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      09-03-2011, 11:54 AM   #1
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Recommend me a good dedicated monitor.

I've never used an actual monitor to display my computer, since the old CRTs. I've either had a laptop or hooked it up to a TV.

I need a dedicated work PC now though, and am looking at 23" monitors. Price doesn't really matter, I deal a lot with images and video so accurate colors are very important.

What do yall use?

Asus seems good, any comments? (I know kie will chime in soon on Asus =])
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I use an Apple 23" HD LCD, it is about 4-5 years old but has very nice colors. I did have a 30" but it was too big to sit in front of at a desk.
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I use a 40" sony, seemed a bit too big at first but I got used to it.
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1920x1200: Dell U2410
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...n&sku=320-8277

1920x1080: Dell P2411H
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...d&sku=320-9327

If price is really no issue, and you need absolute accuracy and color quality. Look into NEC displays. NEC makes great medical grade displays that have lower refresh times but fantastic image quality.
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1920x1200: Dell U2410
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...n&sku=320-8277

1920x1080: Dell P2411H
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...d&sku=320-9327

If price is really no issue, and you need absolute accuracy and color quality. Look into NEC displays. NEC makes great medical grade displays that have lower refresh times but fantastic image quality.
That first Dell looks perfect. I'll need to check it out in person first, I was looking at a few by NEC, but I can get what I need without spending that much.

After a bit more looking I can't decide if I want a 27 or 30" or 2 23" and mount them on an Ergotronic mount side by side. Or maybe 27" next to a 23", except my OCD would drive me insane that they weren't the same.
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All my programmers used 2 X Dell 23"

I got my self 2xSamsung SyncMaster F2380
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http://www.google.com/products/catal...ed=0CEcQ8wIwAA

This is where I'm leaning right now. I really need 2 monitors for what I do though, so I'm thinking to get either 2 of the above, or one and use the http://www.buy.com/prod/nec-multisyn...211213138.html for dedicated Ae and Photoshop.

Still totally up in the air though, will need to see them in person this weekend.
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I've always been a huge fan of Dell monitors. 2408WFP is great.
I got one at work and one at home
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I have 2 Samsung 1080p monitors I love. They are 21" and look pretty slick too
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picked up a 27" samsung for $275 that is great! Got it at sam's club.
http://www.samsclub.com:80/sams/shop...Id=prod1841569
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I have two 22" samsungs, and i like them. Newer models display colors more accurately, so you can't go wrong. And the best part, they are not expensive.
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If you are looking for the most accurate colours then you will want to get something with an IPS panel like the first $500 Dell that was posted. There is also the Asus PA246Q at the same price and with a quick google search it seems the Asus is just a bit better: http://www.amazon.com/Asus-PA246Q-24...5628628&sr=1-1

If money really isn't an option then this NEC is the best one on the market: http://www.necdisplay.com/p/desktop-...cd2490wuxi2-bk
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