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Old Jan 10th, 2012, 08:37 PM   #1
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Want to connect a Macbook Pro 2010 to a external monitor

I'm on a 15' macbook pro 2010 right now and I would like a bigger screen to work on. What is a good external monitor that I could hook my macbook pro up? I'm looking for something fairly inexpensive.
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Old Jan 10th, 2012, 08:46 PM   #2
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Dell has deals on monitors all the time... you should keep your eye out for the sales... they have a 9-day sale going on now... just a few days left and the products change every day. Here's the link to the sale happening right now...

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Old Jan 10th, 2012, 09:08 PM   #3
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Dell has deals on monitors all the time... you should keep your eye out for the sales... they have a 9-day sale going on now... just a few days left and the products change every day. Here's the link to the sale happening right now...

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+1. Dell screens are pretty good quality, and are often on sale.
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Good or inexpensive is unfortunately how it is. That said there's some decent screens for general use that quite affordable...Dells are great for the most part.
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Old Jan 11th, 2012, 08:39 AM   #5
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I connect my 2010 MBP to an Asus PA246Q, 24.1", it is widescreen and not 16x9 but 16x10 and it is a matte finish, and IPS.

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Old Jan 12th, 2012, 10:20 PM   #6
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I might just wait till I have a $1000 to buy the Apple 27' monitor. I was looking at it today in bestbuy and it looks super sweet!
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I'm using the dell ips 23" monitor and very happy with it
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I don't doubt the quality of Dell monitors (not that they actually MAKE those monitors of course), but I couldn't have anything in the house with the word Dell on it. Luckily, I've always found ViewSonic and Ben-Q to have very affordable, good-quality consumer monitors.

And yes that Apple monitor is super-sweet.
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I don't doubt the quality of Dell monitors (not that they actually MAKE those monitors of course), but I couldn't have anything in the house with the word Dell on it. Luckily, I've always found ViewSonic and Ben-Q to have very affordable, good-quality consumer monitors.

And yes that Apple monitor is super-sweet.
Agreed. I can't get past the display design of the Dell monitors - deal breaker.
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I had issues with the last Dell monitor I tried to use as it didn't like the thunderbolt > DVI adapter so it wouldn't go to sleep properly. I now have a Samsung that does what I need it to do...though I lust after the Apple display.
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