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Got a powerful computer? You'll need a good screen.

Desktop computers are still huge powerhouses and you need a good screen to show off the amazing graphics. We tested 12 monitors - is price a guide to performance?

From our test

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About our test

All monitors were tested using their out-of-the-box settings.

We set the colour mode to sRGB (where that was possible) and let the monitors warm up for 30 minutes before each test.

Display performance was assessed on colour, brightness and contrast, text, surface reflections, angles of view, and the quality of the monitor’s blu-ray images.

For ease of use we looked at stability, port access, height adjustment, on-screen menus, tilt, controls, hardware installation, and the manual.

Compare all the monitors we tested.

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