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This is the cheapest 34-inch ultrawide monitor you can buy right now at just £279

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If you're looking for one of the best ultrawide monitors money can buy, then Currys has an absolutely fantastic deal, offering the Samsung LS34J550 for just £279.

This is easily one of the cheapest prices we've seen for an ultrawide monitor of this calibre.

With a large 34-inch display and ultrawide 21:9 aspect ratio (far wider than the standard 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio of most monitors), the Samsung LS34J550 offers a huge amount of desktop real estate to work on.

Best of all, its Wide Quad HD resolution (3,440 x 1,440), means it's one of the best ultrawide monitors when it comes productivity. You can easily have a number of programs open at once, without having two (or more) standard monitors on your desk.

Most of the best PC games also support 21:9 aspect ratios, and it can lead to some seriously cinematic – and immersive – experiences. While the Samsung LS34J550 isn't pitched as a gaming monitor, and has a refresh rate of 'just' 60Hz and response time of 4ms, it's not a bad option for gamers who want an affordable way to play games at ultra-wide aspect ratios, and who don't need super-high frame rates.

At well under £300, this is an absolute steal.

Samsung LS34J550 34-inch ultrawide monitor: £379 £279 at Currys
This huge ultrawide monitor has had a £100 price cut, and at just £279 this is an incredible deal. With a 34-inch screen and 3,440 x 1,440 resolution, this is a brilliant monitor that offers loads of space to work (and play) on.View Deal

We love ultrawide monitors here at TechRadar, so to see one at such a low price, with some pretty decent specifications, is very exciting. Make sure you jump on this deal while you have the chance.

Matt Hanson

Senior Computing editor

Matt (Twitter) is TechRadar's Senior Computing editor. Having written for a number of magazines and websites, there's no aspect of technology that Matt isn't passionate about, especially computing and PC gaming. If you're encountering a problem or need some advice with your PC or Mac, drop him a line on Twitter.