Buyer's Guide 2008: Displays
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If cost and quality weigh equally in determining your next LCD, Dell delivers large, widescreen monitors that are packed with valuable features and carry reasonable price tags. The UltraSharp series stands out for its excellent image quality, with 24-bit color, adjustable height, flexible viewing and a range of connectivity options.
The UltraSharp 3007WFP-HC is a 30-inch monitor with 2560 x 1600 resolution, TrueColor technology for images with vivid and accurate color, four USB ports and an integrated 9-format media card reader. The monitor requires a dual-link DVI-D graphics card. Estimated Street Price: $1,274.
Also featuring TrueColor technology, the UltraSharp 2707WFP is a 27-inch wide-screen with 1920 x 1200 resolution, measures 9.5 inches deep and is designed with a stylish metallic bezelled glass base and aluminum chassis. The display provides up to 92 percent of the NTSC color gamut and includes the built-in media card reader. Estimated Street Price: $1,199.
The less costly 2407WFP-HC is a 24-inch widescreen with 1920 x 1200 resolution, 400 cd/m2 brightness, a 1000:1 contrast ratio and 178-degree horizontal and vertical viewing angle. Estimated Street Price: $569.