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Samsung SyncMaster 933BW / 2233BW / 2433BW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 524 reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 933BW / 2233BW / 2433BW. 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. People are impressed by the size and usability. The design and price are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

price, design, usability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Samsung SyncMaster 933BW / 2233BW / 2433BW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung SyncMaster 933BW / 2233BW / 2433BW


alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 933BW / 2233BW / 2433BW 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 Reviewers really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung SM2433BW 24-inch Widescreen TFT MonitorSamsung SM2433BW 24-inch Widescreen TFT Monitor

May, 2018

Expert review by : InsideHW (

Expert Review

Aug, 2008

Consumer review (

Great Monitor


This monitor plus a 21" Sony with a 8800GT card run EVERYTHING flawlessly. I can watch TV on one and surf the web on the other, or watch youtube videos as well. Playing games at the max resolution with no lag.

Resolution, color detail, gaming response, and overall general usage is top notch. This monitor has handled everything I have thrown at it and then some. I watch cable TV, dvd's, and power surf the web. Zero issues great buy wish I had 2 of them. I...

The install of the base was pretty scary. You have to push really firm to get it seated. You cannot play some games that require resolution change (Civilization)

Mar, 2011

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This was a great monitor. No dead pixels or any other flaws other then the ones I stated in the cons. 1920x1200 was a great resolution for gaming until the blurry center starting showing more and more. Now it's just annoying because it's so...

Advertised as 20000:1 Dynamic Contrast when it's actually 50000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio ; Very Vivid. Bright

Only 3 months of ownership and it has lost it's sharpness right down the entire middle of the screen. I can clearly see fonts, text, and any graphics blurred in them, up and down the middle of the screen. Move it to the edges and things become crisper...

Jul, 2010

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Beware the hum


The monitor is OK. There is no height adjustment in the stand, but on my desk this is not a problem. What was a major disappointment for me is the humming noise it makes when you lower the brightness. Initially I thought it was a defect in this...

1900x1200 resolution ; looks nice

Limited stand ; Humming noise when brightness less than 100

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (

Best 24 for the Price


Forget the lesser-than brands. It pays to invest in a little quality up front. Buy this - you will not regret it.

Elegant finish - radiates quality. Brilliant picture. Flexible color. brightness, and contrast adjustments. Legendary Samsung reputation


Jun, 2010

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SAMSUNG 933BW High Glossy Black 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 DC 15000:1(1000:1)


Before I got this, I was worried that others said the directions for the base were unclear. They are somewhat vague, but just make sure you pay attention to where the triangle is in the diagram, and you'll have no problem getting it in without too much...

Bright, shiny, and beautiful

None really

May, 2010

Consumer review (

Great Monitor


Great monitor, good clear and very bright. Nice to be able to open and see multiple windows

Read the instructions on the box for installing the base stand

May, 2010

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For those interested I am running this monitor along with a 19" NEC running at 1900 x 1200 and 1280 x 1024 respectively. My card is an ATI HD 3870 dual DVI 512 MB. I'm using Ubuntu 9.04 with their version of the ATI driver and Catalyst control panel. I...

Awesome color and brightness right out of the box. No dead pixels. At the recommended resolution (1900 x 1200) text shows up beautiful. So much more screen real estate than the 1280 x 1024 that I'm used to ; It's a Samsung ; Really quick refresh rate ;...

No HDMI input, but I knew that going in. Don't really need that anyway. DVI is capable of more than 1080i/p (res) so this doesn't really matter to me. Some of you may care about this so please note ; Nothing else that I can think of. I've only had it...

May, 2010

Consumer review (

Great Quality, Great Price


If you don't think you need the full 1200 pixels vertical resolution you can get a similar Samsung 1920x1080 for over $100 cheaper.

I got the monitor today (Monday) after ordering it Friday morning. I just powered it up and it works perfectly. I have a high-end Dell monitor at work that is same size and same resolution but cost quite a bit more than this Samsung so I was skeptical,...

The monitor doesn't raise and lower or rotate, however it tilts forward and backward. The control buttons on the side are hard to read but I don't expect to use them very often

May, 2010

Consumer review (

Excellent Monitor


This monitor is a good balance between price and performance from a high quality name. It is very responsive for gaming, with 1920 x 1200 resolution and a 16:10 aspect ratio. The picture looks great, and the blacks are very rich


Apr, 2010

Product Specifications

The Cisco Advanced Inspection and Prevention Security Services Card (AIP SSC) for the Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance provides proactive, full-featured intrusion prevention services to stop malicious traffic, including worms and network viruses, before they can affect your network. Cisco AIP SSC combines inline prevention services with innovative technologies to improve accuracy. The result is total confidence in the protection offered by your intrusion prevention system (IPS) solution, without the fear of legitimate traffic being dropped. When deployed within Cisco ASA 5500 series appliances, the AIP SSC offers comprehensive protection of your IPv6 and IPv4 networks by collaborating with other network security resources, providing a proactive approach to protecting your network.

Audio Output

Type: None


Certification:ISO 13406/2\nCE
Compliance industry standards:DDC 2B
Energy Star certified: Yes
Safety:TÜV GS


Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight



3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:10
Backlight type:CCFL
Composite sync: Yes
Contrast ratio (dynamic):20000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 2000:1
Digital horizontal frequency:30 - 81
Digital vertical frequency:56 - 75
Display brightness:1 / 300
Display Diagonal:22 / 24
Display number of colors:16.77
Display Resolution:1680 x 1050 / 1920 x 1200
Display scan frequency (horizontal):30 - 81
Display sRGB: Yes
Display Surface:Matt
Display Technology:TN
HD type:Full HD
Horizontal scan range:30 - 81
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10
Pixel Pitch:0 x 0 / 0.0106 x 0.0106 / 0.0111 x 0.0111
Response Time:5
Separate H/V sync: Yes
Sync-on-green (SOG):No / Yes
Vertical scan range:50 - 85 / 56 - 75
Viewable size, horizontal:18.7
Viewable size, vertical:11.7
Viewing angle, horizontal:170
Viewing angle, vertical:160

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:19in/22in/24in
Diagonal Size (metric):48.3cm/55.9cm/61cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.27mm/0.282mm/0.2835mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1
Image Max H-View Angle:170
Image Max V-View Angle:160
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1440 x 900/1680 x 1050/1920 x 1200
Response Time:5ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (max):50
Power consumption (off):1
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):45 / 50

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Height adjustment: No
Monitor base:Simple (Ball Hinge)
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes
Tilt adjustment: Yes
Tilt angle:-1 - 16
Tilt angle range:-1 - 16
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Manufacturer:Cisco Systems/Samsung
Model:2233BW/2433BW/5500 Series Advanced Inspection and Prevention Security Services Card 5/933BW
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Cisco ASA/Samsung SyncMaster

Input Device

Type: None


Color:High-gloss black/Piano black
Compliant Standards:CE / DDC-2B / ISO 13406-2/DDC-2B / DDC/CI / RoHS/DDC-2B / RoHS
Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Type: None


Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
TV tuner integrated: No


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Plug-in module
Type:Cryptographic accelerator/None

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 40
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 45

Other Features

Dimensions (W x D x H) with stand:22.4 x 17.9 x 8.61
Dimensions (WxDxH):22.4 x 15.9 x 2.8
Display viewable area HxV:18.7 x 11.7
Input Type:DVI-D, D-Sub
Maximum analog resolution:1680 x 1050
Maximum digital resolution:1680 x 1050
Native Resolution:1680 x 1050
Package dimensions (WxDxH):23.5 x 5.2 x 17.3 / 25.9 x 19.6 x 5.43
Package weight:10.6 / 15
Power Requirements:Internal
Recommended resolution:1680 x 1050 @ 60Hz
Video in:DVI, RGB

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Monitor Driver, Natural Color, MagicTune
Cables included:AC, DVI, VGA
Handheld remote control:
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:11.8 / 5.39
Package height:19.6 / 20
Package weight:15
Package width:25.4 / 25.9


Mac operating systems supported:No / Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000 / Yes

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio Input: No
Audio Output: No
DVI port: Yes
DVI-D ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (max):50
Power consumption (off):1
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):45 / 50

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Technical Details

Gross weight:13.7 / 15
Mac compatibility: / Yes

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Video Input

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.64 / 2.8 / 3
Depth (with stand):8.23 / 8.62 / 9 / 9.84
Height:14.2 / 14.7 / 15.9 / 16
Height (with stand):16.6 / 17 / 17.8 / 18
Package depth:11.8 / 23.5 / 6
Package height:17.3 / 20
Package weight:13.7 / 15
Package width:25.4 / 26 / 5.2
Set depth (with stand) (inch):20.3
Set height (inch):14.7
Set height (with stand) (inch):16.6
Set width (inch):2.8
Set width (with stand) (inch):8.2
Weight:10.6 / 11.7 / 17
Weight with stand:11 / 11.7 / 13.7 / 22
Width:20.4 / 21.9 / 22 / 22.4
Width (with stand):20.4 / 21.9 / 22 / 22.4