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Looking for a great 1080p IPS monitor in the 20-26" range. After that, looking for one that doesn't cost too much, and one that doesn't consume too much power, or heat up the entire room.

Perhaps a new LED LCD would suffice?

Also, please recommend calibration software/tools/methods.

Thank you in advance!
    
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post #2 of 14
Hey bud, just bought me a second U2311h from the dell website. It might be a bit costly for you but its superb for a IPS. $266 after tax.

Another option for you is to take a look at the ASUS monitors on Newegg. Good luck deciding!
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post #4 of 14
Not a huge fan of LG myself but I ended up buying their IPS 236

Definitely a nice monitor, if you ask me.

I'm not exactly a pro when it comes to that sort of thing though, and I've heard dell makes some great IPS monitors.
    
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Thank you, +rep.
    
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post #6 of 14
You could also look for a refurb u2311h if you wanna save even more money. I recently saw one for $220 on their site.
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Refurb, no thanks.
    
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post #8 of 14
Dell's refurbs are actually pretty decent though...
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post #9 of 14
I'd just check slickdeals/techbargains for a coupon code or a sale on the dell ips monitors. They go on sale every few months or so.
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post #10 of 14
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I'd rather pay for a brand new monitor. Money is no object here, but, I like to spend within reason.
    
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