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 well with a high end large size 27" display like this provided you're not using it from too far away, but even in this size a proper 4k (or Apply retina 5k) display becomes...
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 running this single panel. Color reproduction and look is great, 27" monitors are the perfect size for sustained use at a desk with a single display (or smaller secondary dis...
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)
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. It comes with a stand that allows almost any orientation. The only negative is that the stand is not sturdy enough to keep the monitor from shaking a little.
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.
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. Since it's very related, Here's the problems I ran into: 1) turning the monitors off via the buttons on the front (not the power bricks) would result in them disappearing from windows' view which caused issues with windows moving from one monitor to the other.
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 clips into the back securely. I like this, since the line lumps won't take up desk space and won't easily get unplugged or mixed up.
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 be a bit sensitive to this effect, since my friend said he couldn't see it at all.
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.
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 important as screen space.
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.
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. So close, in fact, that as a result, the brick has to sit on my desk, vs tucked away behind the desk out of sight. May not be a problem for some desk setups, though. This also means the bulk of the powercord is heavy, bulky 120v line.