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Can you independently change the resolution of 2 monitors with an Nvidia card?

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My work colleagues were telling me you can't do this but they all use ATI cards and so do I. I'm looking into upgrading sometime soon and I have two monitors of different sizes and resolutions. Thanks in advance!
   
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Yes, I'm not sure why your colleagues would tell you that, I don't think I've ever seen a video card that its not possible to change the resolution independently
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post #3 of 11
Why don''t you go and try it? If your desktop is extended, and not Mirrored or anything, you should have no problem with switching the resolution of each display independently.
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If they are running ATI cards they might be talking about Eyefinity, as all 3 monitors must be the same resolution to run Eyefinity.
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Originally Posted by ThirtySixNights View Post
If they are running ATI cards they might be talking about Eyefinity, as all 3 monitors must be the same resolution to run Eyefinity.
Nope. Eyefinity = connecting 3 monitors to a single ATI/AMD card 5000 series or higher.

What you mean is monitor grouping. Making all monitors "one".
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post #6 of 11
They are wrong, it is possible. I would take a screenshot and show it to you right now (perhaps for you to show to your colleagues, I don't know), but unfortunately I can't since I haven't got my second monitor in my new apartment so you're just going to have to trust me on this one.
    
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post #7 of 11
Sure you can.

I have two monitors. One is set to 2560x1600 and the other one at 1280x1024.
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post #8 of 11

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i own 3 monitors, all different size and resolution all independently change resolutions
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Yup I been doing it at my office for years. I have a 1280x1024 and 1680x1050 in portrait mode on an 8800GT. Works great.
    
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