Pros: For the short time the product works, it's an absolutely beautiful product.
Cons: The monitor WILL die after a few months to maybe a year of use. Samsung switched to a cheap Chinese capacitor supplier (CapXom) who has terrible quality control and whose capacitor rupture over time.
"BEWARE:Samsung 204Bs DEFECTIVE - Known Flicker Problem"
7 July 2009
Pros: I bought this monitor in Sept. 2006 and thought it was wonderful. Later bought two Samsung TVs. But after 2 years, it developed a constant flicker problem (Google Samsung 204B flicker problem for yourself) and it would not stop.
Cons: The flicker problem is caused by 3 defective capacitors in the power supply. CHEAP chinese capacitors cause the monitor to flicker constantly and eventually QUIT. I was lucky, mine was in the last 2 months of the warranty. DONT BUY IT - ITS JUNK!