yea no true blacks.
But LCD are getting better in quality but still cant compare to CRT
Might want to look around on ubid and see if they have anything you like. I'm not sure if they still offer extended warranties, but it'd probably be worth getting one.
Sometimes the stuff comes with free shipping and others don't. If you pay shipping, expect to pay $50.00.
AFAIK, few if any make new monitors.
If you can afford it, the Eizo is the way to go, but they're probably between and 1k and 2k