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Monitors required at home can be used for several purposes from gaming and playing movies which require large displays to simple internet browsing that can be accomplished on a modest screen size; so choosing the right monitor for your home really depends on what you need, as well as your budget.

For the best home use monitors we've limited our selection to the top rated monitors which have screen sizes ranging from 14 inches to 24 inches.

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NEC MultiSync PA242W

NEC MultiSync PA242W-BK Desktop Monitor


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NEC MultiSync PA242W
BenQ GW2450
Asus VG248QE
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BenQ GW2255
NEC MultiSync PA242W-BK Desktop Monitor
BenQ GW2450 Monitor
Asus Vg248qe 3d Monitor
Hannspree HL249DPB Monitor
BenQ GW2255 Monitor
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Release Date
Sep 2013
Dec 2012
Jan 2013
Dec 2013
Mar 2013
Screen Size
24.0 inch
24.0 inch
24.0 inch
23.6 inch
21.5 inch
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Widescreen (16:9)
16:9
16:9
16:9
Brightness
340.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
350.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
Contrast Ratio
1000:1
5000:1
80000000:1
1000:1, 30000000:1 (Dynamic)
3000:1
Dot Pitch
0.27 mm
0.276 mm
0.276 mm
0.271 mm
0.248 mm
Max. Resolution
1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Response Time
8.0 ms
12.0 ms
1.0 ms
5.0 ms
6.0 ms
Color Depth
16.7 million
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
Monitor Type
AH-IPS
TFT active matrix
LCD monitor / TFT active matrix
LED
LCD Monitor
Viewable Picture Size
24.1 in.
24.0 in.

Excellent color and grayscale performance

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Rich color reproduction

Fast pixel response, 144Hz refresh rate, Ergonomic stand

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Poor colour accuracy