Like televisions, the marketing blurb for computer monitors is frequently full of red herrings. The Viewsonic VX2451mh-LED claims to offer a frankly ridiculous 20,000,000:1 contrast ratio, which should give it blacks darker than the charred heart of Satan himself. we don’t think this budget 24in 1080p monitor will quite reach such deliciously demonic depths, but the truth isn’t too bad either.
The Viewsonic VX2451mh-LED is a budget monitor with a TN-type panel, common to the vast majority of affordable computer screens. Its connectivity and design are good for the price though.Happy to double-up as a display for your Xbox 360 or PS3 as well as a computer, there are two HDMI sockets on its back as well as a good VGA connector. The front is glossy black plastic, surrounded by a non-glossy plastic border. This simple design is spoilt a little by the conspicuous “LED”, “HDMI”, “1080p” bright white logos, and the similarly bright control markings on the right side of the bezel