I just tried hooking up a 17'' flat panel dell monitor to my MBP. the dell monitor has resolutions capable of 1280X1024. Im trying to add a little screen real estate. However, it just doesnt look right. for example, The text in itunes looks blurry. I tried calibrating it many times and it still doesnt seem to come out looking right. Now my eyes are all messed up and even my MBP display looks wierd to me because all the calibrating made my eyes a little f'd up. My question is does anyone have experience with this? What do i have to do to get it so i will actually use it. I will not use it with it looking like this because it sorta strains my eyes. any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.