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    Nov 13, 2012
    Recommendations for non-Apple displays
    I have a MacBook Pro 13" and as much as I'd love to get an LED Cinema Display, I just can't afford it. Can anyone suggest non-Apple displays that are both cheaper and decent quality?


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    Feb 26, 2010
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    There are plenty of cheap displays out there - of decent quality. Heck Amazon is having their pre-black friday deals and I've seen a few for under $200. For that price you could buy a few and replace them every now and then.

    Anyway - what is cheaper? There are plenty of Dell monitors that are smaller and cheaper - and Dell monitors are an industry standard. I've had mine since 2000 - and it is only now showing signs of age and ghosting.

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    Have had several Dells myself and a few of them in the office now - have no problem recommending them at their price point.
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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    I agree with Ivan and Tom. Dell monitors are a very good buy and quality for what you pay. I was looking at several in a Staples store this afternoon waiting for a copy job to get done. I was impressed with their LED 24" model on display for $279.00. Outstanding color, brightness, and resolution.

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