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Samsung S27B970D PC Monitor

27" Mega Contrast LED Jul 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £138.44 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung PC screens have good reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio
77 Reviews + 7 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended Expert Reviews Ultimate Ephotozine Highly Recommended Recommended

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Samsung PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 5,538 owner and expert reviews (including 752 verified purchases), Samsung has good reviews for its LCD screens. Samsung also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Samsung flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the S27B970D in April 2017.


Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many PC screens that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung S27B970D has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this LCD screen.

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Running Costs Are Very High

The S27B970D is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,088 PC monitors of a similar spec and age that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the S27B970D is £139.


Has an Energy Star Certified

The S27B970D has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the S27B970D which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 2560x1440, samsung s27b970d
Barcodes 00729507819426, 08806085331631

Samsung S27B970D Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung S27B970D review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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