I'm thinking about buying a 22" TFT monitor and all those I've looked at have a native resolution of 1680*1050.
However the manual for my basic nVidia Geforce Sparkle 8400GS graphics card (with latest drivers) lists loads of different resolutions right up to 2048*1536 but not 1680*1050 - the nearest is 1600*900 or 1600*1200.
Now I'm not sure what to do. Can someone explain to me if it is possible to use a 22" monitor with that card please?
If its for games you will need a newer video card. A 8400GS cannot handle games very well even at low resolutions. You can create your own resolutions in the nvidia control panel. I use the classic display mode and it under "Manage custom resolutions". Should be a similar option in the new display mode.