Monitor resolution refers to the level of image detail that can be reproduced. Figure 1 is a chart of common monitor resolutions. Higher resolution settings produce better image quality. Several factors are involved in monitor resolution:

Monitors have controls for adjusting the quality of the image. Here are some common monitor settings:

Adding additional monitors can increase work efficiency. The added monitors allow you to expand the size of the desktop so you can view more open windows. Many computers have built-in support for multiple monitors. See Figure 2 for more information about configuring multiple monitors.