Most budget computer displays (Under $200) on the market have ventilation holes on the back. Its hard to find a budget display with no ventilation holes, like smartphones are. Are there any monitors like this, or brands that have similar designs?

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    What do you understand as "Budget"? Under €100? Under €200? Please add a budget
    – Irsu85
    Commented Apr 28, 2022 at 12:44
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    Within 200 bucks
    – Ya Y
    Commented Apr 28, 2022 at 14:14
  • Can I ask why you don't want ventilation?
    – Alphy13
    Commented Jun 14, 2022 at 20:03
  • @Alphy13 it doesn't look good, dust gets in, harder to wipe.
    – Ya Y
    Commented Jun 15, 2022 at 2:10

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Monitors, like all electronics, produce heat. The cheapest way to get rid of this heat is to provide a path for the hot air to rise and cool air to flow in and across the device.

The only monitors I have seen without ventilation are portable ones like this. It is currently $170 when you apply the coupon. If you search "portable monitor" you will find plenty more like this.

I would highly recommend using separate speakers. You are not likely to get anything worth listening to out of a "budget" monitor. External speakers are both higher quality, and cheaper.

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