Published on 22nd August 2012 by
Originally Posted by longweightHere is a real review of the monitor: http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/content/samsung_s27b970d.htm
Originally Posted by PookeyheadShiny screen = fail.
Originally Posted by Pookeyhead16:9 is for girls :)
Anyway.. I hate the Foris series. It has to be programmable LUT hardware level calibration for me... yeah baby!
I'm gonna do some research on this.... or maybe not... I'll end up blowing another £2k on a screen again.
Originally Posted by dolphieYou ever used one? They look AMAZING.
Originally Posted by azrael-FORIS FS2331, FS2332 and FS2333 seem to support hardware calibration.
Why can't they release a 24" 1920x1200 version... I'd buy that in an instant!
Originally Posted by PookeyheadNo, they don't. That link to the calibrator is just informing you that you can use it with that screen, but the calibration will be at software level via the GPU driver. You can use any calibrator with any screen. By HARDWARE calibration, I don't mean calibrate it with a piece of hardware such as the colorimeter you linked to, but instead use it to programme the monitors programmable look up table instead of creating a ICM profile the GPU loads at start up.
The FORIS screens are consumer products for home entertainment purposes.
Originally Posted by Blademrklooking at it, I don't think it has Vesa mounts so you wouldn't be able to use it on a mounting bracket anyway.
Originally Posted by dolphieYou ever used one? They look AMAZING. I have used both and I find shiny to be the best. The none shiny ones have a grainy looking anti glare coating and I think it's fugly. The only downside of a shiny screen is reflections, but that's something I can deal with by closing my blinds or whatever.
But yeah I would need a far better review before I bought anything like this. One of the issues I read about the dell was input lag. I would like to know how this screen does with that.
Specialist sites serve a purpose, but we aim to cover a wider array of hardware. That means sometimes being a little less in-depth than some, but it doesn't invalidate the view point.
Originally Posted by BazThose of you expecting TFT central levels of detail from us are being unrealistic I fear. Its reviews are fantastically in-depth, no doubt, but that one review is 17,000 words long. If that were on bit-tech, it would be 34 pages long, and take someone the best part of 2 weeks to write.
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