I was about to purchase a 23" ACD (approx. $850) when I decided to cruise the net for some price comparisons. On new egg I found a Samsung 245BW 24" for approx. $460. When I compared the specs, the Samsung had an advantage. Some who point out that since every manufacturer make their displays, it's incorrect to compare apples to oranges. However, I should point out that apple's flat panel supplier is Samsung. Essentially, Apple is selling you a inferior Samsung panel for much more than the cost of a more advanced Samsung panel.