ACD 27 or HP Dreamcolor?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by Bokes, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Bokes macrumors 6502

    Mar 4, 2008
    I need a new monitor.
    I am thinking of a new Apple 27inch which looks great.
    But I have heard excellent reviews about the HP Dreamcolor as well.

    Will be used in a Video edit system.

    Which way to lean?
  2. dimme macrumors 65816

    Feb 14, 2007
    SF, CA
    If color accuracyis important go with the HP. LED's can not give you a wide color gamut (yet).
  3. Lone Deranger macrumors 65816

    Lone Deranger

    Apr 23, 2006
    Tokyo, Japan
    We used HP DreamColor displays during post production (VFX) on Avatar. Amazing screens. I'd choose it over an ACD any day.
  4. snouter macrumors 6502a

    May 26, 2009
    For color accuracy, the HP.

    I like my Cinema 27", but I have no illusions that the white LEDs are limited. Would love to see Apple release a Cinema Pro 27" with RGB LEDs.
  5. toxic macrumors 68000

    Nov 9, 2008
    any (IPS) display at the ACD price point will be better. what you're paying for is the apple logo, aluminum construction, and the integration with Macbooks.
  6. evillageprowler macrumors regular

    Nov 5, 2007
    NJ, USA
    How does the Dell 2711 compare to the Apple and HP models? The Dell model is priced at $100 more than Apple's.

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