The Samsung TC242W has an LCD display type which is better than most comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to it. Most new medium monitors have an LED display type.
This PC screen's display type (LCD) is actually the worst display type amongst all PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the TC242W.
An LED display type is the best display type amongst comparable types of PC screen.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LCD Display currently available including cheaper PC screens such as the LG 27UD68P-B ($439.99).
If the display type of this LCD screen is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the 34UC88 ($749.99) (LED), or the 27UD88-W ($599.00) (LED) both from LG or the Samsung LS34E790C (LED).