Even though most people assume mobile is the best way to do computing [tablets, phones, and laptops] it is still true that a desktop machine has capabilities and situations that make it easier to get your work done.
But that’s an article for another day.
Here is an article about the things you want to look at when buying a computer monitor. It includes simple, clear explanations about the specs you’ll run into [like ports, pixels, LCD types, etc.] along with some thoughts on when you’d need what.
It’s well worth the read if you are looking into a monitor – whether for your desktop machine or for adding to your laptop.