Dell 2405FPW 24" TFT
Published: 20th January 2006 | Source: Dell | Price: |
The OSD is clearly laid out and intuitive and PiP is an excellent feature that I have now found to be essential.
Another fact that has to be stated is that the TFT can output at 720p and 1080p - so it is futureproof for whatever you want to throw at it. The only input missing is HDMI, though hopefully the VGA, Component or DVI will be ok for High Def in the future. The XBox 360 looks simply stunning in HD and I am expecting that the PS3 will also look amazing. High Def video playback is another thing I have experimented with and I have to say that the monitor does not slouch on this either.
£681.44 from Overclockers UK
£680.91 from TekHeads
£559.00 (no postage listed) from Ebay
£680.33 from Aria
£801.53 from Dell UK
This also comes with a 3year Next business day exchange warranty from Dell, wherever you buy it from
The pricing is what you would expect for a display that is this big and smacks of quality. But for those on a bit more of a budget I would say that this is almost certainly out of your range. Especially since you need to pack some serious graphical punch to output at 1920 x 1200.
I really can't fault this display and I have certainly put its through its paces. Its an outstanding product for those who want a professional looking display with a massive resolution and the space-saving properties of a TFT.
The Dell 2405FPW wins "Best in Class Award" at time of going to press.
+ Excellent Picture, sharpness and response time+ Great amount of Dektop Space and flexibility
+ Excellent build quality and professional presentation
+ PiP is an amazing feature+ HD Movie Playback quality is awesome+ Scaling is awesome
- Powerful Graphical hardware needed to play games on - Update 19/01/2007 - 8800 family should handle gaming easily @ 1920 x 1200.
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