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Old 02-12-2006, 09:20 PM   #1
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Default NEC MultiSync 1740CX 17" LCD

Are you looking for a modestly sized LCD monitor, that rolls in at a good price and really delivers the picture quality you want? We are taking a look at a 17" monitor from NEC that offers quite a bit in a relatively small package.

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Old 02-13-2006, 09:37 AM   #2
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Great review Rob. Glad to see that you're liking your new LCD.

I'm thinking of getting myself a Samsung 740n. (http://www.samsung.com/au/products/m...alog/740n.asp).

It seems to have pretty comparable specifications as yours, except for the DVI. Do you think that would be a feature that I'd sorely miss having?

Once again, thanks for the great review .
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:11 AM   #3
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I can't speak for that exact monitor, but I have used the Samsung SyncMaster 730B [I could be wrong, but it's similar] and found that my NEC had better picture. Games look pretty good on that one, but even the Windows desktop looks that impressive. One thing I find about some LCD's is that the picture quality is just not crisp and sharp like a CRT, however the one I am using is.

Hopefully someone else here has experience with that exact model.

[Edit: Maybe it would help to answer your full question. If you are missing DVI you will not be hurting that badly. I am hard pressed to notice a difference myself. If you have a good 8ms or lower LCD, you should be fine either way.]
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Yeah, that's what I thought. Have just been so used to Samsung screens that I hadn't really checked out any of the others. Thanks for the info.
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I have the NEC 1715 17" LCD and I LOVE it! I would have no trouble recommending an NEC monitor to anyone, you won't regret it
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I agree. This is the first NEC monitor I have ever owned, and I am plain out loving it.
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