Daily Offer 1/1/15: Samsung Full HD Monitors

Today on Computers.Woot, instead of one thing in the daily deal spot, we’re giving you all the

and more of the

And since it’s a special kinda sale, we thought it needed a special kinda discussion place that you can find here.

LINK TO THE SALE: http://computers.woot.com/plus/samsung-full-hd-monitors-your-choice


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Samsung Full-HD Monitors - Your Choice
Price: $99.99 - 129.99
Shipping Options:: $5 Standard OR $10 Two-Day OR $20 One-Day
Shipping Estimates: Ships in 6-7 business days
Condition: Factory Reconditioned


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No VESA mount :frowning:

Since there’s no DVI-D jack, will I lose anything with a DVI-to-HDMI cable?

A little bit of Google-fu says that video signal is the same but you won’t get the audio that is sent on an HDMI port. Since these have no speakers, that shouldn’t be a problem.

But please do Google-fu yourself before making a decision.

“Full HD” is just marketing speak for “downgraded monitor”. Years ago, it was normal for a nice monitor to have 1200 vertical lines (or more). Now they’re hard to find as monitor makers are trying to downgrade the resolution and then sugar-coat it by touting it as “full HD!” because people associate “1080P” as “top of the line” due to TVs. Which is BS because a 1200 line monitor looks SO much nicer.

These days, if you get a 1080P computer monitor you’re getting a LOW END monitor. Do yourself a favor and don’t buy into this marketing gimmick.

Full HD is a standard definition for 1920 x 1080 resolution. What you are describing (1200 lines) is not Full HD.

More info on the standard resolutions for computer monitors

Not really. You were never going to find a 1600x1200 monitor in this price range. Anything in a 4:3 aspect ratio would likely be 1280x1024, and anything in a 16:10 would likely be 1680x1050. Are there 1600x1200 monitors available? Sure, but they cost considerably more – you could probably score a 2560x1440 monitor in the same price range.

And don’t discount the usefulness of that extra horizontal space either. It makes it much easier to multitask.

Is it a low end monitor? Of course. It’s $100. What were you expecting?

I think that was a copy-paste error.

1080p or “Full HD” = 1920x1080

720p or “HD” = 1280x720 for television

There are two common LCD sizes for computer monitors that are close to the HD standard and labeled as ~“HD” for that purpose in the Wikipedia link: 1366×768 and 1360x768.


You’re right. Thanks! I’ll fix my post.