- 1920 x 1080 8ms
- 2 Million:1 DCR (1000:1)
- D-Sub, DVI, DisplayPort
Best budget monitor 05/16/2012
First off, it's an IPS with white-LED back lighting and even though it is a 6-bit e-IPS panel it still looks beautiful and has extremely low display lag which makes it an excellent IPS gaming monitor (0.6ms input lag average, 6-17ms total display lag). The fact that it's an Ultrasharp means it comes with Dell's Premium Panel Guarantee which is a nice bonus.
The only thing that holds this monitor back is the fact that it's 6-bit and not 8-bit so it isn't true color but rather uses dithering to achieve looks similar to a true 8-bit IPS but you should know that already if you're in a market for an IPS LCD. Don't hold it being 6-bit against it, though because you would only ever notice if you did professional graphic design or Photoshop editing.
It's 1920x1080 and not 1920x1200 but that was my choice to buy a 16:9 monitor instead of 16:10. Newegg does sell the 16:10 version of this monitor if you're looking for it; the model is U2412M. Only reason I didn't get the 16:10 was the price. However, I'm so glad I bought this display, my last samsung LCD TN panel cost me almost $350 and is absolutely ugly compared to this IPS panel.
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