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Monitor Recommendation Equivalent to Apple Thunderbolt Display?

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Could anyone recommend a good monitor that has resolution and performance characteristics similar to Apple's Thunderbolt display? I'd use an actual Thunderbolt display (going to be using a Gigabyte Thunderbolt MB) but the display is going to be driven by an EVGA GeForce 680 GPU. Primary uses are gaming and design work.

Many thanks in advance!
 
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Achieva Shimian, Yamakasi Catleap...etc on eBay.
 
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Take a look at these generic IPS screens - lot of positive chatter about them and they are around a third the price of the Cinema display
 
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Fascinating... I didn't even know those existed. Is there any one particular model that rises to the top? Also, are there any available in silver? i'd like to make a build that's as Mac-like as possible.

EDIT: Both of the model listed above apparently come in white as an option, but I'm not finding silver.
 
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I think they are not available in silver. :)
 
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Well I can always go all black... It's just not very Mac-ish. I figure that if I'm going to spend some money on this thing then at least I could avoid making it look like everything else out there. :p
 
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Why? The white isn't enough silver?:mrgreen:
 
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They have been become cheaper since that article.

A Catleap is $250...:eek:
 
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