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First of all, I'm not a huge fan of HP, but it's the best deal on S-IPS I can find.. I'm a web designer, so finding a good monitor is important.

Can someone please explain to me what makes S-IPS so good compared to other LCD monitors out there?
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Technically H-IPS E-IPS and P-IPS are better than S-IPS, but I'm not sure that's what you meant.

IPS is better for colour accuracy & reproduction (which is why most people buy them). It also has a higher viewing angle, which isn't a massive concern to most people.

The physical architectures differ significantly with regard to light modulation as shown in this figure:



TN panels twist perpendicular to the panel in order to polarise light, where IPS twist "in plane", giving a massive increase in viewing angle.
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You'll be keeping your old monitor for comparison checks, yes? My cousin is a web developer, he uses a U2311H IPS and an older LG TFT monitor. He likes to make sure it looks good on both TFT and IPS before he goes live with the sites he deals with.

If you can, I'd opt for a Dell alternative, they are really churning out some great IPS monitors. Not 100% sure about prices but I can assure that the quality will be higher.

In laymen's terms, IPS is just new tech for pixels, they have a more uniform distribution of light and the colours are more accurate.
Edited by Reflux - 4/10/11 at 1:24pm
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