A Comparison of 17-in. LCD Monitors



Vendor Model Color Contrast Ratio Brightness (CD/M) Viewing Angle (H/V) Response Times (ms) Interfaces Price Contact
NEC-MITSUBISHI MultiSync LCD1720M MultiSync LCD1700 Black White Black White 350:1 400:1 200
250
160%BA/160%BA 70%BA/60%BA 35
40
Analog, Audio Analog $749 $699

www.necmitsubishi.com/products/index.cfm

(888) 632-6487

VIEWSONIC VG/171 VE170 Black White Black White 400:1 300:1 250
220
150%BA/140%BA 120%BA/100%BA 40 Analog, Digital, USB

Audio Analog

$769 $659

www.viewsonic.com/products/lcd.htm

(800) 888-8583

SAMSUNG SynchMaster 170T
SynchMaster 171P
170MP
Silver Silver 400:1
500:1
400:1
220
250
250
160%B0/160%BA 170%BA/170%BA 170%BA/170%BA 25 Analog, Digital
Analog, Digital
Analog, Digital, Audio
$819 $1,099 1,299

www.samsungusa.com/monitor

(800) 726-7864

SONY SDM-S71 Gray, Black 350:1 250 140%BA/120%BA 20 Analog $799.99 www.sony.com

(800) 237-8931 x83404

PLANAR PV174 Black, White, Blue, Red, Clear 400:1 220 160%BA/160%BA 15 Analog, Digital, Audio $795 www.planar.com/monitors

(866) 475-262

KDS Rad 7 Silver 350:1 250 80%BA/80%BA 35 Analog $731 www.kdsusa.com
(800) 237-9988
CTX PV720A
PV740MD 7
Silver
Beige
350:1
400:1
250
220
120%BA/115%BA
160%BA/160%BA
30
10
Analog, Audio Analog
Digital, USB, Audio
$630
$679
www.ctxintl.com
(877) 857-7846
COMPAQ TFT7020 Carbon/Silver 400:1 250 150%BA/150%BA 25 Analog, Digital, Audio $779

www.compaq.com/products/monitors/
flatpanel/tft7020.htm

HP L1720 Grey, Blue 300:1 250 120%BA/105%BA 45 Analog, Digital $823

partner.americas.hp.com


(800) 544-9976

AOC/ENVISION LM700 Beige 300:1 250 120%BA/100%BA 50 Analog $599 www.aocmonitor.com
(888) 838-6388
IBM T750 White, Black 350:1 200 80%B0/80%B0 35 Analog, Digital $875

www.pc.ibm.com/us/accessories/monitors

(888) 746-7426 x7000

APPLE Apple Studio Display White 350:1 200 160%BA/160%BA 40 Analog, Digital, USB $999 www.apple.com
(800) 692-7753