1920 X 1200 Dell 24" wide screen LCD, very legible
Having used the full resolution of my monitor so I can have multiple windows and even programs open without overlapping, or palettes off to one side without blocking my image window, there is no way I'd want to go back to a smaller screen (or resolution).
Having read all the previous submissions, it would appear that CNET readers mostly have poor eyesight, and would rather buy a large monitor and drop the resolution than get glasses. I'm not going to even guess at their reasons, but it makes no sense to me.
What they don't understand is that with large LCD monitors with reduced resolution, the text looks very fuzzy, leading to eyestrain, whereas with proper glasses, even a small screen with a high resolution would look sharp and legible for much longer sessions.
Best bet is get glasses especially for the distance they view their monitors, and then they can get all the advantage of the full screen area.
While CRT monitors are not only cheaper and scale much better, it is still a waste to lower resolution and have to scroll all over, much as the post that recommended the 4-in-1 setting, where he sees only a quarter of his desktop at any one time and has to scroll vertically and horizontally to see it all, even without considering the web pages and other windows where you need to scroll even within your desktop.
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