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Samsung 300CD
300CDM2

Samsung 300CD
94
Reviews
14 Reviews
94
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Popularity
Quite Popular
65
Value for Money
Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£450 Over 5 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
Owners report that this LCD screen has a thin frame, a brilliant picture quality and it's good-looking. It's a high-quality and giant display diagonal 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with ok running costs and excellent user reviews. It has a built-in USB hub, an HDMI and an HDCP and features Picture-in-Picture support.
34"
3440 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$365
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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have scored the Samsung 300CD as follows:

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Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
95
Features
65
Value for Money
84
Age
65
Running Costs

82

82
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 14 reviews.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Samsung PC monitor has running costs of £450 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 1,800+ LCD screens that we have calculated running costs for.
The 300CD has some great features:
3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in USB hub

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each PC monitor by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

95
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.4 stars (14 reviews)

79%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung 300CD?

Picture Quality
12
4
Design
4
4
Price
2
3
Robustness
3
0
Size and Weight
2
2
Ease of Use
2
0
Some Owners Thought This PC Monitor Was a Bit Expensive
  • Five Stars. Great monitor (no speakers built in however I didn't really need that) good price and delivered quickly.
    Buggymusic - Amazon 1 Jun 2015
  • ... is perfect and smooth.
    If you do photography and budget limited this monitor worth every penny and highly recommending for all purpose work.
    Petr "pepe" - Amazon 20 Dec 2014
  • Three People Thought it Was Reliable
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    One Person Thought This PC Monitor Was a Good Size
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    6 Out of 10 Owners Thought the Samsung 300CD Was Carefully Designed

    Two people thought that the Samsung 300CD was good-looking.

  • ... want monitor capable do everything and anything.
    Beautiful monitor with 1.07 billion colors, 0.233 pixel pitch, good btb response time for gaming ...
    Petr "pepe" - Amazon 20 Dec 2014
  • ... well presented and protected, thank to Samsung. And did i mention the monitor include stand is beautiful, very easy working with - height and rotation ...
    Petr "pepe" - Amazon 20 Dec 2014
  • One Customer Thought the Samsung 300CD Was Easy to Use
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    Over 10 People Thought it Produced a High Quality Picture

    Several people thought that the Samsung 300CD has a good screen, had a good contrast ratio and picture quality.

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    Has a Good Screen
    7 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... Contrast ratio is huge and there is not any bleeding light.Just beautiful screen with great color balance. dual link dvi, hdmi,dp cable included in box ...
    Petr "pepe" - Amazon 20 Dec 2014
  • ... nature and resolution of the screen.

    The PROs :
    - this screen is HUGE, have another dell 24" on the side now and it feels like 2x as ...
    GK - Amazon 1 Mar 2015
  • ... for size to density.
    This size screen is so much better suited to everyday use compared to a 27" of the same resolution.

    Only niggle is ...
    R. P. Kenny - Amazon 18 Jan 2015
  • ... cramped in comparison, and I would not want to go back. Extra screen real estate is very useful indeed.

    I calibrated it with a colorimeter, ...
    Dprees "dprees" - Amazon 31 Dec 2014
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    Has a Good Contrast Ratio
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Quality
    2 people agree
    No people disagree

    How Good Are Samsung PC Monitors?

    95
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
    Big display diagonal
    Faster than average response time
    Has a built-in USB hub
    High typical contrast ratio
    Features Picture-in-Picture support
    Has an HDCP
    Has an HDMI
    Has a game mode
    ok vertical viewing angle
    ok horizontal viewing angle
    Does not have a built-in speaker
    3440 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

    The Samsung 300CD has a maximum display resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels. The worst resolution of all PC screens is 480 x 234 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels. §.

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    Big Display Diagonal
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    PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Samsung 300CD of 34" is in the biggest 6% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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    Faster Than Average Response Time

    The Samsung 300CD's response time of only 4ms is in the fastest 14% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. The fastest response time of PC screens is 0.1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

    What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Have a Built-in Speaker

    The Samsung 300CD does not have a built-in speaker, although this is within the context that 52% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in speaker.

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    ok Vertical Viewing Angle
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    The vertical viewing angle of the Samsung 300CD of 178° is ok compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 47% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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    The Samsung 300CD's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is ok compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 63% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in USB Hub
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    The Samsung 300CD has a built-in USB hub. 80% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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    High Typical Contrast Ratio

    The Samsung 300CD has a maximum typical contrast ratio of high. That's over two times the typical contrast ratio of the most frequently found typical contrast ratio of . Across all PC screens the best typical contrast ratio is ultra high and the worst is 750:1 and lower. A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

    A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

    What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
    Features Picture-in-Picture Support
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    The Samsung 300CD features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 93% of PC screens which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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    Has an HDCP
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    The Samsung 300CD has an HDCP. 54% of flatpanel monitors do not have an HDCP.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Samsung 300CD has an HDMI, unlike 73% of PC screens which do not have an HDMI.

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    Has a Game Mode

    The Samsung 300CD has a game mode, which is unusual. 93% of LCD screens do not have a game mode.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung 300CD (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Some owners thought this PC monitor was a bit expensive
    84
    Age

    Samsung 300CD Release Date

    June 2017

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    How Fast Do Samsung Flatpanel Monitor Prices Drop After Release?

    Samsung PC displays tend to depreciate faster than most LCD screens.

    Most LCD screens drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release. On average Samsung PC displays drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of $13 on a typical $374 new Samsung PC monitor by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    Samsung 300CD Running Costs

    The 300CD is in the most expensive 2% of all 1,800+ PC displays that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 300CD is £450.

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    Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 53 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Samsung 300CD Specification

    Key Features
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Display
    3D
    Response Time
    Vertical Viewing Angle
    Horizontal Viewing Angle
    Typical Contrast Ratio
    Aspect Ratio
    Display Panel Size
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Backlight Type
    HD Type
    Product Type
    Pixel Pitch
    Display Technology
    Display Brightness
    Screen Shape
    Native Aspect Ratio
    Colours
    Maximum Refresh Rate
    Panel Type
    Display Brightness (Typical)
    Screen Curvature
    Ports & Interfaces
    HDMI
    Built-in USB Hub
    HDCP
    HDMI Port
    Headphone Outputs
    DisplayPort
    DVI-D Port
    USB Hub Version
    USB Upstream Port Type
    Multimedia
    Built-in Speaker
    Built-in Camera
    Design
    Colour
    Compliance Industry Standards
    Market Positioning
    Performance
    AMD FreeSync
    Flicker Free Technology
    Thin Client
    Thin Client Installed
    Ergonomics
    Picture-in-Picture Support
    Height Adjustment
    VESA Mounting Interface
    Cable Lock Slot
    VESA Mounting
    On/off Switch
    Power
    Typical Power Consumption
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Cables Included
    Package Height
    Package Depth
    Package Width
    Quick Start Guide
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight (With Stand)
    Weight With Stand
    Height (With Stand)
    Depth (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Other Features
    Game Mode
    No Flickering
    Features
    Power Supply Type
    Contrast Ratio
    Brightness
    Recommended Resolution
    Maximum Resolution
    Viewing Angle
    Signal Input
    Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
    Samsung Eye Saver Mode
    Series
    USB Port
    Connector(s)
    Technical Details
    Power Consumption
    Temperature Range

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    visipax prs27e450d, visipax s27e450d, samsung s27a650d, samsung 300cdm2, visipax 300cdm2

    Barcodes

     00320127533725,  00729507817132,  00779184240327,  00887276213934,  00887276263397

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