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Samsung S29E790C PC Monitor

£379.99
£300.00 £79.99 cheaper than 19 days ago
vido.com.ua Recommended
29" Mega Contrast LED Mar 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type 3D Compatible Release Date
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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this LCD screen. This PC display received a "Recommended" award from Vido.com.ua.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This PC screen received an expert rating of 85% from digitalfotoforalla.se.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

The average owner rating of this PC display is brilliant based on 56 owner reviews.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC screen is Mega Contrast, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 3,845 expert and owner reviews for Samsung flatpanel monitors and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the DELL U2415[plb_2570660_price], or the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price] which has better reviews; or the DELL P2715Q[plb_2678778_price] which is cheaper.

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3D Compatible

The S29E790C is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the S29E790C which are not 3D compatible.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the S29E790C, the S29E790C has a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available including the Acer XF270HU[plb_3154384_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 34UC87C[plb_2969397_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the HP ENVY 34c[plb_2976258_price] is also worth considering.

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Two HDMI Ports

The S29E790C is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

At 14 Watts, the S29E790C has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the S29E790C the RMS rated audio powers range from 1W to 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.6W.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The S29E790C has a fairly big viewable width (672.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the S29E790C. Medium monitors that were released one year ago have viewable widths of between 280mm and 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the S29E790C is 25 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m². The Samsung S29E790C has a fairly bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S29E790C.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the S29E790C is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the S29E790C the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 to 4096 x 2160.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Samsung S29E790C has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The average response time of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S29E790C is 5.7ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Short

The shortest LCD screen that is a similar age to the S29E790C is 28mm tall, the tallest is 930mm, and the average height is 360mm. At only 313.5 millimeters, the S29E790C is quite short compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S29E790C.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S29E790C do not have a built-in camera. The S29E790C is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC screens of this type and age, the S29E790C does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

The average maximum height adjustment of PC monitors that were released more than a year ago is 130mm. The Samsung S29E790C has one of the lower maximum height adjustments (only 100 millimeters) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

At only 283.8 millimeters, the S29E790C has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. The average viewable height of medium monitors that were released one year ago is 320mm, and the viewable heights range from 230mm to 700mm.

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Expensive

We checked 434 LCD screens of this age and type and they range in price from £46 to £4,106. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this age and type.

Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of LCD screens that were released more than a year ago is 48kWh. The Samsung S29E790C has a quite high annual energy consumption (61 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the S29E790C.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung S29E790C

Running Costs Are Average

This Samsung flatpanel monitor is rated B for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the S29E790C will cost £49 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC screens of a similar age and type.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Samsung released the S29E790C.

Specification

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DC-In Jack
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Built-In Camera
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Loudspeaker
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AC Adapter Included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Technical Details
Game Mode
Samsung Magic Function
ECO Mode
Active Display Area (W X H)
No Flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode

1 Award

vido.com.ua Recommended

Expert Reviews

23 April 2015

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10 June 2015

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 12 October 2015 by Fate

The monitor itself looks nice and has a decent quality display (nothing breathtaking, especially with the matted display making it look grainy) but overall it works just fine. What I am truly... Read more…

Reviewed 20 September 2015 by CCBloom
CCBloom would recommend the Samsung S29E790C (Verified Purchase)

Went in to purchase standard screen since I didn't know for sure what a gamer would like. Sales person asked about intended use before just selling me the first thing I looked at. VERY... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2015 by Billigm2
Billigm2 would recommend the Samsung S29E790C (Verified Purchase)

I bought this monitor after taking back the Samsung 4k 28" monitor. The primary reason for returning the other one was the build quality of the base was a joke, not what I would expect from... Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2015 by MikeC
MikeC would recommend the Samsung S29E790C

I bought this display to hookup to my 2013 Macbook Pro 15 retina Laptop. It is hooked up via HDMI port and works fantastic. I watch movies in iTunes and they display 21:9 widescreen and look real... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2015 by Mike
Mike would recommend the Samsung S29E790C (Verified Purchase)

Purchased the monitor to use with a MacBook Air (when docked) and a Mac Mini. I was unable to get the highest resolution and 21:9 ratio out of the MacBook Air using HDMI to Thunderbolt for some... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £46.63
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £48.46
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Energy Rating
0.24T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers se790c, s29e790, s29e790c, ls29e790, ls29e790c, ls29e790cn, ls29e790cns, ls29e790cnse, samsung se790, code ls29e790, ls29e790cnsen, code ls29e790c, samsung se790c, code ls29e790cn, samsung s29e790, samsung 300cdm2, samsung ls29e790, samsung s29e790c, code ls29e790cns, samsung 2560x1080, samsung ls29e790c, samsung ls29e790cn, samsung ls29e790cns, samsung ls29e790cnse, samsung ls29e790cnsen, samsung electronics ls29e790, samsung electronics 2560x1080, samsung electronics ls29e790c, samsung electronics ls29e790cn
Barcodes 04053162803909, 08592978039233, 08806086678940

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