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Samsung S27A850
7.6 out of 10

Samsung S27A850

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Overall 10
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Great display unit for any computer; especially a great add on to my Mac Book Pro display.

Paul R. Fontenot "Paul R. Fontenot", Amazon
27 November 2014
  • Summary: I bought this monitor used; it came well protected in bubble wrap and it came quick. Works like a new monitor and is great for enlarging my MAC BOOK PRO display
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Overall 10
10

Three years of excellence

Daniel A., Newegg
26 November 2014
  • Summary: DisplayPort is THE way to go for signal input - DVI will work as well, but the DisplayPort cable is simpler, smaller, and more future-proof in that regard. At this point, I feel like 1440p is still preferable to 4k, since most applications don't do a great job of scaling beyond 1080p, so 1440p works...
  • Pros: 1440p, Efficient power use, Precise color reproduction. When I first purchased this monitor, I was worried if I would have been better off going with a triple-1080p setup for immersive gaming and multitasking oriented programming and CAD/CAM work - but this monitor has proved I had the right idea...
  • Cons: Sometimes the ECO sensor gets confused with various light conditions; the menu options to nudge the brightness up quickly isn't that convenient. 1440p is still taxing on most GPU setups (but still more forgiving than 4k)
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Overall 10
10

Very happy with it

Rick, Amazon
16 July 2014
  • Summary: One of the best monitors I've ever seen. Matte finish to reduce glare. 2560 x 1440 resolution. I'm using it as a second screen for my new MacBook Pro, and it looks a lot better (aside from being much larger) than the retina display of the MacBook.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome

ZmanJ, Amazon
14 June 2014
  • Summary: What can I say....Samsung hit the mark with this one. The base is stable and the monitor looks awesome easy setup and Great for all your needs.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

PRASHANT AMIN, ECost
16 April 2014
  • Summary: It would be great if this monitor comes with rounded corners. I have another monitor-AOC which has this feature. other than that, this is a great monitor with excellent display.
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Overall 10
10

Favorite Monitor

Valis, Amazon
20 March 2014
  • Summary: This is by far the best monitor I've ever seen. Great resolution, great vibrant colors, awesome brightness, thin, light weight, wall mountable. I absolutely love this monitor! Samsung is the absolute best display manufacturer by far.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome and Bright!

Kevin H., Newegg
14 March 2014
  • Summary: Overall I'm pretty impressed with the build and video quality. I bought two of them for my desktop setup. The transition from dual DVI to dual Displayport was a bit bumpy and isn't really the fault of the monitors.
  • Pros: Very sharp and bright. Contrast is decent. Colours look plenty saturated. Games are a lot nicer on a bigger screen, also. TF2 and Portal 2 ran great and looked wonderful. The power hookup was a bit new to me, since my old monitors had the power supply built in, and these use a "line lump" that cl...
  • Cons: The power bricks run warm, a bit warmer than I'd like. Also, I can really notice "Haidinger's Brush" on this monitor, but it appears to be the brightness and is not really a fault of the monitor. (*-Haidinger's Brush is a phenomena where the human eye can weakly see polarization of light) I might...
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Overall 10
10

Perfect quality & function

DoHyun,Cho, Amazon
18 December 2013
  • Summary: I like this monitor most. When I compared with normal computer monitor,it's very very gorgeous quality & function. I strongly suggest to buy this product to all of customers. All of customers will be satisfied with this product.
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Overall 10
10

Just lovely

Tim H., Newegg
25 November 2013
  • Summary: I'm not a photographer or graphics artist or anything else that has to do with pictures. The only graphics I car about are the kind that tend to shoot at me. If you want a very nice monitor for games and having more real estate for working, this is a great monitor.
  • Pros: I bought two of these to have a pair for doing work when at home. I got them for the higher resolution, but was very surprised at the clear picture and how bright the screens were. I also play games and when I set the speed to fastest, games play without any blur or lag...which was almost as impo...
  • Cons: I have a four monitor stand, and the two monitors I have above these too look bad in comparison. might have to replace them at some point.
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Overall 10
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Love it, except for the power

Sam, Amazon
29 October 2013
  • Summary: I've had this monitor for a little over a year now and almost have nothing bad to say about it. "Almost", because I dislike how it handles the power cord. The transformer brick is located close to where you plug it into the monitor.
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