The cinema and thunderbolt displays are expensive. As such, I'm thinking about a third party display to attach to my MacBook. I currently have a Dell 24" monitor, but the color is waaaay off. The IT guy at work was telling me about this other 27" monitor that has the number of pixels and IPS, just like the 27" iMac. (I'm still wondering about color temperature etc.)
So, are there any third party monitors that are similar, if not identical (casing and stand/mount aside) to the Thunderbolt display?