The AOC 712Swsa-1 17-inch widescreen monitor represents the ultimate performance in the widescreen product category. It is packed with features that will increase your productivity. It has a slim bezel design optimized for multi-display setups. It has 250 cd/m2 high brightness, 500:1 contrast ratio, and 170/160 degrees wide viewing angle for superb image clarity from any viewing position. Its 1440 x 900 16:10 widescreen resolution enables viewing of side by side applications which eliminates the need to toggle between them. It also enables viewing of more columns when working with tables or spreadsheets. Its built-in stereo speakers complete the 712Swsa-1's feature set.The 712Swsa-1 works with Windows Vista. Its widescreen format takes advantage of Microsoft Vista's features such as the Windows Sidebar, which is a pane on the side of the desktop that organizes gadgets and makes them easy to access.Whether you're a top industry professional or just want the best price/performance in a monitor, the 712Swsa-1 is your choice.