Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D (photos)

For those of us without disposable incomes, spending more than a couple hundred dollars on a monitor requires a little justification. When it comes to expensive monitors, there's usually a professional justification, as pro graphics artists require precise image clarity. The S27A850D is decently priced for a professional monitor of its size, but does it offer enough in performance and features to really make it a good investment?


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Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D (photos)

Here you can get an idea of just how wide the S27A850D's foot stand is.


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Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D (photos)

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Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D (photos)

Unlike most professional monitors, the S27A850D has a relatively thin panel. Actually, even compared with many smaller LED-based monitors, the profile is thin, at least in its initial depth. The connections portion does add a bit more depth.


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Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D (photos)

Samsung includes a power brick holder on the back, especially useful if you're wall-mounting the monitor.


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Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D (photos)

The right side holds two DVI ports and one DisplayPort. The connection at the top is for the power adapter.


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Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D (photos)

Three USB 3.0 ports come in quite handy, as does the single USB upstream port. Also seen here are the audio in and headphone jack.


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