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Samsung SUR40 PC Monitor

40" 1920 X 1080 LED Oct 2012
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The Samsung SUR40 is a four USB Type-A downstream port LCD screen. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec only have between one and three USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

PC monitors built by Samsung generally have good reviews compared to other brands.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on large monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age, the Samsung SUR40 has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available including the Philips BDL4771V which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Samsung ME65B ($1,531.39).

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Two HDMI Ports

The Samsung SUR40 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other PC monitors of this spec and age that we have checked, the processor clock speed of the Samsung SUR40 of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The processor clock speeds of similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the SUR40 only have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, however the Samsung SUR40 has four USB 2.0 ports.

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Short

Across all the PC screens of this age and type the heights range from 100mm to 1,800mm. When compared to other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the SUR40, the Samsung SUR40's height of only 103 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the SUR40, the Samsung SUR40 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung SUR40 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

The Samsung SUR40 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other large monitors that were launched around the same time as the SUR40 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This PC screen supports 10, 100 and 1000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN data transfer rates, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and spec.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the Samsung SUR40 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. Across all the large monitors that were released more than two years ago the display brightness range from 250 cd/m² to 2,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 590 cd/m².

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of large monitors that have been around for more than two years is 100cm, the biggest is 170,000cm, and the average display diagonal is 8,800cm. The Samsung SUR40 has a quite small display diagonal (only 101.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other large monitors that have been available for around the same time as the SUR40.

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Very Deep

The depths of LCD screens of a similar age and type to the SUR40 range from 33mm to 710mm. With a depth of 707.4 millimeters, the Samsung SUR40's depth is one of the deepest amongst PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the SUR40.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SUR40

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Samsung released the SUR40.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Average Width

The Samsung SUR40 has a pretty average width (1,095 millimeter) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the SUR40.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to look at the Philips BDL4771V (1,080mm and cheaper).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Internal Memory
Processor Clock Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Processor Model
Internal Memory Type
Motherboard Southbridge
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Family
Networking
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ergonomics
VESA Mount Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Other Features
Microphone Connectivity
RJ-45 Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $271.30
Electricity cost when on standby $14.06
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Total running cost over 5 years $285.36
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung SUR40uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
1.8T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
48
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 48 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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