Asus ROG PG348Q vs. Acer Predator X34 vs. Alienware AW3418DW

Discussion in 'Displays' started by idahosurge, Nov 10, 2017.

  1. idahosurge

    idahosurge n00bie

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    I am going to buy a 34" IPS 3440 * 1440 21:9 curved monitor with Gsync and sRGB @ 99% to 100% with a OSD that I can use to manually adjust color and turn off the speakers. All also have vesa mounting.

    The three below monitors all have what I want and I would like to know of these three which one would you pick and why.

    Asus ROG PG348Q
    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236717

    Acer Predator X34
    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009869

    and the

    Alienware AW3418DW
    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA9FT6KG4202
     
  2. Thenewguy91

    Thenewguy91 n00bie

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    I have a RoG and I would recommend it to a friend.
    My only complaint i still run into issues of 16:9 black bars for some media.

    Can't comment on the others but if you have any specific questions I'll be happy to answer.

    Also I would suggest getting on second hand you can save 400-600$ that way
     
  3. Lmah2x

    Lmah2x Limp Gawd

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    Any of the displays would be a good purchase. If I was buying now I would buy the Dell AW3418DW mainly because it is 120hz. But it does cost $100-200 more.
     
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  4. Armenius

    Armenius [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I'd buy the ASUS because I've used nothing but ASUS monitors for the past 9 years and have always had a great experience with them. They all use the same LG S-IPS panel, so it really just comes down to the manufacturer as far as assembly, features and warranty goes. The Alienware having a guaranteed 100 Hz refresh rate is nice, though.
     
  5. Savoy

    Savoy 2[H]4U

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    The Alienware version is the way to go right now vs the other two. It has the most up to date version of that lg panel with an out of the box 100hz guarantee and easily over clocks to 120hz from every report I've read online. So unless you can pick up one of the other two for significantly less it doesn't make sense not to go with the Alienware. Plus if you can get it close to the 1000 sales price it makes it pretty much a no brainer.
     
  6. TheMadHatterXxX

    TheMadHatterXxX 2[H]4U

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  7. Armenius

    Armenius [H]ardForum Junkie

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    This is a VA panel with horrible response time, over/undershoot, and contrast stability. It has one of the worst static contrast ratios I've seen for a VA panel. But, you do get what you pay for.

    http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/aoc_agon_ag352ucg.htm
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