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post #1 of 10
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I have searched forums everywhere with still no answer so thought I'd give it a try here.

I am running what you can see in my signature, I want to FSX to recognise I want to display 3840 x 1080 using 2 monitors.

I can open a new window and put another view on the 2nd monitor, but I want one large picture stretching across both monitors...

can anyone here advice how to acheive this?

many thanks
post #2 of 10
If you had an ati card this would be impossibly simple due to eyefinity biggrin.gif (infact I'm running it like that now).

Does Nvidia surround not have an option to create an array of monitors that act as 1 big monitor? Or does it only work with games?
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For some reason NVidia surround only works is SLI, so you need 2 GPU's for this, the option in NVidia control panel with 1 GPU isn't there???
post #4 of 10
You could go back to windows XP, it worked like a charm.
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Aye, but NVidia don't support 3D in XP... so I can have either 3D or dual screen at the moment... catch 22! LOL
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Originally Posted by tyron2000;13759763 
For some reason NVidia surround only works is SLI, so you need 2 GPU's for this, the option in NVidia control panel with 1 GPU isn't there???

reason = nvidia cards only have 2 RAMDAC which only supports 2 monitors at a time. the dual chip gpu might be an exception though.
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Didn't know people actually used 3d... is it thuper thweet?
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if the "Span displays with Surround" option under "Configure SLI, PhysX, Surround" is not there, then you can't
    
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I do that with the VM mode biggrin.gif
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Windows is cutting edge technology 20 years in the making... yet is lacks so many seemingly fundamental features. I rant a lot about Windows because I get angry when I have to use it.
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