Originally Posted by GiveMeHope
Originally Posted by Ben the OCer
Unfortunately I'm not aware of anything like that yet ("Retina" display desktop monitors). We probably will see some of that soon or next year sometime. What monitor are you using right now? If it's a TN panel that might be part of the problem. Honestly nothing available yet will look as good as the Retina display on your MacBook Pro. AnandTech said this themselves in their review that the display had spoiled them and all desktop monitors paled in comparison (paraphrase).
I'm using an ASUS PA238Q, it's IPS but the problem is not color reproduction or viewing angles (which IPS does well), it's the sharpness. I hope that these companies get these "retina" desktop monitors ready soon, it's so frustrating working with a desktop now!
Well then there's not much you can do right now. I'm guessing the Retina craze will move to the desktop next year, at least I sure hope it does. Desktop resolutions have been stagnant far too long and haven't moved passed 2560x1600 in a long time (besides the occasional professional monitor that is crazy expensive and older tech that is no longer sold like the IBM T221
). Apple is putting competitive pressure on tablet and laptop manufacturers and it's only a matter of time till they move to desktop monitors and all-in-one computers. Maybe even others will get their first but who knows. I was expecting them to release Retina iMacs this year but I guess the tech isn't quite there yet or they are taking a competitive break. Next year should be really interesting in the tech industry.Edited by Ben the OCer - 10/26/12 at 7:03pm