Don't-Miss Display Stories

Sony SDM-HS75P

Although it is short on bells and whistles, the HS75P/S is a good choice for people with limited desk space who are looking for a bright and shiny, well designed, and good performing display.

NEC MultiSync LCD1970NX

The NEC MultiSync LCD1970UX is a good fit for users who don’t mind tinkering with monitor settings a bit in order to get a good, moderately priced, general purpose display.

Sony SDM-HS95P/S

Although this display lacks some of the extra features found on other displays, the HS95P/S is a bright and shiny, well designed, and good performing display.

NEC MultiSync LCD2070NX

The NEC MultiSync LCD2070UX is a great choice for people looking for a moderately priced monitor with the ability to display bright, accurate colors.

NEC MultiSync LCD1770NX

Although it required a little tweaking to correctly calibrate its colors, the LCD1770NX, with its reasonable price and good performance, is a very good, general-purpose LCD display.

LaCie 321 LCD Monitor

The 321 LCD Monitor from LaCie is a bright, beautiful 21.3-inch LCD aimed at professionals willing to pay the price for accurate color.

AG Neovo M-17

The USB ports on the front of the AG Neovo M-17 are a nice touch, but the noisy speakers and color-uniformity problems at the top and bottom of the screen make it difficult to recommend.

LG Flatron L1780U

The LG L1780U’s small and stylish design is very flexible. Once calibrated, it performed well as a general-purpose display and would be a good fit for users with limited desktop space.

Monitor Color Calibrators

Monitor-calibration systems—which include a hardware colorimeter and its accompanying software—take you beyond the accuracy readings of the built-in Apple ColorSync Utility. ColorVision’s Spyder2Pro Studio bests the Eye-One Display 2 and Monaco OptixXR Pro in our tests.

23-Inch LCDs

The HP L2335 is our top pick in our round-up of 23-inch LCDs thanks to its very good performance in our jury tests and its outstanding value.

30-Inch Cinema HD Display

The enormous monitor backs up its awe-inspiring size and design with good, clear, and consistent performance.

LG Flatron L1930

Despite calibration software that only works on Windows, this inexpensive 19-inch LCD offers solid performance for Mac users.

Samsung SyncMaster 213T

The SyncMaster 213T is a good choice for people who want a large LCD but have a mid-size budget.

Apple 20-inch Cinema Display

Apple’s 20-inch Cinema Display costs a bit more than other similarly-sized LCDs. But its slim aluminum case and great image quality give this display a wide appeal.

Sharp LL-T19D1-H

It won’t win any beauty awards, but this awkwardly named 19-inch display from Sharp offers solid on-screen performance.