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Samsung S34E790C

Samsung S34E790C
alaScore 93

196 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 196 reviews of Samsung S34E790C. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The design also gets good feedback, but reviews are divided on the usability. Some have doubts about the reliability and price.

design, size

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Samsung S34E790C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung S34E790C

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung S34E790C from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the size, but many are critical about the price.

size

price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung S34E790C 34-Inch Curved LED MonitorSamsung S34E790C 34-Inch Curved LED Monitor

Dec, 2017

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by: Brad Bourque (digitaltrends.com)

Samsung S34E790C curved monitor review

 

Once you lay eyes on Samsung's ultra-wide curved display, you'll wonder how you were ever satisfied with a flat screen.

Samsung’s SE790C is a luxurious yacht of a monitor. From the ultra-wide 1440p resolution, to the modest curve in its display, to its near flawless benchmarks, there’s little, if anything, to find wrong with it. The four millisecond response time isn’t...

Oct, 2015

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: Mike Jennings (trustedreviews.com)

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 panels provide a widescreen experience that's great for games and movies.

Impressive resolution and curved screen ; Consistently good image quality ; More versatility than rival screens

Middling brightness uniformity ; Expensive ; Heavy and bulky

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Anthony Agius (pcauthority.com.au)

Review: Samsung S34E790C 34in Curved Monitor

 

A huge 34in, curved, 21:9, 3440x1440 monitor that drops the ball on text rendering quality.

There’s no redeeming features here that would make it a better buy than LG’s 34UC97

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Bennett Ring (pcauthority.com.au)

Review: Samsung S34E790C Curved Display

 

W e'll be frank – curved TVs make absolutely no sense. The viewer sits so far away that the curvature is useless for improving the viewing experience. On the other hand, curved PC displays make a lot of sense, as the user is so close that the curvature...

Curves in all the right places.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Robin-Leigh Chetty (techsmart.co.za)

Samsung S34E790C Curved Monitor

 

Curved displays are on the rise, and with having put Samsung's S34E790C offering to use, the appeal is clear to see.

Beautifully constructed; Superb image quality regardless of viewing angle; Great for gaming

Very pricey; Size not ideal for office/work use

Jan, 2015

Expert review by: (avforums.com)

Samsung S34E790C Curved Monitor Review

 

Samsung not only likes curvy TVs they also believe it's a natural fit for computer based pursuits. How does this high-end multi-application monitor...

Excellent colour accuracy, even without calibration ; Strong black levels and contrast performance ; Low input lag ; Good pixel response and clarity ; USB charging ; The curve works at close quarters

Some dead pixels ; Edge-bleeding on dark screens ; It's not cheap

If you’re looking for a great all-round monitor with superb colour accuracy and impressive picture contrast, the Samsung SE790C makes for an excellent choice. The enveloping, curved 21:9 ratio screen also serves to draw you in to whatever pursuit...

Consumer review by: Ryan O. (newegg.com)

Amazing Product!

 

- I have only had it a little over a week so far and I haven't used all of the features that come with it to make a full judgement on it yet, but everything has been amazing so far

- the four usb 3.0 ports on the back of the monitor makes it so much easier to attach a webcam and external hard drives to my computer without having to go under my desk to plug into the back of the tower. The usb ports are also very nice because they...

- I haven't run into any problems with it so far

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Michael D. (newegg.com)

Beautiful Display,

 

My display came with the left side of the screen dimmed out completely looks so bad so had to RMA it. Will update review when new monitor arrives.

Display is gorgeous!

None (First screen ordered had dimmed left side of screen out of box failure. RMA in works, will update when new one comes)

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Anonymous (newegg.com)

Refresh Rate

 

I wish someone can verify this issue.

Price

Cannot get the refresh rate up to advertised 60Hz. Only 30Hz and 50Hz options show as available on Win10Pro using the provided cables and Monster cable .

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Yeido Y. (newegg.com)

Everything is good except...

 

Fantastic color and viewing angle, Monitor is very solid.

I already replaced it twice because of the jog button on the back gets stuck so can't go up. Going left right down works but going up does not work...

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:Energy Star 6.0 / Windows 10 / Windows 8.1
Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:21:9
Color gamut:99
Contrast ratio (dynamic):Mega Contrast
Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Display:LED
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:34
Display Diagonal (metric):33.9
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colors / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:3440 x 1440
Display Surface:Gloss
Display Technology:VA
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:UltraWide Quad HD / Wide Quad HD
Native Aspect Ratio:21:9
Response Time:4 / 5
Screen curvature:0.118
Screen shape:Curved
Supported graphics resolutions:2560 x 1080, 3440 x 1440 / 3440 x 1440
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Annual Energy Consumption:93
Energy efficiency compliance:C
Power consumption (max):77
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):47 / 64

Ergonomics

Height adjustment:Y / Yes
LED Indicators: Yes
On/Off switch: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes
Tilt adjustment:Y / Yes
Tilt angle:-2 - 20
Tilt angle range:-2 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Multimedia

Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:14
TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Packaging Content

Cables included:DisplayPort, HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, USB / DisplayPort, HDMI, USB / DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort, USB / DisplayPort,HDMI,USB
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
User Guide on CD-ROM:Y / Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:13.3
Package height:20.9 / 35.4
Package weight:28.2 / 31.7
Package width:20.9 / 35.4

Performance

Mac operating systems supported:Y / Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio Input:No / Yes
Built-in USB hub:Y
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:Y
Headphone outputs:1
Number of upstream ports:1 / 4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4
USB hub version:USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:1 / 1, 4 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Annual Energy Consumption:93
Energy efficiency class:C
Power consumption (DPMS):1
Power consumption (max):77
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):47 / 64

Technical Details

ECO mode:Y / Yes
Game mode:Y / Yes
No flickering:Y / Yes
On/Off timer:Y
Samsung Magic Function:MagicBright
Sleep Timer: Yes

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.02 / 2.03
Depth (with stand):10.8 / 10.9
Height:14.3
Height (with stand):17.8 / 21.7
Package depth:13.3
Package height:20.9
Package weight:28.2 / 31.7
Package width:35.4
Weight:16.3
Weight with stand:21.8
Width:32.3 / 32.4
Width (with stand):32.3 / 32.4