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Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ

Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ
alaScore 89

227 reviews

Dec, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 227 reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. People really like the size. The usability is also appreciated, but many are critical about the reliability and price.

design, usability, size

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on People really like the usability and size. The design and price also get good views, whereas many are less positive about the reliability.

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83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung SM2233RZ 22" 3D Monitor (Gloss Black)

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ


alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Monitors on People are impressed by the design. The size also gets good opinions. Many are critical about the usability and price.

size, design

price, usability

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

This summary is based on the product: Samsung 2233RZ 1680 x 1050 2D and 3D widescreen LCD Monitor

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: John R. Delaney (

Samsung Syncmaster 2233RZ


The 2233RZ uses a 1680 by 1050 resolution panel with a 3-millisecond (gray-gray) pixel response, and it employs 120Hz technology, which doubles the frame rate ( the number of images displayed per second) of traditional 60Hz LCD monitors. Theoretically,...

Great 3D effects with Nvidia's 3D Vision glasses. Good color quality

Single input. No USB ports. Wobbly stand

When used with Nvidia's 3D Vision glasses, the Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ brings killer 3D gaming to the desktop, but it's not big on features.

Sep, 2009


Expert review by: Digital Trends Staff (

Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ


Stereoscopic 3D technology for PCs – not to be confused with 3D graphics – has been around for more than half a decade, courtesy of graphics processor manufacturer Nvidia, but due to a dearth of displays that do justice to the technology, consumers...

Does stereoscopic 3D with aplomb; looks slick ; like a miniature Samsung TV; great for fast-motion video

Dearth of connectivity options; simple but restrictive stand; low-ish native resolution for HD lovers

The SyncMaster 2233RZ offers terrific performance for its size and category but little in the way of functional frills.

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: Eric Franklin (

Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ review: Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ


Editors' note: Currently, the Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ is only available bundled with the Nvidia GeForce 3D Vision Kit . Samsung plans to release the SyncMaster 2233RZ in late April.

The Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ offers great movies and games performance and has a useful onscreen display. The monitor is aesthetically pleasing and is compatible with Nvidia's 3D Vision Kit. We saw cleaner textures in fast-moving games in the 120Hz mode.

The Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ is expensive for what it offers. It only supports DVI. There's no screen height adjustment, rotation, or pivoting.

The Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ is the best choice for 120Hz 3D stereoscopic gaming on the PC, with great movie playback to boot. For all other needs, there are cheaper alternatives.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Tweak News (tweaknews)

Expert Review

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: X-bit labs (

Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ: 120Hz LCD Monitor Review


We usually mention LCD monitors with 120Hz refresh rate that have just started selling when we come to speak of Nvidia GeForce 3D Vision stereoscopic glasses. However, our experience shows that you may actually benefit from high refresh rate even...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Neil Mohr (

Samsung SyncMaster 2233RZ review


Why does this 22" Hertz so much?

120Hz LCD display

Way too expensive ; Disappointing chassis/ports ; Default over-saturated colours

Desperate for the apogee of smooth frame rates? Look no further. Anyone else shouldn't bother.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Leigh Stark (

Samsung's 2233RZ is a 3D monitor with potential


With 3D monitors poised to become popular, Samsung have produced one of the first in Australia - the Samsung Syncmaster 2233RZ, a 22-inch 120Hz monitor capable of running in three-dimensions.

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: FlatpanelsHD (

Samsung 2233rz


120 Hz and response time, Gaming experience, Black reproduction

No HDMI, Viewing angles, Inaccurate picture reproduction, Minor clouding

Samsung 2233rz is the new King of gaming monitors. Its performance in games is not yet perfect but the gaming experience on Samsung 2233rz is very smooth and trailing has been reduced to a minimum. We found no serious Overdrive trailing and input lag...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: TechTastic (

Samsung syncmaster 2233rz 3d 22" wide screen LCD Monitor


Great looking, Wide Screen, 120hz, Compatible with Nvidia's 3D kit.

Only supports DVI, No screen height adjustment or rotation

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: PC Authority (

Samsung Syncmaster 2233RZ


Sharp as a tack, bright as a bulb and fast as a cheetah. Worth it for the 3D alone.

Jul, 2009

Product Specifications

As entertainment content becomes more available, the need for hardware technology to maintain increasing volumes of software content becomes more important. Combining this 3D technology with Samsung's LCD monitor creates an optimal viewing tool - for uses ranging from teaching and using 3D modeling to playing the latest video games.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:22in
Diagonal Size (metric):55.9cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.282mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1
Image Max H-View Angle:170
Image Max V-View Angle:160
Max Resolution:1680 x 1050
Response Time:3ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


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

Input Device

Type: None


Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7

Video Input

Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
TV Tuner Presence: No