With specs out the way in which, let’s take a better take a look at the construct high quality, design, and mechanical options the AOC CU34G2X comes geared up with.
The AOC CU34G2X seems similar to the opposite ‘C’ collection curved gaming screens AOC produces. It includes a pretty understated design that’s characterised by its sweeping 1500R curved panel and skinny (borderless) bezels on the highest and sides. The V-shape stand is pretty slender for a monitor of this measurement however works properly with the curved design of the display. The underside bezel is the biggest of the 4, showcasing the AOC branding within the middle with a printed mild gray end. A small LED indicator mild and a few button labels may be discovered on the right-hand facet of the show as nicely.
Shifting to the rear of the monitor and there aren’t quite a lot of options to debate. The stand is pretty simplistic in design however does characteristic a slight ‘gamey’ vibe because of its angular form. The rear of the panel itself is plastic by design and completed in matte. Two giant pink arrows may be discovered on the rear of the panel, with a cooling grill beneath a bigger AOC brand.
A easy cable administration resolution has been designed into the stand itself, providing quick access for tidying away enter cables.
General, the AOC CU34G2X walks the road between delicate gamer vibes and a lavatory stand workplace panel – leading to a pleasant stability that ought to go well with nearly any desk state of affairs.
Construct High quality
Like lots of the AOC screens we’ve examined, the CU34G2X doesn’t provide breathtaking construct high quality. Many of the panel is designed and constructed utilizing plastic which, in truth, doesn’t really feel overly strong when examined. That mentioned, the stand does characteristic a steel infrastructure however the exterior is nearly completely plastic.
The face of the monitor does characteristic a matte coating with 3H hardness so that may be a optimistic for this panel. We examined the robustness of the rear of the panel and it held as much as our checks – showcasing little or no within the methods of flex or bend. The stand, nevertheless, didn’t present an excessive amount of stability and it usually shows giant quantities of wobble (when compelled).
Regardless of most fittings feeling well-finished, the buttons on the underside of the underside bezel didn’t really feel overly premium.
Like most fashionable gaming screens, the AOC CU34G2X options an anti-glare matte coating with a 3H hardness. Whereas that is nice for mitigating most pure and artifical mild sources, the curved design of the panel does end in some annoying daytime reflections.
Moreover, this coating does have a tendency to choose up fingerprints and oils pretty rapidly – which means common cleansing is a characteristic.
The bezels for the CU34G2X are pretty slender when contemplating the dimensions of the panel. Prime and facet bezels measure in at round 9mm whereas the underside bezel includes a bigger 25mm profile. The underside bezel does characteristic the AOC branding and a few indicator lights, so it doesn’t take an excessive amount of away from the visible expertise you obtain.
Trying on the stand’s performance, you’d need to say this monitor delivers every part you possibly can need from an ultrawide gaming show. Customers can count on top, tilt, and swivel performance. In fact, being ultrawide, there isn’t a actual want for pivot performance right here.
With viewing angles not being the most effective (one thing we’ll contact upon in additional element shortly), it’s good to know that the CU34G2X does provide a superb quantity of performance to permit higher viewing when altering place.
Beneath are the total changes out there with this specific panel:
- Ahead Tilt – 3.5 levels
- Backward Tilt – 21.5 levels
- Left Swivel – 30 levels
- Proper Swivel – 30 levels
- Peak – 130mm
Like most AOC screens, this panel does permit for easy VESA mounting – by way of a 100 x 100mm bracket.
Just like the CU34G2, the G2X delivers nicely on the enter entrance. It presents up 4 x USB 3.0 (downstream), 1 x USB 3.0 (upstream), 2 x HDMI 2.0, 2 x DisplayPort 1.4, and 1 x 3.5 mm audio out (for headphones). This offers you loads of versatility and lets you hook quite a few peripherals and different gadgets to the panel.
See specs for a full listing of this monitor’s inputs
The OSD, or on-screen show, is but once more, an annoying four-button mixture that takes actual ability to grasp – no joke. As soon as you determine what button does what, nevertheless, the menus are pretty simple to navigate.
The CU34G2X options loads of choices for fine-tuning the visible expertise to your precise wants, together with; luminance, shade, image, and recreation mode presets. Customers even have sizzling buttons for rapidly altering between the assorted inputs out there and choosing their most popular recreation mode preset.
This panel additionally options PIP/PBP modes for using two gadgets on the identical time. Moreover, for players desirous to tweak the response of this monitor, overdrive and MBR settings can be found within the ‘Sport’ menu.