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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by sexybastard View Post
i dont know about that man. i was able to get CS:S on both of my screens back when I had a 6600GT.

I just had select the correct resolution in the menu to get it on both screens.
So you had to look at a bezel when you were playing??? Or you just had the same image on two screens?
post #12 of 24
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edit: nvm
To late, he quoted it.
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post #13 of 24
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i'm soo confused

So is it impossible to run a game on two screens with only 1 Nvidia card? Only the red team can do it right? i saw a vid of some guy running 2 screens with an ATi card so i nvidia was also capable of such wizardry.
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post #14 of 24
I ran 2 screens on my 5770....just had the xhair problem
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ikr

Jesus Christ Comps ninja'd me that son of a
post #16 of 24
You can run 2 screens yes. Can you game on two screens and have it span accross, yes. But you'll end up looking at the bezel rather than the screen, it'll be crap dude.

Comps
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So you had to look at a bezel when you were playing??? Or you just had the same image on two screens?
yeah it was stupid as hell. half the crossair on one screen and the other half on the other screen. I only had it like that for 20 min since my K;D was getting obliterated lol

but I am just saying i've been able to get a game to play on two monitors with a friggin 6600GT. I am pretty sure you can still do it. You will need to have the same res for both monitors you might have to alter the game res in the cfg file but its possible. also you need to make sure you are under extended display instead of clone or anything else.
post #18 of 24
All of the supreme commander games will use both monitors; I wish more RTSes did! Who needs a minimap?
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post #19 of 24
you don't want to play on two screens.....trust me i tried ......it's stupid and you can't aim in fps since the crosshair is behind the bezels
    
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post #20 of 24
Yes 2 screens will work on a single nV card, but no you don't want to do it with the vast majority of games because your focus will be on something that's split with an inch of nothingness (bezels) between the two halves.

Only diff between Red and Green in regards to multi-monitor support is that you need two nV cards in SLi to do 3 monitors, whereas one AMD card can support 3 monitors.

W/only two monitors the ability is identical w/either company. And that ability ... is bad.
    
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