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3.6 out of 10

Samsung SyncMaster 171V

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung SyncMaster 171V

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Overall 10
10

My trusty monitor

Smoochy, Amazon
19 January 2011
  • Summary: I just upgraded from this monitor to a new one after using this monitor for close to a decade. It's been trusty, it followed me around to LAN parties in high school, served as an extra screen for my laptop in undergraduate, and will now serve the same function on a desktop in graduate school. Response time was great - my tech savy friends told me I'd never be able to compete without a CRT for gaming - it never was an issue.
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Overall 4
4.0

Don't Go By The Picture

pab4172008, Ebay
5 May 2009
  • Summary: The monitor itself is excatly what I wanted, however, I thought what I was buying was what the picture showed. I'm new to online shopping....what the picture showed was a monitor ON A STAND, this was not to be..so had I known it did not come with a stand I would not have purchased it because now I have to find one...maybe online shopping isn't for me. I don't think I'll do it again because to me its deceiving.
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Overall 10
10

Love it

8115connie, Ebay
24 April 2009
  • Summary: Looks brand new shows bright and clear takes up less space.I purchased computer that didn't have a monitor.
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Overall 10
10

FANTASTIC PICTURE!

Mike, Amazon
12 January 2008
  • Summary: What a beautiful picture! Samsung definitely makes a quality product and really out did themselves w/ this monitor.
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Overall 10
10

RELIABLE 17 INCH MONITOR FROM SAMSUNG, SYNCMASTER 171V

northwest_maples, Ebay
5 March 2007
  • Summary: I have owned 4 Samsung monitors. My experience over a 10+ year period has been well beyond my expectations. During this period I did not experience a single problem with any of the monitors. In fact I did not even have a single burnt out pixel on any of them and I still have the first one I purchased 10 years back. The overall picture quality is slightly above average. Sharp and clear, good contrast and color rendition. Minimal slight leakage.
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Overall 2
2.0

Low Quality LCD Monitor

Hendrik J. Kiamzon, Amazon
8 December 2003
  • Summary: The more important problem: I purchased this monitor for (..) . A few months later, I purchased a 17" Dell LCD Monitor for (...) and the quality of the picture is 10 times better. The Dell monitor has rich, vibrant colors - whites are white, darks are dark, picture is sharp and colors are great! The quality of images on the Samsung monitor are considerably duller and greyer.
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Overall 8
8.0

Well........It's good, but not perfect

Brendan, Amazon
30 March 2003
  • Summary: Ok, so let me say first, I play games, and that is the main use of my computer. So I am probably expecting better results than most people would ever need with an LCD. Set up was fairly simple, but you absolutely need the drivers supplied installed or everything looks way too bright (I had default brightness on my gf4 4400). After that things looked much better, but still not yet right.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not a bad buy - at the right price

RickCAZ, Amazon
9 March 2003
  • Summary: I bought a 171v at [a local store] for [$$$], with a...rebate. Installation and setup was mindlessly simple. I found the Natural Color SW to be useless. After a week I exchanged the unit for another 171v, as there was a noticable color/contrast gradient from top to bottom. The replacement unit had the same color/contrast gradient from top to bottom, although less pronounced. I am not sure I will keep the unit or get a refund and buy an LCD monitor with a digital input.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good LCD monitor for a Great price!

Mike, Amazon
3 March 2003
  • Summary: I bought my 171v lcd monitor about 1 month ago. Has worked perfectly so far. I just took it out of the box, plugged it into my computer, power, turned it on and that was it. Did not have to install any drivers, even though there is a software CD included. The CD contains drivers and a Natural Color software, I don't like to install things unless needed, so did not even bother to try.
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Overall 8
8.0

171v monitor

steve v, Amazon
23 February 2003
  • Summary: I like it....only had it a few days.....ill change this review if things get ugly. Install was very simple.....
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