We've spent a lot of time evaluating the performance of graphics cards and processors, but a good monitor is almost every bit as important to gamers and professionals alike. For our first look at monitors in 2011, we are starting out with three 23" LCDs.
An increasing number of flat panel displays are based on LED backlighting, and their manufacturers aren't shy about promoting the technology's benefits to power consumption. We checked the claims to see if the promised savings are worth emphasizing.
In what appears be the first move toward censoring discussion of the issue, Apple Support has locked the discussion thread.
Owners of 20 and 24 inch iMacs have reported problems with their iMac displays. Apple has not acknowledged any problems.
Wide-screen 19" monitors are everywhere. They're less expensive than standard-format 19"ers and are becoming the entry-level standard. Why are they so cheap? How good are they?