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Samsung SyncMaster 173B

Samsung SyncMaster 173B
alaScore 81

11 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 173B. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Samsung SyncMaster 173B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Mike Chin (

Samsung 173B LCD Monitor |


The Samsung SyncMaster 173B is the first monitor to be reviewed by SPCR. A monitor with sleek style, the 173B is silent. No hum, buzz or whine. How is it to actually use? In short, perfectly fine for most folks and applications, and its landscape /...

Still, unless you are a diehard gamer or persnickety graphics professional, this monitor should easily meet your needs. It compares well against most 19" CRT monitors, whose real screen size the Samsung SyncMaster 173B almost matches. Samsung backs up...

Sep, 2003

Expert review by : Hi-TEK (

Samsung SyncMaster 173B TFT-LCD Monitor Review


The SOHO market has provided several unique opportunities for small business owners to adapt components which suit their working environment and lifestyle. In the past where consumers would purchase several components to complete multiple tasks,...

Good picture quality and sharp display ; Three year warranty support ; Aesthetically pleasing design ; Easy to navigate on screen display menu ; Adjustable stand and excellent pivot features

No S-Video, Composite or DVI digital connection ports ; Weak integrated stereo speakers

The Samsung SyncMaster 173B TFT-LCD Monitor can certainly be classified as a product that has been designed with some excellent ergonomic based features. The selling point of this product is the ability to adjust both the height and display position of...

Aug, 2003

Product Specifications

The Samsung SyncMaster 173b is a 17-inch TFT-LCD monitor that delivers crisp, clean text and bright, vivid colors. It delivers a 450: 1 contrast ratio, a brightness of 270 cd/sq.m, pixel pitch of 0.264 mm, 1280 x 1024 maximum resolution, a scanning frequency of 30-81 kHz horizontal and 56-75 Hz vertical, and a horizontal/vertical viewing angle of 150

Audio Output




Dimensions & Weight



Contrast ratio (typical):450:1
Display brightness:270
Display Diagonal:17
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024
Display scan frequency (horizontal):30 - 81
Horizontal scan range:30 - 81
Pixel Pitch:0.264
Response Time:25
Vertical scan range:56 - 75
Viewing angle, horizontal:150
Viewing angle, vertical:120

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.264mm/0.26mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:270cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:450:1
Image Max H-View Angle:150
Image Max V-View Angle:120
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:25ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):45


Plug and Play: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC / Unix
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung SyncMaster

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:BSMI / C-Tick / CCIB / CE / CSA / DDC-2B / GOST / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PCBC / Plug and Play / SASO / SIQ / TCO '99 / TUV / TUV GS / UL 1950 / VCCI / TCO 99/BSMI / C-Tick / CCIB / CE / CSA / DDC-2B / GOST / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PCBC / SASO / SIQ / TCO '99 / TUV / TUV GS / UL 1950 / VCCI / TCO 99/CE / CISPR 22 Class B / CSA / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DHHS / DOC-B / IEC950 / PTB / TCO '99 / TUV / UL 1950 / VCCI / TCO 99

Other Features

Package dimensions (WxDxH):17 x 6.57 x 16.8

Packaging Data

Package weight:14.3


Power consumption (typical):45

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS / Microsoft Windows / SunSoft Solaris

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:14.3