Samsung 27-Inch CR50 Frameless Curved Review

Samsung gaming monitor review. Updated 2020 Amazon pricing, screen size and resolution details Reviewed and rated using scores for brightness, screen quality, color balance and value for money. Is this Samsung monitor right for a PC gamer?

Should you buy the Samsung 27-Inch CR50 Frameless Curved?

PCGameBenchmark has reviewed 393 models to find the best gaming monitor available on Amazon. We've ignored some of the smaller and generic brands. We've filtered to only show the best gaming monitors available to buy right now - this Samsung gaming monitor made our 2020 list.

Now's a great time to buy a new PC gaming monitor. So many games are enhanced with great graphics, there are always Samsung deals to be had (no need to wait for Black Friday 2020) and there's a massive range to choose from. High quality graphics are super important when you’re playing and the gaming monitors sometimes sold with PCs are pretty rubbish. You may also want to use a monitor alongside a gaming laptop.

The display size, also known as viewable image size (VIS) is the physical size of the area where videos are displayed - not the monitor case itself. The size of a screen is the length of its diagonal, which is the distance between opposite corners, usually in inches. The display size of this large monitor is 27 inches. Check our compare monitors page to see other monitors this size at a larger range of prices.

When it comes to the all important specs the max screen resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels, the refresh rate is 60 Hz, and the response time is 4 ms. This is a 1080p Samsung monitor and can run at 60 Hz.

This gaming monitor weighs 13.97 lbs - important to know if you’re taking it to live events or college. The color of this monitor is Black.

PCGameBenchmark ratings are built up from the scores of the Amazon community, to show the most important aspects of a PC gaming monitor. We merge those scores to create a percentage rating. On brightness this monitor scored a 4.8/5, picture quality 4.6/5, value for money 4.4/5 and on for gaming 4.4/5. That makes an aggregate score of 91%.

For more options, PCGameBenchmark also track 27 other Samsung monitors. Check out best deals on cheap gaming monitors and the latest deals for this exact model on Amazon.

Samsung 27-Inch CR50 Frameless Curved
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 91%

  • Samsung 27-Inch CR50 Frameless Curved review - gaming monitor tested

Samsung 27-Inch CR50 Frameless Curved Specs

Screen Size

27 inches (68 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p FHD)

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

Response Time

4 ms


13.97 lb (6.34 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

25.12 cm x 61.42 cm x 46.61 cm
9.89 in x 24.18 in x 18.35 in







Model Number


Samsung 27-Inch CR50 Frameless Curved Features

  • 27-INCH CURVED MONITOR with an industry-leading 1800R curvature allows you to be fully immersed in the game experience
  • 3-SIDED FRAMELESS MONITOR ideal for maximum viewing and dual monitor usage
  • ADVANCED 3000:1 CONTRAST RATIO delivers deeper blacks, brighter whites and richer colors.Brightness (Typical):250cd/m2
  • AMD RADEON FREESYNC & multiple game modes provide responsive game experience without screen tearing as well as optimal color settings and image contrast for more vivid scenes
  • EASIER ON EYES with Flicker Free and Eye Saver Mode to reduce blue light emissions which are harmful for the retina

Samsung 27-Inch CR50 Frameless Curved DEALS - BEST prices

Other Samsung gaming monitors

Here are a few other options...