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alright, so I do computer animation and my girlfriend does CAD. Im trying to decide what monitor to get for my system. Ive been thinking the Dell U2311, but would the U2410, be a better option? Or any other non Dell options say HP or Nec
    
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If gaming is no concern (not that they can't do games well), yes, I'd look at an IPS panel with no questions about it. The extra vertical estate of a 1920x1200 display will also be a benefit. If cost isn't a huge factor, I'd look at a Dell U2410, Dell U2412m (it's a 6-bit e-IPS but has better contrast), or something comparable of other brands like HP or something. Those other brands aren't my forte so wait for more answers.
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Whats the difference between U2410 and U2412
    
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Both are 1920x1200 and 24". They're both IPS, but the U2412m is an e-IPS, so it's a 6-bit IPS and not a proper 8-bit display, hence it's cheaper price. However, it does have greater contrast than the U2410. I think it is an LED backlight monitor (not to be consfused with an LED type display) rather than a CCFL backlight monitor, but I think it's a White LED backlight monitor, as most LED backlight monitors are, so the "potential" better colors and contrast of it are actually worse or something if I remember right. Overall, both are well enough and favorable by most people. I'd say both are okay values.
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Get the Dell U2412m, I payed $365 total with free 2 day shipping. Just call their small business number and negotiate a bit
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well i actually decided im going to go with dual 23" Dell Ultrasharp
    
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