Summary: I've had a Samsung SyncMaster 913v for like... gads, how old is this thing? I got it in 2005 for a custom built 'puter. It's currently on a newer machine, and we're only going to replace it because larger monitors have become so darned inexpensive anymore (relatively speaking!), and with the newer games, we're going to need higher specs. Truly a powerhouse, I'm not even aware of a single dead pixel.
Summary: Do not buy Sumsung SyncMaster monitors. I bought a 913v and the thing went black after about a year of use. I troubleshooted it but something failed inside. Samsung obviously cut corners with this waste of a monitor. F rating. U for useless.
Excerpt: I bought my 913V from Electro-Mart (NOT to be confused with the american store. This is just a small local consumer electronics shop) for £199.98 a few months ago and couldn't be more pleased with it. I wanted a flatscreen TFT not only to save some desperate space on my computer cabinet (I previously had a ginourmous 19 inch CRT) but also to save my eyes from the constant bombardment of electromagnetic waves emitted from a CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) screen.
Pros: Huge but compact .
Cons: It's still huge whichever way you look at it . . .
Excerpt: ...funzionale modello di monitor della Samsung è stato il primo che ho acquistato insieme al mio primo pc fisso. Ero in una nota catena di elettrodomestici, e avevo di fronte tantissimi monitor di tutte le marche e le grandezze. Avendo già scelto il pc, mi serviva soltanto un monitor da collegare. Sicura della marca Samsung che ritengo affidabile e concreta nei prodotti che propone e che vende, optai per questo modello poiché sia la grandezza che l'estetica ...