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Samsung S34E790C PC Monitor

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34" Mega Contrast LED Nov 2014
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Best-in-class curvature and an ultrawide 21:9 aspect ratio combined to provide a truly immersive viewing experience that lets you enjoy big, bold and stunning panoramic views while you work and... More
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Four Industry Awards

This Samsung PC monitor was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews, Avforums.com and Vido.com.ua all of whom decided that this PC screen was good.

The writer at one more expert review site concluded that this PC screen was good. Benchmark.pl gave this Samsung LCD screen a "Good Product" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 80 out of 100 based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digital Versus, maximumpc.com and PC Welt.de.

User Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this PC screen on average 83%.

Easy to Use

A number of Samsung S34E790C owners agreed that the Samsung S34E790C was comfortable and easy to hold. Dmitry Marina wrote in their review of the Samsung S34E790C “Such a great piece! It's very comfortable for the eyes”. Wade Womersley mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “3440x1440 pixels at 34" feels very comfortable and it covers most of your field of vision”. Avforums.com said in their review “Comfortable size for working on one screen”.

Three Samsung S34E790C owners reckoned that it had a good experience. In November Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The curve is also very gradual so it makes the experience very natural and fluid”. Pluckybrit scored the Samsung S34E790C 5 stars and wrote “Although that monitor is obviously an awesome gaming screen I prefer the cinematic experience this aspect ratio provides” in their review of this PC monitor. Last year expert review site Trustedreviews.com said “9 panels provide a widescreen experience that's great for gam”.

A few Samsung S34E790C reviewers reckoned that it was easy to use. Anup mentioned in November last year “However the bad points.1) The menu of controls are fiddly to use and there's no quick way to turn the power off” in their review of the Samsung S34E790C however they only gave it a score of 3 stars.

One Samsung S34E790C owner who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus. S. Haque gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and said in their Samsung S34E790C review on Amazon “Two 980s will provide you enough compute performance to easily maintain 60 FPS with ultra settings”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few customers said that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Avforums.com wrote “Consistently good image quality”.

Three Samsung S34E790C reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good colour saturation. In November Mil rated the product 5 stars and wrote “Very clear picture, nice colours, have not found any faults, love it”. Last year Pluckybrit scored the product 5 stars and mentioned “Nice subtle curve, lovely colours and black levels, decent response” in their review. S. Haque said on Amazon in the same month “Without this the colours are dull and unimpressive” in their review of the Samsung S34E790C.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung S34E790C had clear images. Techhead mentioned “Amazing clarity, detail” in their review of the Samsung S34E790C. Avforums.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Good pixel response and clarity” .

Some Samsung S34E790C reviewers who purchased it said that it had a good contrast ratio. S. Haque mentioned on Amazon “9 models? This uses a VA panel which, although suffers a little from weaker viewing angles, provides an incredible contrast ratio that only a VA panel truly can” in their Samsung S34E790C review. Shaun Walsh scored it very highly and he said on Amazon “The VA panel exhibits a noticeably higher contrast ratio than my old acer IPS panel” in his review of the Samsung S34E790C.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good refresh rate. Paul H. wrote on Amazon “The down side is the refresh rate can be pretty horrendous” in his review but he gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Several Samsung S34E790C reviewers who purchased it wrote that it was good quality. Julius wrote on Amazon “Briliant, superb image quality, curve is realy plesant to eye” and scored it very highly. Myles Mcdonnell wrote on Amazon “The picture quality is fine”. S. Acton wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon this month “Ultimately the big issue here for me is that the picture quality was no-where good enough for a screen of this price” nonetheless they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 60 out of 100.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was noisy. Avforums.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Decent, loud sound for a monitor” in their review.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Last year Anup said on Amazon “A great power saving feature”.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC screen is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Samsung PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors manufactured by Samsung have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Samsung also has good ratings across its entire range.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC displays of this age and type.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think the Asus PQ321[plb_1584790_price], and the DELL U3014[plb_1655695_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 27EA83[plb_1524921_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The S34E790C has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in speaker.

Alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at include a cheaper PC display such as the LG 34UM95[plb_2175141_price] or you might consider a better rated PC display such as the Asus PQ321[plb_1584790_price], or the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price].

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Two HDMI Ports

Most similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S34E790C have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Samsung S34E790C which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

When compared to other PC displays that came out more than two years ago, the display diagonal of the S34E790C of 86 centimeters is one of the biggest. The average display diagonal of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 66cm.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

At 14 Watts, the S34E790C has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S34E790C the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The S34E790C has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the S34E790C the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Very Shallow

The S34E790C is one of the shallower PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S34E790C (only 51.5 millimeters) amongst PC screens of this age. The average depth of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the S34E790C is 110mm.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The S34E790C has a fairly fast response time (only 4 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the S34E790C. The fastest response time of PC displays that were released around the same time as the S34E790C is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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17 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was not a good height. A few weeks ago Indigol mentioned on Amazon “Aside from that, which was the main reason I sent it back, I found the vertical height a bit too limited” in their Samsung S34E790C review.

One Samsung S34E790C reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was not heavy and bulky. Avforums.com said last year “Heavy and bulky”.

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Poor Sound Quality

One Samsung S34E790C owner who bought the product concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Myles Mcdonnell mentioned in his Samsung S34E790C review in November last year “2) The sound quality is poor”.

Not Robust

One person who purchased it thought it was not easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer wrote this year “Also the joystick on the back was broken and not working properly” in their review of the Samsung S34E790C.

Poor Design

One person wrote that the product was not good looking. Paul H. gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100 and he mentioned “You can get some pretty horrible ghosts, especially if the contrast is high between objects” in his Samsung S34E790C review.

One Samsung S34E790C owner said in their reviews that the product was not rough. S. Haque mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Here is a rough guideline on how to make your monitor look much better right away” however despite that they still scored the Samsung S34E790C 5 stars.

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Poor Connectivity

One Samsung S34E790C reviewer considered that the Samsung S34E790C was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Snowy said “Truly plug and play too - I connected it via the DisplayPort cable (HDMI restricts refresh rate, be sure your machine supports DisplayPort), powered up the PC” but despite that they still scored it very highly.

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

The S34E790C is a one USB Type-A downstream port LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S34E790C have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC screen has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the S34E790C are not 3D compatible. The Samsung S34E790C is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung S34E790C does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the S34E790C also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The S34E790C does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S34E790C also do not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth also looking at other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader including the BL3201[pl_2558150_price], or the PG2401[pl_2083439_price] both from Benq or the DELL U3014[plb_1655695_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

With a maximum height adjustment of only 100 millimeters, the Samsung S34E790C has one of the lower maximum height adjustments amongst medium monitors of this age. The average maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 130mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The S34E790C is a one USB 2.0 port PC screen. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the S34E790C have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Has Three Cables Included

The S34E790C has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DisplayPort, HDMI and USB are also found on this Samsung LCD screen.

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Fairly High Maximum Power Consumption

Across all the medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S34E790C the maximum power consumptions range from 5.4W to 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 53W. At 77 Watts, the Samsung S34E790C has a fairly high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Heavy

Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S34E790C have weights of between 3g and 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of 7.4 kilograms, the S34E790C is quite heavy compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S34E790C.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

When compared to other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the S34E790C that we have assessed the annual energy consumption of, the S34E790C's annual energy consumption of 93 kilowatt hours is one of the highest. Across all the comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the S34E790C the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung S34E790C

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC monitor was released over two years ago.

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4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(22)
27 October 2015

Avforums.com

The Samsung S34E790C is billed as a premium product and it carries a corresponding price-tag of £799.00 (October 2015) which backs that notion up. We have reviewed virtually all of Samsung's... Read more…

Excellent colour accuracy, even without calibration
Strong black levels and contrast performance
Low input lag
Good pixel response and clarity
USB charging
Some dead pixels
Edgebleeding on dark screens
It's not cheap
Middling brightness uniformity
Expensive
2 September 2015

Last year, curved TVs burst into the scene and promised an immersive viewing experiences without needing 3D. Though many of us are still dubious of the effects, Samsung has proceeded to bring the... Read more…

4 August 2015

Curved screens certainly qualify for gimmick status in the HDTV market. After all, the only way a curved screen can possibly work is when you?re positioned in the perfect place. In other words,... Read more…

20 July 2015

Trusted Reviews

What is the Samsung S34E790C? Several exciting trends have perked up the PC monitor market over the past couple of years. Screens with 4K resolutions have offered unparalleled sharpness, and 21:9... Read more…

6 July 2015

There's no doubt about it, 34" monitors are great to work on because the WQHD resolution allows you to comfortably have multiple windows open on one screen. The S34E790C is one such monitor and...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Nicholas W.

With a 670, can push most current games to a very nice playability with some eye candy enabled. Witcher 3, running AA and most everything at "medium" or "high," but not the hair stuff. Wolfenstein... Read more…

Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Clint H.
(Verified Purchase)

As everybody before me has mentioned, this is a phenomenal screen for gaming. For what it is it provides an excellent image, limited distortion around the sides and can keep up with the most... Read more…

Reviewed 28 April 2015 by Jonathan K.
(Verified Purchase)

Flat out this is the future. If you expect to play modern games like Star Citizen or World of Warships, 3440x1440 gives you an unparalleled advantage over the competition. It destroys the old... Read more…

Reviewed 30 August 2015 by 2dogs

Very HOT, makes me literally sweat after 30 min, focuses heat on face like a satellite dish! Power brick hot enough for coffee cup warmer - hot to the touch! Other than that, was pretty good,... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
I've had it for three days of use. The format 21 9) is a perfect replacement (evolution of) the dual monitor set up. For productivity, the 3440 1440 is a great setup. The curve is noticeable for a fe
The blacks are black and there is no light bleed on the edges or corners that is present in the current competing IPS panel models (Asus, Dell, LG)
AWESOME for gaming, I thought it would be awkward due to the screen aspect ratio, but it really works
The curve is subtle, but not a gimmick. Side by side with another 34 inch "flat" monitor will have you begging for the little curve
This monitor format is expensive these days, even after this format has been one year on the market
For the price - I paid 900 after a 10 percent code on Newegg - I expected more from the image quality. It is not especially sharp or colorful. The images don't pop in the way some monitors do. It is u
Gaming Performance: Speaking of graphics cards - This PC is a new build. I played my first game - Metal Gear Solid 5 Phantom Pain for a few hours. I was disappointed that the game did not appear to su
The stand is attractive but the monitor wobbles when I type at normal levels. Its very distracting and almost a deal killer. I'm afraid to type aggressively, the monitor would probably rock. Of course
Nasty blackgrey pixel burn out the size of 2 rice grains. Didn't expect this in 2015, especially with a monitor of this price
Reviewed 6 July 2015 by Charlene H.

Calibrate this monitor and you will see it shine. Great monitor. I bought a xRite i1Display Pro and calibrated it at different lumen levels. an ICM for 100, 120 and 150 for varying room light. All... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $79.36
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers ls34e790cnse, home s34e790, samsung s790, code s34e790, samsung s790e, code s34e790c, samsung se790, code ls34e790, home ls34e790, ls34e790cnsen, home s34e790c, code ls34e790c, home ls34e790c, samsung se790c, samsung n129602, samsung p233974, samsung s34e790, code ls34e790cn, samsung 300cdm2, home ls34e790cn, samsung s34e790c, samsung b2h7za00, code ls34e790cns, boutique s34e790, home ls34e790cns, samsung b2h7zs00, samsung n129602w, samsung p233974p, samsung ls34e790, boutique s34e790c
Barcodes 00635131604768, 04260132642417, 05054629089460, 08592978041335, 08806086539975, 08806086934398

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