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Span mode in vista on a 5850??

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Is there anyway i can have my 2 monitors be recognized as 1 big monitor?? would like to game on both screens but not sure if this is doable in vista without buying a $100+ hardware connector
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Your graphics card supports eyefinity..

Go into Vision Engine Control Center and Click on the eyefinity tab.
It should be self explanatory from there.
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generally doing Eyefinity on 2 monitors is undesirable, but no you do not need any special connectors for 2 monitor Eyefinity. 3 monitor yes, 2 monitor only needs DVI inputs.

Though I find it undesirable for most games since your character is in the middle of the screen or your target hair etc.

Go into Catalyst control Center and go into I think desktop configuration, and right click one of the displays, and say Create group. Then Select whichever you want and tada Eyefinity.
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ahh alright thanks guys, i just want more so that my clock and sidebar will be on the right screen, but gaming too
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