Re: LED vs LCD monitors
R... for desktop i have no battery life concerns. The best monitors with most colors that are matte finish are mostly (almost exclusively) LCD w/o LED backlight. i haven't seen too many LED monitors in person or on paper that outspec the U2410 for example, nevermind it's baby brother. I'm using the previous model and it does 128% colors, white is white, black is black, etc.
Now for laptops, movies or other stuff unrelated to photos then i wouldn't rule out an LED but it gets a lot of hype because it's taking over notebooks due to battery saving.
I guess ultimately i'd choose screen finish (matte) and color gamut and panel type over "LED". I wouldn't rule out an LED but i haven't found one i'd want at this time for my desktop ... glen