"A03 version: issues fixed, gorgeous"5.0 starson by Barfinator
Pros: issues in firmware A01 fixed, sharp text and true gradients
Cons: none that I know of yet
Summary: I did a ton of research before selecting a 24-inch monitor. Like many other users, I was disappointed that the early 2407 models sucked so bar compared to the 2405. However, I also noticed users of the A03 firmware revision seemed happy. Well, mine arrived, and the text is sharp, and there are no vertical or horizontal banding issues. To make the most of the text, Google Cleartype and set your cleartype settings to your taste) (you'll need to do this in Internet Explorer, won't work in Firefox). I also used the settings in my ATI videocard to turn the brightness and contrast down some. I am very happy with this purchase, since it is a real improvement over my 19" inch Dell CRT, which served faithfully for 5 years. I'm 42 and these eyes are thankful for the extra contrast and resolution offered by the Dell. I think you will be very happy with this purchase.