Thanks to the fine folks over at Samsung, this week I got the chance to check out the Samsung SyncMaster S27B970 in pre-production form.
As you can see from the picture above, the monitor is quite striking in looks and while this is a preproduction model, performance (aside from a few bugs) is also really impressive.
There is one thing that scorches my giblets though. Someone at Samsung (at least for this preproduction model) really didn't consider that a user may want to, I dont know, remove the DisplayPort connection from the monitor without also damaging the cable at the time? I'm being a bit cryptic, but it's best to see it in action for yourself.
For my full first impressions of the SyncMaster S27B970, the First Take is sitting just a click away waiting to inform you of things. Possibly, important things.
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