LG 34UC79G-B Review

A Deep Dive Into The LG 34UC79G-B

The LG 34uc79g-b is a perfect curved 34 inches ultrawide monitor that has wide viewing angles and high-quality pictures. With about 144Hz refresh rate and FreeSync support, it stands as the very best monitor for gaming but can also be used in other production environments.

LG 34 uc79g-b was released into the market at the end of 2016 and become a top choice for most people across the world. Since this monitor was launched, it has undergone numerous upgrades on software drivers as well as firmware components to fit customers’ expectations.

The curved nature of the panel and the refreshing rate of LG 34uc79g-b monitor, makes it stand unique and withstand market competition from Acer’s Predator Z35 and the famous ASUS’ ROG.

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Who’s It For?

The ideal customers for LG 34uc79g-b monitor are 3D gamers, offices, people who are in the media creation industry and people who love big curved monitors in houses that look stylish.

This product is, however, not for those who only dream of luxurious monitor sets and never work hard to acquire them as its highly-priced.

The price of this monitor is high compared to other similar products. At Amazon, this monitor retails at $479.00.

Like any other monitor set, LG 34uc79g-b is easy to use for beginners as it comes with a clear and easy to understand manual. The manual can as well be downloaded from the LG website.

What We Like About LG 34UC79G-B

There are several reasons why people prefer LG 34uc79g-b monitor to other almost similar devices. First is the design of the monitor.

The curved shape of this monitor offers a nice stylish feeling to customers. You almost feel as if what you are watching is also curved, making you keep glued on it unknowingly.

Secondly, the gaming experience on the monitor is fantastic. The refreshing rate of the monitor is noticeable when gaming to add more fun.

As if that is not enough, when you enable the motion blur reduction features, the experience becomes more impressive.

The panel is super full and of great value, which ensures pictures and resolution rate is perfect. This experience is felt more if you are working from a 26 inches IPS LCD monitor, which has a resolution of 1920×1200.

What We Don’t Like About LG 34UC79G-B

There are some reasons why people dislike this monitor though such ideas have continued to diminish day in day out. Below are some of the dislikes.

First, if you do not keenly look through and test the monitor before purchasing from your local seller, you might get a defective one that will not function effectively. Defects are generally on the screen where it might have a crack originating from various handling during the shipping process.

Things We Like
  • LG 34uc79g-b monitor is ultra-wide and well designed for gameplay.
  • The monitor has plenty of ports where several game players can connect their gaming pads.
  • The high refreshing ability of the monitor ensures it’s fast.
  • The ability to adjust the color of the screen makes gaming using this monitor fantastic.
  • The monitor is easy to use, its connectivity is exceptionally high, and the thin bezel gives it a super looking design.
Things We Didn't Like
  • Even though LG 34uc79g-b monitor is compatible with a Gsync, when you compare it with a Gsync monitor, you will realize its performance is relatively weak.
  • The monitor is cloudier black and has visible backlight bleed is gives nasty experience to gamers.
  • The monitor is too fragile and can’t withstand harsh handling citing the reasons why most of them reach customers with cracked screens after shipping.

What’s Included?

Like any other monitor set, LG 34uc79g-b monitor comes with accessories inside the box which you have to assemble for it to function effectively.

Charger: LG 34uc79g-b monitor adapter is called the Accessory USA Adapter and is available on the Amazon website. Check here.

This adapter is a product of Accessory USA, and you will easily find it in their store at the retail price. The charger has 30 days warranty, and its input is between AC 100V to 240V.

Manual: Inside the box, you will also find the user manual with detailed procedure and outline on how to operate the monitor.

Joystick: The monitor has a joystick at the bottom edge, which purposes to navigate the screen into all directions.

Other accessories you will find in the box are the calibration report, an HBMI cable, a clip to hold the wire together, a DisplayPort cable and the power brick cable.

Some features, such as a speaker either inbuilt or as an accessory, are not included in this monitor. Also, HDR10 and Multiple input display is not included in the monitor

Overview Of Features

Well organized On-Screen Display (OSD): The OSD is navigated with the help of a joystick that is attached at the bottom edge. OSD has all features such as the ability to adjust images, overdrive settings, color, and an optional crosshair overlay specific for gaming.

HB Curved IPS Display: The highly large FHD IPS display of 21:9 and the refreshing rate of 144Hz offer continues fluid gameplay experience. Its also ensure as the gamer, you enjoy a dynamic field view.

The crosshair: This is a feature that allows gamers to take their expertise to the next level. When you place the strike point centrally, crosshair enables you to fire accurately in first-person shooter games.

The 1ms Motion Blur Reduction: This feature is essential in games. It gives gamers a chance to enjoy precision as well as accuracy, which is needed when playing fast-moving level games.

Advanced Features: Other features are for advanced gamers. These are features such as the ability to optimize the setting of the monitor, which ensures you activate Black Stabilizer that reveals superb details in dark screens.

Review Summary

There you have all the details about the LG 34uc79g-b monitor. The wide viewing angle, high resolution, high versatility of the display, among other aspects, make this monitor a top choice for most people across the world.

Happy gaming experience with LG 34uc79g-b monitor!

Andrew Wyatt

Andrew Wyatt

Andrew Wyatt from Texas has been the best-selling author in 2014. He was the most appreciated writer in 2015. Different organizations have honored him with different awards and memberships as well. He is a tech shop owner and completed graduation in Electrical Engineering.

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