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How to enable dual monitors ro act as one? GTX 570?

post #1 of 11
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How can I get these 2 1600x1200 monitors to act as one with my 570? I have searched and searched and have not found any answers.
I would like this effect to carry onto games aswell.

Thank you.
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I wouldn't game with dual monitors for the bezels would be right in the middle. For instance your crosshair (if your playing fps) would be where the bezels are.
    
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What kind of games are you playing on it?

If you think about it, each monitor will display one half of the game. If you're playing an FPS.. your crosshair is going to be split in half between the monitors. It's why most setups for games are typically 3 screens or more.
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I would just really like to know how to extend the second monitor so they act as 1 in a complete widescreen array. Games are secondary.
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In that case, I use a program called Ultramon. They have a free trial you can use also when your trial expires. Just reinstall it. The expansion button should be where the minimize window is.
    
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post #6 of 11
So you want an Eyefinity-like effect, where your desktop resolution would be 3200x1200?
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post #7 of 11
What you long for is on the other side. Eyefinity.

Maybe nvidia surrpund can do it too, i don't know.
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post #8 of 11
If its not for games... why not just extend your desktop? I don't understand the purpose behind this.
post #9 of 11
I don't mean to be rude, but having 2 monitors is so affective only because the 2 monitors act as 2 different displays. Combining them into one would almost defeat the purpose tongue.gif

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Sorry for not actually answering the question at hand.
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post #10 of 11
I am with them on the "what exactly do you mean" question, lol.

If you mean you want to extend your monitor, just hold windows key+P. Then choose the extend option.

If you want dual wallpaper support, mentioned before would be Ultramon. I use it, and I love it. It also provides you another small task bar on the second monitor if you want. Ultramon will also allow you to open windows across both of your screens (like Firefox, or notepad for example).
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