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Samsung S29E790C PC Monitor

£665.70
£510.68 £155.02 cheaper than 57 days ago
29" 2560 X 1080 Mega Contrast LED Jun 2015
B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £76.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Nice design
Unacceptable noise level
59 Reviews + 1 Award
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at websites Vido.com.ua said that concluded that they would recommend this flatpanel monitor and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 57 owner reviews this medium monitor has a marvellous average owner rating. Over 78% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung PC Displays Have Good Reviews

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


Design

Nice Design

Eight people thought it was good looking. Peggy76 said in their review of the Samsung S29E790C “The beautiful color and resolution is just what I would expect from Samsung” and scored it 8 stars. Peggy76 also mentioned “Did I mention it is beautiful? Lol LOVE it” in their review. Rohan gave it a score of 8 stars and wrote last year “It is beautiful (my wife too” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer who bought it wrote that it was ugly. Stevenwhitney said in their review of this PC monitor “Grab a window, drag it around and watch as an ugly ghost trail follows behind it as the pixels on the monitor slowly transition” .

One person thought the product was well designed. Two years ago Fpartida wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Bestbuy.com “1) It looks great on the desk - slick design, modern aesthetic”.

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Good Product Quality

Six owners agreed that it was good quality. Two years ago Scottstang scored it 8 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “A Good quality monitor especially if you can get it at a discounted price”. Macster20543 scored it 6 stars and wrote also two years ago “This monitor has a great build quality and the adjustability is unrivaled with other competing monitors”. Spakins wrote in their Samsung S29E790C review “I much prefer a high quality monitor”.

Robust

Three customers said in their reviews that the product was well made. Two years ago Spakins gave the product a rating of 7 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Bestbuy.com “Being built in they don't take up any desk space”. Also two years ago Kolored mentioned “They are best in class for PC Monitors) Good Build Quality Curve is very easy on the eyes” and gave it a score of 8 stars.

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was reliable. Dmgcpa mentioned on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Quality of Samsung is always reliable and dependable”.

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Easy to Use

Two owners who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Peggy76 mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Easy to set up and easy to adjust” in their review of the Samsung S29E790C. Loveit gave it a score of 8 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “Easy to set up, monitor is set on base”.

Two owners who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was easy to use. Mike said on Bestbuy.com “The picture is awesome and there is lots of real estate to use the new OSX split screen function or to use the monitors PIP mode effectively”.

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Good Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had good picture quality. Techgirl30 mentioned “Love it the graphics are amazing and clear!” in their review of the Samsung S29E790C and scored it 7 stars. Jm103 wrote “The picture quality is amazing and he sound”.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a flickering image. Saintm89 gave the product a score of 6 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “The screen itself is crisp and flicker free and the ability to raise”.

One owner who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had clear images. 1gamer wrote on Bestbuy.com “This monitor is wonderful for looking at multiple pages a the same time has a very crisp clarity and vibrant colors on movies” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it had good features. Two years ago Kkhan scored it 8 stars and said “It is a very professional and good product with good features” in their review of this PC monitor.


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The S29E790C has an ECO mode. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor also have an ECO mode.

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Has a Game Mode

The S29E790C has a game mode, as do most of the other PC displays of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The S29E790C has a stand included. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type also have a stand included.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung S29E790C has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Predator XB271HU, the BX340CK (£489.99), or the B346C (£534.12) all from Acer.

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Display

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The S29E790C has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution. The best display resolution of all medium monitors that were released more than a year ago is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to this LCD screen have response times of between 1ms and 25ms, and the average response time is 5.3ms. At only 4 milliseconds, the S29E790C has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The S29E790C features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other LCD screens of this age and type.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The S29E790C has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Four owners agreed that it was good value for money. Collin M wrote on Amazon “A+++++++ Amazing monitor with an even better price tag!” and scored it 9 stars. Mrcsapp said on Bestbuy.com “Thanks to Best Buys price match I was able to score this monitor for $200 less then they listed it for” and gave the Samsung S29E790C a rating of 8 stars. Stevenwhitney mentioned in April last year “Absolutely horrible for a monitor that retails are $600 normal price” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner who purchased the product wrote that it was expensive. Two years ago Fafafa168 wrote on Bestbuy.com “Too expensive, so when this Samsung 29 is on sale, I took it home”.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £155.02 (23%)

The price has dropped from £535 to £510.68 in the last 57 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 90% chance that the price will go down further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 10% chance that the price will actually go back up. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Not Cheap

We think this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other PC monitors of this age and type. The cheapeast flatpanel monitor of this age and type that we found costs £50 and the most expensive costs £3,769.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer considered that it was noisy. Cytan mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Speakers are nice and loud - I actually have it turned down to 33%” in their Samsung S29E790C review.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This LCD screen is rated B for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the S29E790C is £77 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 621 PC screens of this age and spec.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the S29E790C in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics ls29e790cnsen, samsung electronics s29e790c29, samsung electronics 2560x1080, samsung ls29e790cnsen, samsung 2560x1080, samsung s29e790c, samsung 300cdm2, samsung se790c
Barcodes 04053162803909, 08592978039233, 08806086678940

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