I'd say 90% of the people here uses an active matrix (TFT) LCD. VGA screens are much better but they are expensive. I wouldn't recommend getting a Pyle LCD, as the tech support is non-existant and I had a problem with the +12v on mine. I've never heard anything bad about Clarion though. If you are doing GPS you may want to look into a VGA LCD as the text is usually clearer, but a TFT screen should pull it off. As for MP3, DVD, and Windows a TFT screen will be fine.