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A monitor allows a computer user to view data from the computer visually. It is an important feature in computers today, and allows for things such as: documents to be seen while being created; viewing of movies and playing of computer games.

A newer monitor typically consists of a TFT LCD, with most older monitors based around a cathode ray tube (CRT).

LCD Panel Types Explained

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S-IPS/H-IPS (In Plane Switching) panels are generally considered the best overall LCD technology for image quality, color accuracy and viewing angles

VA (Vertical Alignment) technology such as S-PVA/MVA are middle of the road LCD panels. They offer better color reproduction and wider viewing angles than TN panels

TN (Twisted Nematic) panels are the most widely used panel type in the manufacture of LCD monitors. TN panels are cheap and offer excellent response times,

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