Summary: finally seller hasnt sent it so i cannot described it... Probably the SyncMaster 730B's strongest suite is its price tag, $430 CDN ($342 US). This 17" LCD display is very aggressively priced considering its panel specifications. Oddly, although the 730B supports both digital (DVI) and analog video connections, only the analog video cable is included with the package!?
Summary: I bought my 730B on eBay as a replacement to my old, tired but still working CRT monitor. Not until I pulled in the Syncmaster did I realize how tired and dimmed my old CRT was. The Samsung 17" was manufactured in 2005 but it looks as bright as I would expect a new would be. The color, response and viewing angles seem to be right on spec. I have no way of knowing how much the previous owner had used the monitor.
Summary: I purchased one of these monitors new about 4 years ago and it has worked flawlessly since. Has a few bumps and scratches from moving around and has even been dropped at least twice but still has excellent picture quality with NO dead pixels. Just bought a second one to use for dual monitors and wow they look great together. Highly recommended even to buy used.