Monoprice IPS-Glass Panel Pro LED
With a high price-to-performance ratio, the Monoprice IPS-Glass Panel Pro will satisfy most bargain hunters; however, there are better options for a few dollars more.
Despite its build quality flaws, the ViewSonic VX2460H-LED represents a great value for your general-purpose monitor needs.
HP Pavilion 27xi
As long as you have no advanced demands, the Pavilion 27xi will meet your basic needs with aplomb.
Well-priced and powerful, the Asus PB278Q is the best entry point for those seeking an extreme-definition monitor at a not-so-extreme price.
The Dell UltraSharp U2713HM is an excellent monitor that will satisfy both the performance snob and the features diva alike.
Samsung SyncMaster S27B970
The Samsung SyncMaster S27B970's excellent performance and beautiful aesthetic outweigh some thoughtless design choices.
Samsung SyncMaster T27B750ND
The Samsung SyncMaster T27B750 offers a giant coffer's worth of features and sports a beautiful design, but its performance was underwhelming.
The Asus PA248Q is a low-priced IPS monitor that doesn't skimp on performance or features.
The LG Flatron IPS235V succeeds by offering performance at a more than reasonable price. It has the connections you'd want, but the design you wouldn't.
The Asus VG23AH nails it in price, features, and 2D performance, but falls flat on its screen in 3D.
HP 2311xi's impressively wide viewing angle, useful connections, and low price make it an easy monitor to recommend.
The Asus VG278H has great 3D performance and a fast refresh rate, but is just a bit too expensive for what it offers.
The HP 2311gt is a fairly cheap way to get decent 3D on a monitor. It's also capable for general-purpose use, with useful connections and OSD options.
Samsung SyncMaster S23A750D
The Samsung SyncMaster S23A750D is a bit expensive and the 3D is disappointing, but its excellent performance in (non-3D) games and movies makes it worth the asking price.
Dell UltraSharp U2412m
With thoughtful design, great performance, and plenty of OSD features, the Dell UltraSharp U2412 fills its value quotient to the brim.
The HP ZR2740w sacrifices customization to deliver a powerful monitor at a reasonable price.
The HP 2311x is a great monitor deal, with good performance and a great assortment of connections for its price.
Sony PlayStation 3D display
While there's some pretty impressive technology built inside, the PlayStation 3D Display isn't a very practical device. Its $500 price tag is too much money considering its laundry list of shortcomings.
Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D
The Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D is a well-designed, stylish, professional monitor with great options and performance.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
The Apple Thunderbolt Display is an incredible-performing and beautiful-looking monitor with a superfast connection, and we recommend it if you own a Thunderbolt-enabled Mac.