Originally Posted by pscates2.0
Yeah, I may not need a $300 monitor. I'd like something decent, for sure. But I'm certainly not needing anything in the $600+ neighborhood. I do vector illustration, and less of it now than ever, so my demands aren't super high end (no serious video or imaging/photo-based work, I don't game at all, etc.).
Keep in mind that since 10.14 Mojave, macOS isn't that great at text rendering on non-Retina displays. They by and large got rid of subpixel anti-aliasing, which doesn't matter as much on Retina displays, but looks kinda meh otherwise.