Suggestions on LCD monitors

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by MasonAtom, Sep 2, 2004.

  1. MasonAtom macrumors newbie

    Sep 1, 2004
    Looking to buy a 19 to 21 inch LCD monitor. Spending range ~ $550 to 1000, so the new Mac 20 inch display is out of the question. I have a friend who swears by the Dell 2001FP, which you can get for about $760 right now. Dell specs say it is not compatible with Mac, but have read reviews where it has been used just fine with a G5 tower.

    Not heavy gamer, although I do play from time to time. Use Photoshop fairly regularly, but not too intensely. I do some video editing, mostly with the simple iMovie to make short 5 or 6 second quicktime video clips for the web.

    Any suggestions on a reliable LCD with good clarity and color balance?
  2. vraxtus macrumors 65816


    Aug 4, 2004
    San Francisco, CA

    Samsungs in general are of very good quality and *reasonable* price. Dells are also not bad... and there was very recently a sale on Dell monitors... but I think it's done now.
  3. ChrisFromCanada macrumors 65816


    May 3, 2004
    Hamilton, Ontario (CANADA)
    I agree that Samsung monitors are great and any monitor with a standard DVI input will work with a G5 tower or powerbook. If you are using an eMac, iMac, or iBook then you are going to have to go with VGA.

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