Gigabytes of the new curved WQHD 34" Ultrawide Monitor G34WQC in 21:9 format is actually aimed at gamers, but it is also quite interesting for video editing due to its fairly good color space coverage (the sRGB color space is covered to 120 percent, the professional DCI-P3 color space to 90%). More about color spaces in our guidebook article:Color spaces and what they mean for filmmakers.
Its 34" 8-bit VA panel (with a curvature of curvature 1500R) has a resolution of 3,440 x 1,440 pixels, a brightness of 350 nits, a viewing angle of 178° horizontal/vertical, a contrast of 3,000:1 and supports variable frame rates of up to 144Hz via AMD&s Freesync Premium.
The Gigabyte G34WQC has VESA DisplayHDR400 certification, but due to its low requirements, this certification unfortunately does not guarantee a sufficiently good display of HDR content, see our advice article When can a monitor display real HDR? Caution with the DisplayHDR standards.
The G34WQC&s interfaces include two HDMI 2.0 ports and two DisplayPorts 1.4 - a USB hub is not included. Its ergonomic features include the blue light filter and flicker-free technology that are now taken for granted, as well as the ability to tilt the monitor by -5°/+20° and adjust it by 100mm in height.
Gigabyte G34WQC interfaces
The Gigabyte G34WQC is expected to come on the market in August or September 2020, Gigabyte has not yet named a price. If you&re looking for a new monitor, you&ll find tips on what to look for in our article Monitors for video editing -- what to look for when buying.