1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

Samsung SyncMaster 305T 30-inch LCD

Michael Larabel

Published on 12 September 2008
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 2 of 5 - 6 Comments

Examination:

This is our first 30" monitor we've reviewed at Phoronix and from the moment we pulled the Samsung SyncMaster 305T out of its foam bag we were in awe at its size and build quality. The monitor's physical dimensions are 27.1 x 19.8 x 11 inches and its weight is just less than 30 lbs.

The front of the Samsung monitor is relatively plain. In the lower right hand corner there is the power button along with up and down buttons. In the upper left hand corner the SyncMaster 305T model is printed and along the lower center part of the bezel is Samsung's logo printed. It is about a half-inch plastic bezel surrounds the 30" WQXGA TFT LCD panel.

On the back of the monitor near the bottom are the power adapter, power switch, DVI-D connector, USB 2.0 uplink, and the four USB 2.0 ports as part of the hub. It's unfortunate the Samsung SyncMaster 305T only has a dual-link DVI connector for input but no DisplayPort or HDMI capabilities. However, dual-link DVI should be suffice for most users. The USB 2.0 hub is a nice addition, but it would have been better if the hub were integrated into the side of the monitor, its base, or a more convenient location.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Btrfs On 4 x Intel SSDs In RAID 0/1/5/6/10
  2. AMD Radeon R9 290 On Ubuntu 14.10: RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst
  3. MSI X99S SLI PLUS On Linux
  4. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Offers Great Linux Performance
Latest Linux Articles
  1. 6-Way Ubuntu 14.10 Radeon Gallium3D vs. Catalyst Driver Comparison
  2. NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers On Ubuntu 14.10
  3. Ubuntu 14.10 Offers AMD Radeon Driver Performance Improvements
  4. Btrfs RAID: Linux 3.10 To Linux 3.18 Benchmarks
Latest Linux News
  1. GLAMOR Acceleration Continues To Be Cleaned Up
  2. Russia's Yandex Web Browser Finally Released For Linux
  3. Linux Kernel Finally Being Optimized For SSHDs
  4. GPU Profiling Support Lands In Mozilla Firefox
  5. Kubuntu 15.04 Will Use KDE's Plasma 5 By Default
  6. KDBUS Submitted For Review To The Mainline Linux Kernel
  7. An Intel-Based Ubuntu Touch Tablet Is Planning To Launch Soon
  8. MIAOW: An Open-Source GPU Design Based On AMD's Southern Islands
  9. X.Org Server 1.17 RC1 Released, Exciting For GLAMOR & Modesetting
  10. OpenGL 4.x Support For Mesa Still Inching Along
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Reducing The CPU Usage In Mesa To Improve Performance
  2. Is foolish currently develop in machine code, hexadecimal and assembly?
  3. Help diagnosing problems with a Readon HD 4670 on Mesa 10.3.2-1
  4. Advertisements On Phoronix
  5. nv and xorg.conf under Debian PPC
  6. Looking for a Open-Source AMD experienced Linux mentor
  7. Bad perfomance in gaming
  8. Dead Island for Linux (?)