LCD monitor reviews

A 19” LCD monitor will help you make the most of multimedia computing.
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Test results for seven LCD monitors from $996 to $1399


  • Slimline, so they save on space
  • LCD monitors use less power than traditional cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors


  • Not as sturdy as CRT when it comes to knocks
  • Dead pixels can be distracting and manufacturer pixel policies can be hard to find

See our latest article on Budget monitors.

Please note: this information was current as of April 2006 but is still a useful guide to today's market.

Our research shows that prices vary by hundreds of dollars, but the more expensive brands we tested weren’t necessarily the top performers. Your choice should be based on features such as price, pixel policy and DVI connection as well as performance and ease of use.

We tested them for:

  • Picture quality
  • Colour quality
  • Brightness
  • Contrast
  • Focus
  • Readability
  • Pixel persistence
  • Ease of use

Models tested

  • Acer AL19165
  • BenQ FP91G+
  • Diamond Digital DV197SB
  • Hyundai Imagequest L90D+
  • LG L1932P
  • Samsung SyncMaster 940B
  • Viewsonic VX924

See our latest article on Budget monitors.



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