as outlined in this test panel article. TC.
"All eight 19in panels have a native resolution of 1,280 x 1,024 - the same as most 17in screens. This means you're not gaining any Desktop real estate, merely that everything's slightly larger, owing to a bigger pixel pitch. Plus, the lowest response time is 25ms - some 17in panels (and the 20in Sharp here) offer 16ms for reduced ghosting and lag in videos and games...."