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Looking for a 24" display as good as the 27" iMacs?


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The two monitors I have on my mac pro are poor. I'm looking for a couple of 24" monitors with a display as good as the 21" & 27" iMacs... But without having to pay Apple's massive price for their display.

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BENQ monitors. LINK Highly rated.
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you are looking for an LED backlit IPS monitor - 1920 x 1080.

BenQ are good, apparently Acer are good aswell.

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Thx for the replies. Yes I'd like a backlit LED at 1920 x1080 preferably with a glass screen like the iMac. I also have a 21.5" and the screen looks superb. Most of the work I do tough is on the Mac Pro and my two monitors are awful :-(

Why BENQ in particular?
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probably just all round quality and customer support.

Also check out samsung displays. not sure if they do any IPS ones though.

Steer clear of LG.

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What is IPS exactly?
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Here is Wikipedia's take on it. IPS panel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I think it is what gives the apple displays there POP.

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What is IPS exactly?
In short, better colour reproduction and better viewing angles.

Downside? Price.

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