The most display resolution of the HP ap5000 is 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 40% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is actually the worst display resolution amongst all similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago.
The best display resolution amongst comparable types of PC screen is 1920 x 1080 pixels.
If the display resolution of this flatpanel monitor is too few for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung LT19B300 (1366 x 768 and cheaper), or the Eizo FlexScan S1933H (1280 x 1024 and cheaper).