Samsung’s 34-inch behemoth of a screen earns CNET’s Best Monitor award Samsung’s 34-inch behemoth of a screen earns CNET’s Best Monitor award
The CF791 received a 9 for design, an 8 for its features, and 8 for overall performance from the prestigious tech website. Samsung’s 34-inch behemoth of a screen earns CNET’s Best Monitor award

Samsung’s 34-inch CF791 gaming monitor has won a “Best Monitor” award from technology website CNET. It joins Dell’s UltraSharp 27 and 24 S-series, as well as Acer’s impressive Predator XB272, in CNET’s top four spots by overall rating.

The CF791 received a 9 for design, an 8 for its features, and 8 for overall performance, edging out the other three which all scored slightly lower.

And it’s no wonder CNET rated it so highly: this huge, curved, Quantum Dot ultrawide display has everything a demanding user could hope for, including a 100Hz refresh rate, a resolution of 3440 x 1440, a 0.23mm pixel pitch, a 125% RGB rating, a 3000:1 contrast ratio (so blacks are really black and high-contrast scenes look awesome) and a grey-to-grey response time of 4ms.

Add to that AMD’s excellent FreeSync adaptive frame-rate technology that makes Radeon-powered games silky smooth, no matter the fps, and you can see just how much high-tech Samsung poured into this screen.

It also has a 1500R curve, meaning if you were to put a bunch of these screens together side by side to form a circle, that circle would be just 1.5m in diameter. That rating is lower than those offered by most other manufacturers, and is part of the reason Samsung says the CF791 offers a very “comfortable viewing experience”.

Naturally, Tarsus stocks the CF791; the specific model is the LC34F791WQ, so you know exactly what to ask for when you contact Tarsus to inquire about it.

Want to see the screen in action? Here’s the official Samsung video:

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