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Samsung S34E790C PC Monitor

$1,218.66
34" 3440 X 1440 LED Curved Jan 2015
C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Screen Shape Release Date $130.65 Electricity cost over 5 years
63 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Four Industry Awards

The reviewers at three expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this PC screen. Trusted Reviews, Avforums.com and Vido.com.ua all gave this PC display a "Recommended" award.

Benchmark.pl gave this flatpanel monitor a "Good Product" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This medium monitor has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digital Versus, maximumpc.com and PC Welt.de.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 89 user reviews this PC screen has an overall user rating of 83 out of 100.

Easy to Use

Some Samsung S34E790C reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Dmitry Marina said on Amazon “Such a great piece! It's very comfortable for the eyes” in their review of this PC monitor. 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” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Avforums.com mentioned “Comfortable size for working on one screen” .

Several Samsung S34E790C reviewers who bought the product considered that it had a good experience. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The curve is also very gradual so it makes the experience very natural and fluid”. Two years ago Pluckybrit mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Although that monitor is obviously an awesome gaming screen I prefer the cinematic experience this aspect ratio provides” and scored it 5 stars. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Samsung S34E790C “9 panels provide a widescreen experience that's great for gam”.

Several Samsung S34E790C owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Anup wrote in their review two years ago “However the bad points.1) The menu of controls are fiddly to use and there's no quick way to turn the power off” however they gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

One person who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago S. Haque said on Amazon “Two 980s will provide you enough compute performance to easily maintain 60 FPS with ultra settings” and scored the Samsung S34E790C very highly.

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Good Picture Quality

Some Samsung S34E790C owners who bought this PC monitor thought it had good picture quality. Two years ago Avforums.com mentioned “Consistently good image quality” in their review of this PC monitor.

Several customers said in their reviews that the Samsung S34E790C had good colour saturation. Mil said on Amazon “Very clear picture, nice colours, have not found any faults, love it” in their Samsung S34E790C review and scored it very highly. Pluckybrit mentioned on Amazon “Nice subtle curve, lovely colours and black levels, decent response” in their Samsung S34E790C review. Two years ago S. Haque mentioned on Amazon “Without this the colours are dull and unimpressive” in their review of this PC monitor.

A few Samsung S34E790C owners said in their reviews that it had clear images. Techhead said on Amazon “Amazing clarity, detail” in their Samsung S34E790C review. Avforums.com gave the Samsung S34E790C a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Good pixel response and clarity”.

Some customers mentioned that the Samsung S34E790C had a good contrast ratio. Two years ago S. Haque mentioned “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 review and scored it 5 stars. In the same month Shaun Walsh mentioned “The VA panel exhibits a noticeably higher contrast ratio than my old acer IPS panel” in his Samsung S34E790C review.

One Samsung S34E790C owner who purchased this PC monitor said that it had a good refresh rate. Two years ago Paul H. wrote in his review of the Samsung S34E790C on Amazon “The down side is the refresh rate can be pretty horrendous”.

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Good Product Quality

Some people who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Julius mentioned in his Samsung S34E790C review two years ago “Briliant, superb image quality, curve is realy plesant to eye”. Myles Mcdonnell wrote “The picture quality is fine” but even so he only gave the Samsung S34E790C a score of 60 out of 100. S. Acton mentioned on Amazon “Ultimately the big issue here for me is that the picture quality was no-where good enough for a screen of this price”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Samsung S34E790C owner who bought this PC monitor thought it was noisy. Avforums.com mentioned in their Samsung S34E790C review “Decent, loud sound for a monitor”.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Anup said on Amazon “A great power saving feature” in their review of this PC monitor.

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 flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Samsung Has Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 3,947 expert and user reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its PC screens. Samsung also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers.

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LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

There are a number of alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider including the Samsung S27A850 which is cheaper; or the Viewsonic VP2770 ($350.00), or the Benq XL2730 ($549.00) which has better reviews.

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Samsung S34E790C is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This LCD screen's display resolution (3440 x 1440 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the S34E790C.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of LCD screen is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the S34E790C which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the S34E790C has a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include a cheaper PC screen such as the iiyama XB2779QS or you might consider a better rated PC screen such as the DELL U3415W ($699.99), or the Philips 298P4.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Samsung S34E790C is a two HDMI ports quantity PC display.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The display diagonal (metric)s of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the S34E790C range from 50cm to 6,000cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of 86 centimeters, the S34E790C has a very big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other PC screens that were released around the same time as the S34E790C.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the S34E790C is 0.5W and the highest is 49W. With an RMS rated power of 14 Watts, the S34E790C has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S34E790C.

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3440 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the Samsung S34E790C is 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the flatpanel monitors of this type and age the response times range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. The S34E790C has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Not Good in Terms of Size

One Samsung S34E790C reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was not a good height. Indigol mentioned “Aside from that, which was the main reason I sent it back, I found the vertical height a bit too limited”. One Samsung S34E790C owner who reviewed the product thought it was heavy and bulky. Avforums.com said “Heavy and bulky” in their review of this PC monitor but even so they still rated it 80 out of 100.

Poor Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed the Samsung S34E790C reckoned that it did not have good sound quality. Two years ago Myles Mcdonnell gave the Samsung S34E790C a score of 60 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review on Amazon “2) The sound quality is poor”.

Not Robust

One person mentioned that it was not easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer mentioned “Also the joystick on the back was broken and not working properly”.

Poor Design

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was not good looking. Two years ago Paul H. rated the Samsung S34E790C 60 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “You can get some pretty horrible ghosts, especially if the contrast is high between objects” in his review of this PC monitor.

One Samsung S34E790C reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it was rough. S. Haque said on Amazon “Here is a rough guideline on how to make your monitor look much better right away” but they scored the Samsung S34E790C 5 stars.

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Poor Connectivity

One person who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Snowy wrote two years ago “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” yet they still scored the product 5 stars.

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity

Most flatpanel monitors of this type and age have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, including the S34E790C which has one USB Type-A downstream ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the S34E790C, the Samsung S34E790C does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 272P4 which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D

The Samsung S34E790C is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the S34E790C are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S34E790C, the S34E790C does not have a card reader integrated.

It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a card reader integrated including the U3014, or the UP2715K ($1,749.99) both from DELL or the Benq PG2401.

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Quite Low Height Adjustment

The average height adjustment of comparable spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago is 130mm, and the height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm. At only 100 millimeters, the Samsung S34E790C has a fairly low height adjustment compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the S34E790C.

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Only Has Three Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the S34E790C is more than most PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables includeds DisplayPort, HDMI and USB are also found on this Samsung PC display.

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Quite High Power Consumption (max)

At 77 Watts, the S34E790C has a quite high power consumption (max) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. Similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago have power consumption (max)s of between 16W and 250W, and the average power consumption (max) is 55W.

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Heavy

With a weight of 7.4 kilograms, the S34E790C is quite heavy compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the S34E790C. The average weight of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S34E790C is 4.8kg, and the weights range from 2.3g to 39kg.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S34E790C have annual energy consumptions of between 24kWh and 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 93 kilowatt hours, the S34E790C has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over two years.


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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ls34e790cnsgo, visipax prs34e790c, visipax 3440x1440, visipax s34e790c, samsung s34e790c, samsung se790c
Barcodes 00779177306542, 00779184241980, 00887276105840, 00887276175430, 04260132642417, 08592978041335, 08806086539975, 08806655017514

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