The monitors listed below represent our favorites of the ones we've reviewed.
As long as you have no advanced demands, the Pavilion 27xi will meet your basic needs with aplomb.
The HP Envy 27-inch IPS monitor with Beats Audio goes long on sound while still giving image quality its due.
The HP x2301's low price, good performance, and sound design make it a new high-water mark for budget monitors.
The HP w2408h True Color Widescreen is a well-priced 24-inch monitor that looks stylish and performs well. Its lack of a DVI port is its only major stumbling block.
The Lenovo ThinkVision L1940p costs a bit more than competing 19-inch LCD monitors, but its many ergonomic features and great overall performance could persuade those not shopping on price alone.
The Eizo FlexScan L997 is a high-end LCD that delivers excellent performance and all the adjustability a graphics pro could want.
The 1GHz, 17-inch iMac offers solid performance and snazzy looks, but the price is wandering out of consumer range.