If you meet the relatively narrow set of requirements to make the most of this monitor, it's probably worth the money.
It's not the most feature-packed monitor you can get for the money, but the Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2717D) is a fine general-purpose display.
With thoughtful design, great performance, and plenty of OSD features, the Dell UltraSharp U2412 fills its value quotient to the brim.
It's a great 27-inch gaming monitor for 1440p setups, but you may want to consider the Razer Raptor 27's design drawbacks before buying.
The Dell UltraSharp U2713HM is an excellent monitor that will satisfy both the performance snob and the features diva alike.
For gamers who need G-Sync and want a lot of screen real estate, the LG 34UC89G is a solid choice.
Big, bright and reasonably accurate, the 34-inch curved Samsung CF791 is a bit expensive for a FreeSync monitor but offers a generous feature set and solid performance for the money if you're a Radeon gamer.
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 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.
As long as you don't pay retail, the Dell S2417DG is a decent addition to a budget Nvidia gaming setup.
With a huge resolution, excellent performance in both colour and movies, and a huge amount of inputs, the U2711 excels in almost every area it puts its mark to. Hardcore gamers may be a little wary of the input lag, and others of the cost — but if you can afford one, you'll likely be very, very pleased.
An excellent inexpensive monitor for everyday use, the UltraSharp 24 (U2417H) doesn't offer a lot of bells and whistles but it delivers everything you need in a general-purpose display.
Given its gaming credentials, it's no surprise the Samsung SyncMaster 226BW is best for games, but it's expensive and feature-poor.
As long as you have no advanced demands, the Pavilion 27xi will meet your basic needs with aplomb.
The Samsung SyncMaster P2370HD is a great choice for those looking for a 27-inch monitor-HDTV combo.
The Acer H243H is a good-performing general-purpose monitor with a welcome number of connection options.
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.
If you just need it for high-frame-rate gaming, the Acer Predator XB272 is a great option. But otherwise it's a bit lackluster for the money as a general-purpose monitor.