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This seems like it would be a noob question but I dont have two monitors. The one I do have can only run int 1280 x1024 max and I found another one that can run the same resoulution and same size. If I hook them both up to a 465gtx can I run as a single screen for gaming? Kinda like a widescreen?
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The center bezel would distract you from the xhairs or whatever else is in the center of the game.

Tbh, I run two monitors, and have one with the game on it, and the other with a web browser or netflix open.
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yes you can do it but it will look retarded. i have 2 screens myself. i game on the the first then I have my web broswer, msn etc. on the other while gaming
 
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post #4 of 14
For a two monitor setup, use one to game, the other to keep your diagnostics or whatever you want. You want gaming on multiple monitors? Three is where its at and starts
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Exactly what the first two said, I game fullscreen on my left monitor with Vent/Browsers/Yahoo IM open on other.
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The only other option is to got three screens, then the center one is the main..
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LOL....it'll look weird when you want to do dual monitor setup for gaming...just save up some money and grab another monitor...
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by MrPotato53 View Post
LOL....it'll look weird when you want to do dual monitor setup for gaming...just save up some money and grab another monitor...
i have a 3rd screen lying around, however i wouldn't know how to set a game up over three screens
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by L1eutenant View Post
i have a 3rd screen lying around, however i wouldn't know how to set a game up over three screens
Use this to setup the hardware:

http://www.nvidia.com/object/3dv-sys...echnology.html

Once Surround is enable and if the game supports large resolutions, you change it in the game's settings.
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