Dell UltraSharp U3417W review: update of a favorite

Extremely good colour quality with clear downsides


Specifications and test results

On this page you can find the complete specifications and test results of the Dell UltraSharp U3417W.

Product nameUltraSharp U3417W
Product codeU3417W
DetailsProduct info
Panel characteristics
Screen size34.1 inch
Pixel density109 ppi
TFT panel typeIPS
Curved screen
Curvature1900 R
Aspect ratio21:9
Pixel size0.233 mm
3D support
Overdrive function available
120 Hz
144 Hz
AMD FreeSync
Nvidia G-Sync
Maximum refresh rate60 Hz
D-Sub input
HDCP compatible
DVI input
HDMI input
Number of HDMI inputs2
Highest compatible at HDMI version2.0
DisplayPort input
Mini-DisplayPort input
Number of Display Port inputs2
DisplayPort output
USB Type-C input
Picture in Picture
Picture by Picture
HDMI audio output
3,5mm jack audio in
Integrated USB HUB
USB version3.0
Integrated speakers
Built-in webcam
Memory card reader
Built-in TV tuner
Physical specifications
Size - Width81.5 cm
Size - Height42.4 cm
Size - Depth21.2 cm
Height adjustable
Minimum height top bezel42.4 cm
Maximum height top bezel53.9 cm
Maximum height adjustment11.5 cm
Portrait mode
Mounting SizeVesa 100mm
Weight7.7 kg
Manufacturer specifications
Colours1070 mln
Total response time8 ms
Brightness300 cd/m²
Contrast ratio1000 : 1
Maximum horizontal view angle178 °
Maximum vertical view angle178 °
Flicker reduction
Power consumption (active)50 W
Power consumption (standby)0.5 W
Pixel policy / Warranty
Warranty period3 year(s)
Included accessories
Remote control
Digital video cable included
Response times and input lag
Overdrive on by default
Response time (0%-100%)11.7 ms
Response time (100%-0%)8.1 ms
Response time (100%-0%-100%)19.8 ms
Response time (20%-80%)9.8 ms
Response time (80%-20%)5.9 ms
Response time (20%-80%-20%)15.7 ms
Response time OD (0%-100%)5.6 ms
Response time OD (100%-0%)7.5 ms
Response time OD (100%-0%-100%)13.1 ms
Response time OD (20%-80%)4.4 ms
Response time OD (80%-20%)5.8 ms
Response time OD (20%-80%-20%)10.2 ms
Overshoot OD max52 %
Undershoot OD max8 %
Response time OD opt. (0%-100%)11.7 ms
Response time OD opt. (100%-0%)8.1 ms
Response time OD opt. (0%-100%-0%)19.8 ms
Response time OD opt. (20%-80%)9.8 ms
Response time OD opt. (80%-20%)5.9 ms
Response time OD opt. (20%-80%-20%)15.7 ms
Overshoot OD opt.9 %
Undershoot OD opt.7 %
Name OD opt.normal
Input lag comp. to CRT0 ms
Power consumption
Energieverbruik 150 cd/m² (white)48.4 W
Energieverbruik 150 cd/m² (black)44 W
Energie consumption (white)56.7 W
Energie consumption (black)52.3 W
Energie consumption (standby)0.3 W
Energie consumption (off)0.3 W
Standard display brightness and contrast
Standard display profile settingstandard
Minimum brightness white27.23 cd/m²
Maximum brightness white184.7 cd/m²
Maximum brightness black0.35 cd/m²
Contrast maximum brightness527.7 : 1
Contrast 150 cd/m²540 : 1
Checkerboard contrast 150 cd/m²549 : 1
Fullscreen brightness white 150 cd/m²149.94 cd/m²
Fullscreen brightness black 150 cd/m²0.28 cd/m²
Fullscreen contrast 150 cd/m²535.5 : 1
Lowest vs highest white96 %
Average vs brightest white97 %
Lowest brightness white151.60 cd/m²
Highest brightness white158.59 cd/m²
Lowest vs highest black85 %
Average vs highest black93 %
Lowest brightness black0.26 cd/m²
Highest brightness black0.30 cd/m²
Viewing angles
45° left remaining brightness56 %
45° left avg. colour deviation ΔE 200011.9
45° left SD colour deviation ΔE 20003.0
45° right remaining brightness57 %
45° right avg. colour deviation ΔE 200011.4
45° right SD colour deviation ΔE 20003.1
45° above remaining brightness30 %
45° above avg. colour deviation ΔE 200021.9
45° above SD colour deviation ΔE 20006.2
45° below remaining brightness32 %
45° below avg. colour deviation ΔE 200020.8
45° below SD colour deviation ΔE 20005.8
Standard mode color fidelity
Brightness white 150 cd/m²151.07 cd/m²
Brightness black 150 cd/m²0.28 cd/m²
Color temperature white6516 K
Deviation from ideal color temperature16 K
Contrast 150 cd/m²540 : 1
Standard gamut coverage99.1 %
Color deviation white ΔE 20001.18
Color deviation grey 80 ΔE 20000.66
Color deviation grey 65 ΔE 20000.64
Color deviation grey 50 ΔE 20000.64
Color deviation grey 35 ΔE 20000.65
Color deviation black ΔE 20001.54
Color deviation skin dark ΔE 20001.12
Color deviation skin light ΔE 20000.54
Color deviation sky blue ΔE 20000.35
Color deviation leaf green ΔE 20000.88
Color deviation flower blue ΔE 20000.34
Color deviation blue-green ΔE 20000.51
Color deviation orange ΔE 20000.52
Color deviation purple-blue ΔE 20001.01
Color deviation medium red ΔE 20000.53
Color deviation purple ΔE 20001.45
Color deviation yellow-green ΔE 20000.65
Color deviation orange-yellow ΔE 20001.66
Color deviation blue ΔE 20001.66
Color deviation green ΔE 20000.9
Color deviation red ΔE 20000.78
Color deviation yellow ΔE 20000.83
Color deviation magenta ΔE 20000.58
Color deviation cyan ΔE 20000.83
Color deviation 100% Red ΔE 20004
Color deviation 100% Green ΔE 20000.67
Color deviation 100% Blue ΔE 20000.78
Color deviation 100% Cyan ΔE 20000.25
Color deviation 100% Magenta ΔE 20000.45
Color deviation 100% Yellow ΔE 20001.23
SD color checker deviation ΔE 20000.68
Avg. color checker deviation ΔE 20000.93
SD color deviation ΔE 20000.74
Avg. color deviation ΔE 20000.94
Gamma 0%2.2
Gamma 10%1.94
Gamma 20%2.09
Gamma 30%2.16
Gamma 40%2.18
Gamma 50%2.21
Gamma 60%2.23
Gamma 70%2.25
Gamma 80%2.26
Gamma 90%2.22
Gamma 100%2.2
SD gamma0.13
Average gamma2.17
Gamma (deviation from 2.2)0.03
Grayscale deviation 0% ΔE 20001.53
Grayscale deviation 10% ΔE 20002.99
Grayscale deviation 20% ΔE 20001.61
Grayscale deviation 30% ΔE 20000.83
Grayscale deviation 40% ΔE 20000.48
Grayscale deviation 50% ΔE 20000.37
Grayscale deviation 60% ΔE 20000.48
Grayscale deviation 70% ΔE 20000.56
Grayscale deviation 80% ΔE 20000.59
Grayscale deviation 90% ΔE 20000.59
Grayscale deviation 100% ΔE 20001.04
SD grayscale deviation ΔE 20000.75
Avg. grayscale deviation ΔE 20000.99

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Dell UltraSharp U3417W

34.1 inch, 3440x1440, 109 ppi, IPS, 60 Hz, HDMI input, DisplayPort input, 8 ms, 300 cd/m², 1000 : 1

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