It was a truly sad day last night when I retired my Dell 24" ultrasharp.
But it's successor is freakin' awesome!
Had a 5% off Microcenter coupon and broke down and got the Auria 27" 2560x1440 IPS monitor with DVI, HDMI, Displayport, and speakers.
Stand is a little short but the display is glorious!
$399 plus tax at Microcenter:
I know I paid a premium BUT I got $20 off and I could return it in 15 days (if I got a dead pixel).