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Ready for a new monitor? How about a set of three IPS monitors chained together by display ports? Maybe you just want to buy a simple LED flat panel because your old monitor is too small. Whatever it is, we have you covered as we review the top ten best computer monitors currently available.
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Meet the Thunderbolt Apple Display -- the 27-inch screen with built-in Thunderbolt technology that is the fastest, most flexible I/O ever. It features a high-resolution, LED-backlit display measuring at 2560x1440 pixels for a brilliant viewing experience. Six ports, (3 USB 2.0, FireWire 800 port, Gigabit Ethernet port, and Thunderbolt port,) offer plenty of space for additional high-performance devices. The Thunderbolt also includes a MagSafe connector that powers and charges your MacBook or MacBook Air at the drop of a hat. You can also stay in touch with friends and family easily using the FaceTime HD camera and built-in high-quality sound.
The 16-inch AOC monitor is an ultra-thin portable display that requires no external power cord - simply power it from the USB port of your PC or laptop. Weighing in at 4 pounds, this guy is ideal for presentations, and dual monitor displays, giving you more space and reign at the office or home. Its pivot feature automatically adjusts the image according to the display's orientation, and a convenient smart stand allows for easy landscape or portrait viewing.
Hey gamers, give yourself a competitive edge with the BenQ Professional Gaming Monitor. An all new Black equalizer feature gives you total visibility control as it brightens dark scenes without over-exposing bright areas to preserve sharp details, allowing you to see everything and act quickly. A specially designed S Switch is a remote controller that comes with three preset buttons, letting you customize and save your display settings for gaming, work, or personal purposes. No more having to adjust your monitor settings every time. As if it couldn't get any better, the BenQ Gaming monitor features a FPS Mode that automatically adjusts your monitor calibrations to provide you with optimal brightness, contrast, sharpness and color tint. It is Windows 7 capable.
The ASUS Professional Graphics Monitor is an IPS monitor pre-calibrated to deliver excellent color display and 100% standard RGB color reproduction. It has a 16:10 aspect ratio, 1920 x 1200 IPS LED-backlit panel with 178 degree wide-view angle. It features four USB 3.0 ports for enhanced productivity and additional connectivity options like DisplayPort and HDMI
This LCD-Lit Acer monitor sports a super-slim profile with an X-shaped stand that fits nicely in spaces of any size. It showcases a 23-inch widescreen LCD screen with impressive 1920x1080 pixel resolution, that allows you to enjoy 16:9 high-definition digital content without image distortion. With a remarkable 100million-to-1 contrast ration, you are ensured a crystal-clear viewing experience, while rapid 5ms response time keeps moving images sharp and blur free. Bring entertainment home with this Acer.
With the Dell UltraSharp Monitor, you can view vivid imagery from almost any angle. It has an impressive 16.7 million color display with crystal-clear, true-to-life images thanks to its 1920x1080 pixel resolution. Users can also easily adjust the monitor height, choose between landscape and portrait orientation, as well as tilt the panel up to 4 degrees forward, and 21 degrees backwards.
The computer monitor, for the environmentally conscious - the ViewSonic LED Monitor. It features a mercury-free LED backlight widescreen display with up to 50 percent energy savings compared to traditional LCD backlit monitors. It also has an automatic aspect ratio adjustment that allows inputs from 4:3 signals to be accurately represented in the center without stretching. If you're thinking longer term investment - look no further - this ViewSonic comes with a 3 year limited warranty, an industry best pixel performance policy, and Windows 7 certification.
This 20-inch ViewSonic features an LED backlight, providing energy savings up to 50 percent. With a 1600x900 high-definition pixel resolutions, a 10,000,000-to-1 MEGA Dynamic contrast ratio, and integrated stereo speakers makes this monitor ideal for the home or office . It also automatically adjusts 4:3 inputs without stretching them across the screen. Its LED backlight provides deeper blacks and richer colors and a slimmer design with weight reduction. It is PC and Mac compatible, and comes with wall mount option.
With a 24-inch, IPS technology and LED backlight, the Dell UltraSharp provided a brilliant view with adjustability to suit everyone's needs. Users can raise or lower the monitor to fit your workspace and personal style, as well as rotate it between landscape and vertical viewing options. It features customizable settings such as text brightness and color temperature with the touch of a button. It is also environmentally friendly with its eco-designed arsenic-free and mercury-free panel.
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Looking for a serious business monitor? Then meet the ASUS 23.6-inch high-definition LED-lit LCD monitor. These monitors are VESA compatible for those wanting to mount on a wall, and they deliver full high-definition quality visuals. And because it is LED backlit, displays are brighter and clearer than before. With an ultra-fast 2ms response time, users are guaranteed to enjoy smooth motion playback for videos and movies. They are EPEAT Gold and ENERGY STAR certified to reduce environmental impact and save on energy costs. And should your unit need servicing, it comes included with advanced sway replacement service so you don't have to stop working.