Best 27" screen for photography?

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  1. gcwebbyuk

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    I currently use an HP LP2475w which is a great screen, but I am looking to get something bigger like a 27".

    I also run a Dell U2311H as a second screen, but would get rid (sell) this too to make room for the 27".

    I use my PC for a variety of things, office use, gaming - but mainly want something that will be good for photo editing.

    What is the best screen to go for these days for this purpose? My budget is flexible - but I am not made of money :cool:

    I will also post this in the PC section, but I am guessing the responses there will be more edged towards 3d/gaming whereas I am more interested in quality for editing.
     
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    Just get an IPS, dell are very good.
     
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    I went with the Del U2711 as its older CCFL backlighting seems to give a better picture, it has a matt coating rather than glossy, it has a wide range of display inputs and crucially for an expensive monitor it has good support as I bought mine with five year on site warranty. Given the monitor wasn't cheap and I expect it to last a while I thought it worth having a decent warranty.

    John
     
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    Viewsonic VP2365wb here, editing and fps gaming. :smashin: I guess there might be a bigger version now?
     
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    Eizo ColorEdge.
     
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    U2711.

    Unless you can afford a lot more for a true professional colour accurate display like the NEC ones.
     
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    The best will be the NEC Spectraview 27" or Eizo Coloredge 27". Both cost over £1000 though. Remember to budget for the calibration kit as well whatever you get.

    Apple screens are nothing special really.
     
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    Apple screens are LED backlit and have a much poorer colour gamut than the dell ones (same panel too!).
     
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    I'm not too sure that the OP is wanting over a grands worth on monitor.
     
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    Neither do I but he did ask for the best :)
     
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