Excerpt: HP’s new 27-inch 2709m is considerably larger than the rest of these displays; it’s also more expensive ($400). The 2709m offers the same native resolution as the rest of the field, so it spreads the same number of pixels over a much larger area. As a result, DisplayMate’s high-resolution sample photos looked just a bit softer than they did on the smaller monitors. The HP also did a poor job of rendering very small text.
Pros: Large display; great performance when watching Blu-ray or gaming; two HDMI inputs.
Cons: Small text rendered very poorly; distracting reflection.