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Samsung SyncMaster 173MW

Samsung SyncMaster 173MW
alaScore 88

130 reviews

Jul, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 130 reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 173MW. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung SyncMaster 173MW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 173MW from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020


Expert review by : Jay Werfalli (

Samsung SyncMaster 173P - 17in TFT monitor


Fresh from claiming the top accolade in our large screen LCD group test, Samsung has submitted another monitor for me to scrutinise – the 17in SyncMaster 173P. Now, as far as screens of this size go, the 173P is not the cheapest TFT monitor you can buy...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Ian Bell (

Samsung Syncmaster 173T Review


Business and home users will love the 173T's bright display, crisp clear text and low price point.

Oct, 2003

Expert review by : Alfred Poor (

Samsung SyncMaster 173mw


Native Resolution: 1280 x 768 pixels x pixels, Screen Size: 17 inches, Type: Monitor, Supported EDTV and HDTV Resol...

Versatile multimedia for the desktop. Handy remote control. Extra AV connectors and headphone jack on side.

Moderate smearing on moving images. Weak documentation. No mute button on front panel.

This dual-function 17-inch widescreen monitor/TV knows that all work and no play makes for a dull monitor. Designed for business, its picture-in-picture (PiP) feature lets news junkies keep current while working on office applications. It has a lot of att

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : Tim Patterson (

Samsung SyncMaster 173MW


If you want an all-in-one package, the SyncMaster 173MW may be just the ticket, with lots of video extras and good PC performance. Be prepared to pay for it, though.

Decent image quality; loaded with features and connection types; wide-screen format is ideal for movie watching.

Pricey for a 17-inch display; less screen real estate than standard 17-inch LCDs; video performance isn't that great.

If you are looking for an all-inclusive multimedia display, this may be the ticket; but unless you plan to fully use all of the added frills, your eyes may be bigger than your wallet.

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Laura Blackwell (

Samsung SyncMaster 173MW


Text looks great, but go elsewhere for entertainment.

Crisp text and appealing audio features don't make the most of the wide-screen format; other monitors provide better graphics.

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Laura Blackwell (

173MW Silver 17


Although both of the other 17-inch monitors we tested reproduced the bright colors and flesh tones in our test screens better than this one did, the 173MW still earned a score of Very Good for graphics. Its video was a tad less pleasing. In our...

Three brightness settings (entertainment, Internet, and text) and four color settings (cool, normal, warm, and SRGB) are preprogrammed. The 173MW also allows you to save your own brightness and color settings; an animated tutorial guides you painlessly...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Edward B. Driscoll, Jr. (

HDTV on Your Desktop


Wide-screen (and pricey) LCD monitor supports high-definition TV.

Wide-screen (and pricey) LCD monitor supports high-definition TV.

Jun, 2004

Expert review by : Alfred Poor (

Samsung SyncMaster 192MP


The Samsung SyncMaster 192MP falls a bit short as a dedicated TV, but as a computer desktop display that lets you monitor television while you work, it's hard to beat.

The SyncMaster 192MP is clearly a monitor first and a television second, since the image smearing makes it less attractive as a TV. But it serves very well as a monitor, with a large image and generally outstanding image quality.

Apr, 2004

Expert review by : Richard Jantz (

Samsung SyncMaster 173P


Innovative design and high-quality images make this "hands-free" monitor a hands-down winner.

The swank SyncMaster 173P's outstanding image quality (and good looks) make it a fine choice for graphics and entertainment applications, if you can swing its premium price.

Feb, 2004

Expert review by : Richard Jantz (

Samsung 17IN LCD 1280X1024 700:1 .264MM 173P SILVER ULTRA NARROW BEZEL (Samsung-173PSILVER)


Artwork: Rick Rizner, John Goddard

Feb, 2004

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