Originally Posted by crainger
You will be able to use 720p just fine, BUT your monitor will scale the image up, and it may look kinda bad. To see how bad set your PC desktop to 720p and see how bad the text looks. The 360 I believe does scale games and it looks ok on most PC monitors.
The 360 has a dedicated hardware scaler, works both ways. Sony implemented something less elegant in the PS3.