If you don't have the space (or the funds) for a 30-inch super-duper high-res display, a 27-inch super-high-res monitor should be your second choice. Here are the five best.
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The HP Envy 27-inch IPS monitor with Beats Audio goes long on sound while still giving image quality its due.
This high-end LCD has everything: LED backlighting, HDMI, speakers, and even a three-year limited warranty.
Go big or go home. Wait a minute: go big AND go home. With this monitor.
As a desktop display and USB extender, the 27-inch Apple LED Cinema Display works wonderfully; however, for $1,000, there are better monitors that offer more options, including PC and Mac compatibility.
CNET's picks for the top-five 27-inch monitors.
The Intel-powered machine, announced at CES, can pivot for easier touch control and optionally includes Thunderbolt 2 ports.
The $1,099 monitor packs in a quad-core processor and a 2,560x1,440 touch screen.
Monoprice's 27-inch monitor's screen boast impressive performance, but its design fumbles are more than a little annoying.
With its HDMI input and built-in speakers, this monitor works just as well with game consoles and media players as it does with PCs.