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Samsung SyncMaster 990DF

Samsung SyncMaster 990DF
alaScore 80

11 reviews

May, 2018

  • Negative

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 990DF. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design, but reviews are divided on the price.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Samsung SyncMaster 990DF is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Maximum Avoidance


Bottom Line: DON'T BUY THIS! Unless you want to kindly relieve newegg of their stock. Please, listen to me... I know not many newegg reviews are credible, but please read this one and listen. First of all, I dislike LCDs, I still prefer to buy CRTs....

Sep, 2005

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Great product (love it)


I have been using this monitor for 2 month now and it is great. As can be expected, it is very sharp and supports all the basic resolutions and refresh rates you would need in the price range it is in. As always NewEgg got it to me a day early and I...

Sep, 2005

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Shadow Masks are bad, mmm k?


If you can't rely on 30+ reviews, what can you rely on? This monitor's ok, but it's not great like so many have already said. Whites bleed pretty bad due to the poor shadow mask technology. Things can look good, but they don't look *definite*. It's...

Sep, 2005

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First off, ill say that i'm an avid pc gamer. The quality of my monitor is very important to me. I purchased this monitor because the reviews were great, the dot pitch was very low, but sadly, the image quality is not what I expected. After using...

Aug, 2005

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I'm disappointed with the picture quality with this monitor. the left and right edges of the screen are grainy and not as clear as the center of the screen. If this isnt a defective product i received than this is an inferior product.

Aug, 2005

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Overall, adequate ...


Lighter, flatter, and as far as my eyes can see, a fine monitor. But I hate the way the controls are added to the side of the monitor -- you have to guess where the right buttons are as you're makingchanges, guess how the monitor is changing as you...

Aug, 2005

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amazing monitor


This monitor is amazing im a gamer and it plays bf2 amazingly the color is perfect and crisp and it looks huge i upgraded from a 5 year old 17"e and newegg delivered a day early newegg rocks

Aug, 2005

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sweet monitor :D


awsome monitor, good upgrade from my 17in viewsonic, which is also good, i just wanted a bigger viewing area :D super clear.

Aug, 2005

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Getting Replacement


Shipping was on-time from Newegg. Bad convergence on this monitor in bottom right corner - can barely read clock display. I didn't find any convergence tweaks in the OSD. Also not quite as bright as I'd like. I am sending in this monitor to get a...

Jul, 2005

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This monitor rocks, it has good color and it runs 1024 by 768 pixels under 100MHZ im happy. PS Shipping was good too it was a day earlyer.

Jul, 2005

Product Specifications

The Samsung SyncMaster 990df is a 19-inch CRT monitor offering 0.20mm horizontal dot pitch, 30-96 kHz horizontal frequency, 50-160 Hz vertical frequency and a maximum 1920 x 1440 resolution. The Samsung SyncMaster 990df is a solid, proven 19-inch CRT monitor designed for SMB and the corporate environment. The SyncMaster 990df meets the MPR-II emission standards for user safety, and features a compact design, giving users the freedom to more fully utilize their desk space. A popular choice in Samsung's conventional CRT Series, the SyncMaster 990df also includes a non-glare surface treatment, plus a wide variety of digital user controls.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:19in
Diagonal Size (metric):48.3cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.2mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1920 x 1440

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


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


Compliant Standards:DDC-2B / DDC-2Bi / Energy 2000 / MPR II

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No