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Samsung 172X

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Samsung Syncmaster 172X LCD Monitor Review

18 June 2005
  • Summary: The Samsung Syncmaster 172X is a 17" LCD (a-si TFT/TN) that maintains a 1280x1024 resolution with 0.294mm pixel pitch.
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Expert Review

14 October 2004
  • Summary: One of the best looking monitors on the market - Extremely impressive graphics - Small, light, adjustable - 12ms response time - priced (considering what it offers)
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Tweak News
5 March 2004
  • Excerpt: If you are in the market for a slim, stylish 17inch LCD monitor for your home or workspace, the 172X should definitely be one of the top choices. It's simple to use, it's packed full of features and surprisingly enough is quite a capable gamer. Slim bezel flat panel displays are becoming to be one of the more popular choices because of their clean look and smaller size.
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Overall 9

Samsung SyncMaster 172X TFT-LCD Monitor

6 January 2004
  • Conclusion: Samsung has proven that it is definitely a company that it is at the forefront of innovation when it comes to designing products that cover such a wide scope and user base. The ultra thin narrow base LCD-TFT monitors are a step in the right direction offering an abundance of useful features and functionality. Consumers will appreciate the sleek silver design and easy to navigate On Screen Display menu options.
  • Pros: Excellent picture quality and sharp display, Three year warranty support, High contrast ratio and fast response time, Aesthetically pleasing design, Magic Bright and MagicTune features, Easy to navigate On Screen Display menu, Support for both Analog and Digital inputs, Dual hinge retractable monitor bracket, Includes wall mounting kit
  • Cons: Slight ghosting during game play, Missing DVI and power cables
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Samsung SyncMaster 172X 17" LCD Flat Panel Display

Extreme Overclocking
13 November 2003
  • Conclusion: The Samsung SyncMaster 172X 17" Narrow & Slim Color TFT LCD display is a very nice monitor. The controls are great and the quality is fantastic. Samsung has gone far beyond any LCD we have seen. The 172X finally bridges the gap for gamers to enter into the LCD monitor arena, and be happy with what they see. Samsung is well known for creating an excellent flat panel LCD display and the 172X far exceeds expectations..
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Samsung SYNC MASTER 172X Review

21 June 2011
  • Excerpt: As you can see the monitor is packed very well with the monitor being sandwiched between 2 layers. In the top layer is all the accessories everything was neat and well packed.
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Overclockers Australia
17 March 2004
  • Conclusion: If true colour reproduction is critical to you (for example, if you work with digital images for a living), then this monitor, or any 18-bit LCD for that matter, may not be for you. It can't provide you with the true 24/32-bit colour depth that is critical for this kind of work, and people looking for a monitor for this purpose should probably still consider a professional-level CRT monitor for their needs.
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Samsung SyncMaster 172X

4 June 2004
  • Summary: Skjermen Samsung leverte til test denne gangen går til topps i bare én klasse: Design klassen. Vi vil faktisk si det så sterkt at vi aldri har sett en så elegant skjerm designmessig. Bare BenQs litt mer utfriket design kommer på høyden med den fulle utnyttelsen av klassisk LCD-design Samsung har fått til her. Kort sagt: Den er slank og estetisk, men faller igjennom på de andre punktene. Det er verken fugl eller fisk.
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Samsung SyncMaster 172X

1 March 2004
  • Excerpt: Depuis qu’ils existent, les LCD ont toujours été dépassés par la rapidité de l’action dans les films et les jeux, alors que les écrans à tube cathodique, basés sur une technologie totalement différente, n’ont jamais rencontré ce type de problème. Avec le SyncMaster 172X, Samsung tente de casser cette idée reçue, en se présentant l’un des premiers modèles du marché à afficher un taux de réponse fulgurant de 12 millisecondes (ms).
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