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Samsung SyncMaster 731BF 17"

Samsung SyncMaster 731BF 17"
alaScore 84

11 reviews

Apr, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 731BF 17". The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Samsung SyncMaster 731BF 17" is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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great buy


great monitor for a great price. looks great, performs well, buy it!!

great monitor for gaming and movies. looks awesome

was hoping for an dvi cable...but i can buy one for cheap

Dec, 2006

Consumer review (

Samsung SM731BF (Silber) (Black) 17 inch LCD Monitor


crisp, clear picture, reasonably priced


Feb, 2008

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Samsung Monitor


The Samsung SM731Bf monitor is a wonderful choice for 'everyday' pc activity. This is a flat panel LCD monitor. It is a 17 inch monitor, and the dimensions are 17.16 inches high, 14.96 inches wide, and 7.95 inches in depth. This monitor weighs a little...

crisp, clear picture, reasonably priced


Feb, 2008

Product Specifications

Imagine all the action in greater detail. The ultra responsive Samsung 731BF LCD monitor boasts a pixel response time of just 2 ms (G to G), for ultra-crisp and clear motion with virtually no blurring or ghosting. Combined with a 2000: 1 Dynamic Contrast ratio and exclusive Magic Bright III, MagicColor and MagicTune technologies, movies and games have never looked so good. Even work looks better, thanks in part to sculpted styling and sophisticated metallic LED power button. With the Samsung 731BF ultra fast monitor, it's not hard to imagine. PRODUCT FEATURES: Viewable Size: 17"; Response Time: 2ms (G to G); Contrast Ratio (Typical, Dynamic): 600: 1, 2000: 1; Resolution: 1280 x 1024; Viewing Angles (H/V, Typical): 160

Audio Output

Type: None



Dimensions & Weight



Contrast ratio (typical):600:1
Display brightness:300
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:2
Vertical scan range:56 - 75
Viewing angle, horizontal:160
Viewing angle, vertical:160

Display (Projector)

Color Support:Up to 16.2 million colors
Color Support:Up to 16.2 million colors
Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.264mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:600:1
Image Max H-View Angle:160
Image Max V-View Angle:160
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:2ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):34

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Plug and Play: Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:75 x 75


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung SyncMaster

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:ISO 13406-2 / MPR II / NUTEK / TCO '03 / TCO 03/TCO '03 / TCO 03
Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Other Features

Package dimensions (WxDxH):17.5 x 5.24 x 17.3
Special Features:MagicColor\nMagicBright2\nMagicTune

Packaging Data

Package weight:12.1

Ports & interfaces

DVI-D ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):34

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):7.95
Height (with stand):15.2
Package weight:12.1
Weight with stand:8.27
Width (with stand):15