Conclusion: The Samsung SyncMaster 173P TFT-LCD Monitor can certainly be classified as a product that has been designed for ease of use. By removing the external monitor adjustment options, the only requirement to get this product working is to attach the cables and turn it on. Consumers will appreciate the ability to physically switch between portrait and landscape modes when viewing documents or web pages.
Pros: Good picture quality and sharp display, Dual monitor support, Three year warranty, Aesthetically pleasing design, Adjustable stand and excellent pivot features
Excerpt: The Samsung SyncMaster 173P boasts among the best image quality we’ve seen in an LCD monitor. Even the gaming performance was better than expected, but still may not live up to a sniper’s expectations. With a small footprint, easy to setup software and both analog and digital inputs, the 173P will appeal to a wide range of users. For visually rich media, the 173P is a top performer.
Pros: Dual VGA/DVI inputs, sleek design, included calibration software
Cons: Software only compatible with Windows, price may be restrictive to some