Can an LCD Monitor display 1080p?

This is my first post, sorry if the topic has been posted before. With the upcoming launch of the PS3, i've started looking around for a LCD TV uner 26" that will be able to display true HD (1920 x 1080p) . A few have been launched of late but they are way out of my reach and way too big so i started to look at LCD monitors instead. Please correct me if i'm worng, but let's say a 24" LCD monitor with a max. resolution of 1920 x 1200 (16:10) should be able to display 1080p (16:9)? my assumption is that the max. resolution of the monitor exceeds that of true HD so it should be able to display it correctly. have i got it all wrong? many thanks in advance!
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  1. Dell's 2405FPW has high quality decoder circuitry and does all modes fine.
  2. So it is true that LCD computer monitors can display 1080?
  3. at least some can. I suspect if they can do the res or above, than that LCD should work.
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    So it is true that LCD computer monitors can display 1080?

    The monitors will usually say what they support. Some are 720p internal but will scale the 1080p signal down to 720p. In such cases you are only seeing 720p quality even though the monitor can handle a 1080p input.
  5. the LCD monitor i'm looking to purchase (dell 2405FPW) has a native resolution of 1920 x 1200. This won't be scaled down will it? The max. resolution is better 1920 x 1080
  6. The 2405FPW runs 1080 fine.
  7. I guess there's nothing stopping me now fro getting the monitor, thanks for you help!
  8. What about the Acer Ferrari F-20?
  9. Yeah Hell My 17.4 Silicong Graphics 1600sw Wide-Screen Can Handle 1080i (Abiet Not Smooth Due To The Scaling Electronics Not The Panel Itself) But Officially Supports 720p
  10. Why only 1080i? assuming that you screen has a higher resolution than 1920 x 1080 shouldn't it be able to display 1080p? aren't LCD computer monitors progressive scan anyway?
  11. Not Sure, Mine Officially Maxxes At 1600x1024
  12. yeah, i think your one supports 720p but it upscales to get 1080i
  13. Exactly (Your Right On The Money)
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