Pros

  • Excellent text display
  • Inexpensive
  • Thin
  • Small
  • Unique design

Cons

  • Pronounced color shifts at extreme angles

Manufacturer’s Description

The Samsung SyncMaster 172x is an analog/digital 17-inch TFT-LCD monitor delivering a 500:1 contrast ratio, 0.264mm pixel pitch, 1280 x 1024 maximum resolution, scanning frequency of 30-80 kHz horizontal (analog) and 56-75 Hz vertical, and horizontal/vertical viewing angle of 160/140 degrees. It features a narrow bezel and slim design with dual CPU inputs and a fast response time (12ms).

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 172X-SILVER
Interfaces/Ports
DVI Yes
VGA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 17.00 "
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Screen Mode SXGA
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors (24-bit)
Contrast Ratio 500:1
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
UPC Code 729507706603
Manufacturer Part Number 172X-SILVER
Brand Name Samsung
Product Name SyncMaster 172X-SILVER LCD Monitor
Marketing Information

The Samsung SyncMaster 172x is an analog/digital 17-inch TFT-LCD monitor delivering a 500:1 contrast ratio, 0.264mm pixel pitch, 1280 x 1024 maximum resolution, scanning frequency of 30-80 kHz horizontal (analog) and 56-75 Hz vertical, and horizontal/vertical viewing angle of 160/140 degrees. It features a narrow bezel and slim design with dual CPU inputs and a fast response time (12ms).

Product Model 172X-Silver
Product Type LCD Monitor
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.samsungusa.com
Product Line SyncMaster
Miscellaneous
Additional Information

Features:

  • Digital/analog dual input
  • Ultra Narrow Bezel
  • Dual hinge
  • Fast response time
  • MagicTune
  • MagicBright
  • Plug and play capability
Physical Characteristics
Height 14.3"
Width 14.2"
Depth 7.6"
Weight (Approximate) 132.8 oz
Color Silver
Video
Standard Refresh Rate 75 Hz
Maximum Resolution 1280 x 1024
Brightness 270 Nit
Warranty
Limited Warranty 3 Year
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac, Sun
Horizontal Viewing Angle 160°
Vertical Viewing Angle 140°
Response Time 12 ms
Mount Type Wall Mountable