Here's our Hardware Tip for.. August 13, 1999
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Flat Panel vs. Conventional Monitors
There has been a lot of hype about flat panel monitors. They are much more environment friendly than their conventional counterparts. They're petite, light, and bright. Clearly, flat-panel displays have their advantages, but you are going to need to really think about what kind of monitor, CRT or flat panel LCD is best for you.
Flat-panel LCD monitors for the desktop are aesthetically pleasing, and they're a way to reclaim desktop real estate. Compared with traditional monitors wrapped around a television-style tube, flat panels are thin and light. The problem is the price tag. Although costs tumbled last year, flat-panel LCDs still cost substantially more than CRT monitors with comparable viewing areas.