27" Samsung C27HG70 gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review

The monitor panel has good viewing angles and offers better contrast and colors than TN panels. The monitor has a VESA mount. Samsung C27HG70 has an excellent contrast ratio of 3000 : 1. For graphics color quality, the Samsung C27HG70 has an excellent color depth of 8 -bit, resulting in smoother gradients and more accurate colors. The Samsung C27HG70 has the Display Port and this is essential for NVIDIA cards to work with AMD FreeSync. With the AMD FreeSync support, this monitor is compatible with both AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards. In terms of pixel density, the Samsung C27HG70 has an excellent density of 109 pixels-per-inch, resulting in sharper text and picture quality. The Samsung C27HG70 is a relatively new monitor. For the extremely fast frame rates, the Samsung C27HG70 has a maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz that allows smoother gameplay. The brightness of Samsung C27HG70 is lower than other monitors. For the average response rate, the Samsung C27HG70 scores 11 ms, which can cause motion blurring due to ineffective synchronization with the high refresh rate. Samsung C27HG70 has a total input lag of 15 ms, which is bad among the competition. Graphically demanding games may cause frame drops outside the adative refresh rate of 48 Hz. The minimum response rate of Samsung C27HG70 is 5 ms, which is can cause ghosting effects.

 27" Samsung C27HG70 gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review
Brand Samsung
Year 2017
Model C27HG70
Size 27"
Minimum Refresh Rate 48Hz
Maximum Refresh Rate 144Hz
AMD FreeSync Yes
Maximum Resolution 2560 x 1440
Panel Type SVA
Pixel Density 109 ppi
Minimum Response Time 5ms
Average Response Time 11ms
Total Response + Input Lag 15ms
Maximum Brightness 350 cd/m^2
Price $ 460.0
VESA Mount Yes
Native Color Depth 8 bit
Static Contrast Ratio 3000 : 1
Display Port Yes
Overall Combination Score 72.5/100 Very Good


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27" Samsung C27HG70 Accessories

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable , HDMI cable

27" Samsung C27HG70 Brand, series, model

Model aliasLC27HG70QQNXZA

27" Samsung C27HG70 Camera


27" Samsung C27HG70 Certificates, standards and licenses

Certificates, standards and licensesCEFCC class BISO9241-307TÜV/GSTÜV/Ergonomics

27" Samsung C27HG70 Connectivity

Connectivity2 x USB 3.0 (downstream) , 1 x USB 3.0 (upstream) , 2 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x DisplayPort 1.4, 1 x 3.5 mm Microphone In, 2 x 3.5 mm Audio Out

27" Samsung C27HG70 Dimensions, weight and color

Depth93.3 mm (millimeters) 9.33 cm (centimeters) 3.6732 in (inches) 0.3061 ft (feet)
Depth with stand390.7 mm (millimeters) 39.07 cm (centimeters) 15.3819 in (inches) 1.2818 ft (feet)
Height367.2 mm (millimeters) 36.72 cm (centimeters) 14.4567 in (inches) 1.2047 ft (feet)
Height with stand556.7 mm (millimeters) 55.67 cm (centimeters) 21.9173 in (inches) 1.8264 ft (feet)
Weight4.6 kg (kilograms) 10.14 lbs (pounds)
Weight with stand6.3 kg (kilograms) 13.89 lbs (pounds)
Width624.8 mm (millimeters) 62.48 cm (centimeters) 24.5984 in (inches) 2.0499 ft (feet)
Width with stand624.8 mm (millimeters) 62.48 cm (centimeters) 24.5984 in (inches) 2.0499 ft (feet)

27" Samsung C27HG70 Display

Adobe RGB (1998)92 % (percent)
Aspect ratio1.778:116:9
Average response time11 ms (milliseconds) 0.0110 s (seconds)
Brightness350 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)
Colors1073741824 colors 30 bits
DCI P395 % (percent)
Diagonal685.8 mm (millimeters) 68.58 cm (centimeters) 27 in (inches) 2.25 ft (feet)
Display area87.31 % (percent)
HDRHDRDisplayHDR 600
Height335.664 mm (millimeters) 33.5664 cm (centimeters) 13.2151 in (inches) 1.1013 ft (feet)
Horizontal viewing angle178 ° (degrees)
Input lag4 ms (milliseconds) 0.0040 s (seconds)
Minimum response time1 ms (milliseconds) 0.0010 s (seconds)
NTSC (1953)88 % (percent)
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
Panel manufacturerSamsung
Panel modelLSM270DP01
Panel typeSVA
Peak brightness600 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
Pixel density109 ppi (pixels per inch) 42 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)
Pixel pitch0.233 mm (millimeters) 0.0233 cm (centimeters) 0.0092 in (inches) 0.0008 ft (feet)
Radius of curvature1800 mm (millimeters) 180 cm (centimeters) 70.8661 in (inches) 5.9055 ft (feet)
Resolution2560 x 1440 pixels Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
Size class27 in (inches)
Static contrast3000 : 1
Vertical viewing angle178 ° (degrees)
Width596.736 mm (millimeters) 59.6736 cm (centimeters) 23.4935 in (inches) 1.9578 ft (feet)
sRGB125 % (percent)

27" Samsung C27HG70 Ergonomics

Backward tilt15 ° (degrees)
Forward tilt5 ° (degrees)
Forward/backward tiltYes
Height adjustmentYes
Height adjustment range145 mm (millimeters) 14.5 cm (centimeters) 5.7087 in (inches) 0.4757 ft (feet)
Landscape/portrait pivotYes
Left pivot0 ° (degrees)
Left swivel15 ° (degrees)
Left/right swivelYes
Removable standYes
Right pivot90 ° (degrees)
Right swivel15 ° (degrees)
VESA interface100 x 100 mm
VESA mountYes

27" Samsung C27HG70 Features

FeaturesAMD FreeSync 2 technology, Black EqualizerEco Saving PlusEye Saver ModeFlicker-free technology, HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) Quantum Dot ColorSamsung MagicBrightSamsung MagicUpscale

27" Samsung C27HG70 Frequencies

Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 144 Hz (hertz)

27" Samsung C27HG70 Operating and storage conditions

Operating humidity10 % - 80 % (percent)
Operating temperature10 °C - 40 °C (degrees Celsius) 50 °F - 104 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)

27" Samsung C27HG70 Power supply and consumption

110V100 V - 120 V (volts)
220V220 V - 240 V (volts)
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz (hertz)
Energy efficiency classD
Power consumption (average)62 W (watts)
Power consumption (maximum)100 W (watts)
Power consumption (off)0.5 W (watts)
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W (watts)

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