Date: March 9th, 2003
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner, Head Editor & Hardware Reviewer)
Product was donated by: Samsung Canada
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PRODUCT FEATURES (cont'd)
Now, say you have to read long documents or webpages and you are sick of constantly scrolling up and down the page. Well, place your hand on the lower left and upper right of the monitor and turn the monitor 90 degrees clockwise and your monitor will be orientated for portrait viewing.
Now install the included pivot software or use the ATI/Nvidia rotate function and.....
Voila! You have yourself some portrait viewing pleasure and a great reduction in scrolling. Now even though I do a lot of webpage viewing, I don't use this feature much if not at all. But hey, it's always there to use in the future.
Now, I am going to stress, this monitor is not meant for gaming, but you can play games on it if you wish. I did play a couple of rounds of Unreal Tournament 2003 on this monitor and it wasn't all that bad. There was ghosting present, but as I said this monitor is not meant for gaming, it is meant to be an affordable version of the 191T and its primary purpose is in the 2D computing world.
Just for kicks, I took a couple shots while I was playing a test round.
As you see, the colours are absolutely vibrant! Man, if only CRT monitors were this crisp, clear and bright.
Now, to further drill this into your head, this monitor is not meant for gaming. But, if you do mostly 2D work and game every once in a while, this monitor will make you very happy.