Dell UltraSharp 1901FP
At a Glance
Our 1901FP came with an optional speaker module that pumped out far more powerful and convincing sound than we typically hear from monitor-mounted speakers; it also included two headphone ports. If you don't require this extra feature, you can forgo the module and save $29.
Dell's thorough documentation--which comes in printed form and on a CD-ROM--describes the monitor and its on-screen controls in detail. A quick-start card guides you through basic setup, and a brief troubleshooting section at the back of the manual helps you diagnose problems.
Dell offers the 1901FP with PCs that have ATI- and NVidia-based graphics cards and drivers that can rotate images from landscape to portrait mode. If you purchase the monitor separately and your graphics card driver doesn't have this rotation capability, you will need to spend about $50 on software from a company such as