The Asus VG248QE is a 24-inch gaming monitor featuring a 144Hz refresh rate, a speedy pixel response, and a highly adjustable stand. It's a good performer but could use a few more gamer-centric features.
The HP Envy 27 27-inch monitor is not only aesthetically pleasing, it delivers rich colors and premium audio quality courtesy of Dr. Dre's Beats Audio technology. It's also more expensive than most 27-inch monitors.
The Dell UltraSharp U3014 is a 30-inch IPS display with LED backlighting, a 2560 x 1600-pixel resolution and excellent viewing angles. The overall image quality is extremely good and USB 3.0 connectivity makes this monitor even more impressive.
LG monitors have always blended style and functionality, and the new LG 23ET83V-W is no different. This sleek 23-inch monitor sports an IPS panel and 10-point projected capacitive touch technology to deliver a colorful and responsive touch-screen experience.
The Dell UltraSharp U2913WM is an attractive 29-inch monitor with an ultra-wide screen. This panoramic display boasts a 2,560-by-1,080 resolution and a unique 21:9 aspect ratio (as opposed to the popular 16:9 aspect ratio), and it is loaded with ports. What's more, it uses IPS (In Plane Switching) technology to deliver great color and grayscale reproduction.
We got our hands on the new Acer T232HL, a 23-inch model that retails for $500. It and its larger sibling, the Acer T272HL meet the requirements to be Windows 8-certified displays, which includes support for at least five simultaneous touch points and a bezel design that does not interfere with the user's ability to interact with the interface.
The Samsung S27B750V is an attractive 27-inch monitor that has a unique design that's certainly eye-catching. It has dual HDMI ports, good color quality but it all comes at a high price and scarce features beyond what's necessary.
The Asus PB278Q 27-inch HD monitor utilizes the relatively new PLS panel technology which results in excellent color quality and wide viewing angles. While it is quite pricy and has no automatic pivot function, it's still a decent monitor that provides a good quality image.
The Dell UltraSharp U2713HM is the latest addition to the UltraSharp line, and like its predecessors, it rocks. It uses a 27-inch IPS panel, only this time it's an AH-IPS panel rather than a P-IPS panel, and it uses LED backlighting instead of CCFL backlighting. While delivering excellent color fidelity, it uses less power than several recently reviewed IPS displays.
The Lenovo ThinkVision LT2323z is a 23-inch IPS LED panel monitor that has a business-focused design and feature set. It is the first monitor to be certified for use with Microsoft Lync, a business-focused VOIP technology. It also has a 1080p resolution and extra wide viewing angles in addition to very good image quality.