For some time now the consumer electronics industry has been grappling with how to improve the performance and efficiency of display interfaces, especially in light of more recent increases in display resolution. Through the eras of DVI, LVDS/LDI, HDMI, and DisplayPort, video has been transmitted from source to sink as raw, uncompressed data, a conceptually simple setup that ensures high quality and low latency but requires an enormous amount of bandwidth. The introduction of newer interface standards such as HDMI and DisplayPort have in turn allowed manufacturers to meet those bandwidth requirements so far. But display development is reaching a point where both PC and mobile device manufacturers are concerned about their ability to keep up with the bandwidth requirements of these displays, and...

Nixeus Vue 27" : A $430 WQHD (2560x1440) S-IPS LED Monitor

Monitors with resolutions greater than 1080p have always commanded a premium. While 1920x1200 monitors have become rare, 2560x1440 (WQHD) and 2560x1600 (WQXGA) continue to have a steady, but costly...

73 by Ganesh T S on 8/1/2012

ASUS PA246Q 24" ProArt Monitor: No Adjustments Needed?

Our monitor reviews frequently go into a lot of depth about the results before and after calibration, but for many users this won’t matter, as they aren’t going to...

52 by Chris Heinonen on 7/2/2012

VIZIO XVT3D580CM HDTV: Stand Back, Wide Load!

VIZIO has announced their new XVT 58” HDTV, the first ultra-widescreen HDTV to hit the US market, is now available for purchase. Sporting a 21:9 (2.33) aspect ratio that...

24 by Jarred Walton on 6/27/2012

Capsule Review: Toshiba's 14" USB Mobile LCD Monitor

While notebook hardware has steadily improved over the years, outside of the recent MacBook Pro with Retina Display there haven't really been any moves forward in improving desktop real...

34 by Dustin Sklavos on 6/27/2012

DoubleSight DS-277W: Back to the Drawing Board

For the most part, the market for 27”, 2560x1440 monitors has been dominated by the higher end brands. The one main exception has been DoubleSight, which has made a...

55 by Chris Heinonen on 6/13/2012

ASUS Demonstrates Displays with Integrated Touch and WiDi

Years ago ASUS made the transition from being just a motherboard company to a notebook manufacturer. These days I'm getting the distinct impression ASUS would like to be much...

8 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/7/2012

The Achieva Shimian QH270: A $350 27-inch WQHD S-IPS Display

A couple of months ago our resident smartphone guru, Brian Klug, told me about a super affordable, Korean made 27-inch 2560 x 1440 display that used the same panel...

37 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/3/2012

NEC PA271W - When Accuracy and Consistency Matter

As long as I’ve been following, using, or writing about computers, NEC has been a leader in displays. From the early MultiSync monitors to their current line of LCDs...

69 by Chris Heinonen on 5/1/2012

Capsule Review: GeChic's On-Lap 1302 Laptop Monitor

Just three months ago we took GeChic's 13" USB 2.0-powered monitor, the On-Lap 1301, for a test run. What we found was a compelling concept for a product that...

23 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/15/2012

HP ZR2740w - High Resolution IPS that Doesn't Break the Bank

Almost 15 years ago I set up my first multiple monitor system, using a 17” and a 15” CRT. At that time it was a very uncommon setup, but...

119 by Chris Heinonen on 3/16/2012

Dell U2412M - 16:10 IPS without Breaking the Bank

For every monitor review that I’ve done for AnandTech so far, I know that as soon as I check the comments there will be a thread with the same...

143 by Chris Heinonen on 2/28/2012

Mini Review: ASUS P1 Portable LED Projector

We don't get a lot of projectors for review, but ASUS sent us their P1 Portable LED Projector and so we wanted to do a short write up of...

30 by Chris Heinonen on 2/22/2012

AOC i2353Ph - IPS for a nice, low price

For most people seeking accurate color reproduction and wide viewing angles, IPS has been the screen technology of choice for years now. The main issues against IPS have typically...

71 by Chris Heinonen on 1/30/2012

IDT at CES : Touchscreen Controllers and Display Port Solutions

Home theater enthusiasts might identify IDT (Integrated Device Technology) with the HQV benchmark and video processor. That division of IDT was sold off to Qualcomm last September. But, that...

4 by Ganesh T S on 1/13/2012

AOC's Thunderbolt Display

This one was pretty low key but AOC had their own Thunderbolt display at Intel's booth. No word on pricing or availability but hopefully we'll see more Thunderbolt equipped...

13 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/13/2012

ASUS' VA278Q: 27-inch 2560 x 1440 IPS Display Due Out This Year

ASUS just showed me their first 27-inch 2560 x 1440 IPS panel (pictured above). Pricing and availability are both unknowns although I am hearing 2H 2012 may be likely...

46 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/9/2012

Samsung Announces Series 7 and Series 9 Monitors

T27B750 Samsung has started CES early and has announced two new monitor lineups: Series 7 and Series 9. Series 7 is a premium consumer-grade series whereas Series 9 is mainly...

8 by Kristian Vättö on 1/8/2012

ViewSonic V3D231 3D Display - The Passive Approach

Almost all of us have gone to see a movie in 3D at the theaters at this point. Unlike most 3D designs at home, movie theaters use a passive...

41 by Chris Heinonen on 12/30/2011

Samsung S23A750D 3D LCD Display

The big push in movies and displays has been 3D the past few years. In movies it’s ranged from well designed and executed (Avatar) to a gimmick to charge...

82 by Chris Heinonen on 12/17/2011

BenQ VW2420H Monitor Review

Recently I reviewed another monitor from BenQ that was designed as an all-in-one model to handle your computer use, as well as TV or video game usage. While the...

48 by Chris Heinonen on 12/10/2011

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