Tell me sfdoddsy, are you a fan of ClearType screen fonts? On that WUXGA Sony of yours, do you prefer to have it on ClearType or Standard.
To change go here http://www.microsoft.com/typography/ClearTypeInfo.mspx
Display Properties>Appearance>Effects...>Use the following method to smooth the edges of screen fonts (check or uncheck box; drop down menu 'Standard' or 'Cleartype')
What setting sees the best results? Could you post a 'Print Screen' screen shot of...