I purchased a T420 with all the bells and whistles about 5 months ago and was extremely disappointed the MOMENT I first used it due to the awful grainy, cheap display made by AUO that served as a constant reminder to me that I was foolish for trusting that choosing an upgraded display option from a company like Lenovo would mean I would get at lease at decent product in return for my money. Long story short, after doing a considerable amount of research on the topic (I read all the threads), I concluded that even though I was really mad about what happened, there was nothing that could be done: http://forum.notebookreview.com/7437917-post2.html About a month ago I dropped my T420 (which was in a sleeve) from about 4 ft in the air. Upon opening it, I discovered the AUO panel that I so despised was shattered. Talk about fate. I found a vendor selling the LG (matte only) on amazon (for about $90): Amazon.com: LG PHILIPS LP140WD2(TL)(B1) LAPTOP LCD SCREEN 14.0" WXGA++ LED DIODE (SUBSTITUTE REPLACEMENT LCD SCREEN ONLY. NOT A LAPTOP ): Electronics I carefully removed the bezel w/ the help of patience and a credit card: LCD bezel assembly removal - Thinkpad T420 and T420i Unscrewed the (4) screws holding the broken AUO panel, and proceeded to install the LG I had purchased: LCD panel and LCD cable removal and installation - Thinkpad T420 and T420i I fired up my T420, and for the first time, was actually satisfied with what I had bought. The bezel is a little loose in one area, but this is really a MINOR tradeoff all things considered. The LG screen is comparable in contrast, viewing angles, and color spectrum to the AUO. However, unlike the AUO, it does not (at all) have any of the disappointing griddy or screen door effects which have made the T420s notorious.