
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post #3 of 18
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Originally Posted by surfbumb View Post

These just came out so I"m not sure there will be many with the hands-on experience. For that size I would only get the 3440x1440 resolution. It would probably be comparable to getting 1080p at 27" and then 1440p, a huge difference in terms of clarity. I've had a 5ms lg screen and it was solid for gaming, but not close to 144hz screens. I think with freesync and 60hz you should be fine though, just my 2 cents.thumb.gif

Best to go to a local store and see the difference imo for the money you will drop on these 34" screens.

Yeah, it does seem to be new. I can't find much info about it other than is does not have thunderbolt or speakers. (I don't need either).
I'm trying to find the min hz range for both screens. Some sights say 56-75 and others say 48-75.

Edit: The UM67 is £100 more than the 57. 57 is a good price at 329.99.
Edited by BradleyW - 10/3/15 at 9:19am
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post #4 of 18
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UM57 has two types of response times. (See tech specs).

Why is this?

Also, UM67 has auto resolution as a feature. UM57 does not have this listed.

What does that mean?

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post #5 of 18
2560x1080 at 34" ... X_x

THe dot pitch is horrible. If you are going to buy in to this resolution; get this instead. http://www.lg.com/uk/monitors/lg-25UB55-B (Any 25" will work. Doesn't have to be LG)

Should be vastly cheaper to boot, due to panel size. Just be careful that you are getting an IPS panel, and not a TN panel.
Edited by DVLux - 10/4/15 at 7:23am
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2560x1080 at 34" ... X_x

THe dot pitch is horrible. If you are going to buy in to this resolution; get this instead. http://www.lg.com/uk/monitors/lg-25UB55-B (Any 25" will work. Doesn't have to be LG)

Should be vastly cheaper to boot, due to panel size.

I'd just like to know the answers to my two questions above please.
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I'd just like to know the answers to my two questions above please.


Typical response time figures are the exact same, and that's all that should really matter. The 5ms is just alluding to Grey-to-Grey...and I am pretty sure it's just listed to try to confuse people/product differentiation.


And I don't see "Auto Resolution" listed on the UM67...but my guess is that it's just intelligent scaling.
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Typical response time figures are the exact same, and that's all that should really matter. The 5ms is just alluding to Grey-to-Grey...and I am pretty sure it's just listed to try to confuse people/product differentiation.


And I don't see "Auto Resolution" listed on the UM67...but my guess is that it's just intelligent scaling.

It is under special features. It is not listed for the UM57. Should I be worried?
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It is under special features. It is not listed for the UM57. Should I be worried?

Should you be worried? I would assume you use your GPU for scaling... So it's not like any monitor scaling features will be used if it's for the computer.

They both look nearly identical, except for the casing.
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Thank you for the indo.
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