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post #1 of 10
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Hey guys how do you game on dual screens? Is it possible? What do I have to do? Do omly certain games allow it?

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post #2 of 10
Not sure, i have tried playing flight simulator and call of duty 4 with dual monitors, i hate the gap in the middle so i didnt keep it. I would think most people with dual monitors use dualview, game is in one monitor, other can be used for teamspeak, IM stuff, etc
post #3 of 10
I wouldnt recommend dual screen gaming unless your playing a racing game, or a flight simulator. All you need to Do is plug both screens into your video card and set them up to be used as one large horizontal screen, via your CP.
    
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post #4 of 10
Tri Screens would be cool.. Can i Un-SLI my cards and run 3 screens?
post #5 of 10
Dual screen gaming is irratating. Tri screen is great
post #6 of 10
If you have SLI look @ a matrox triple head to go. With that you can split the image between all 3 monitors and not loose your performance of sli.
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post #7 of 10
I believe supreme commander supports two monitors .
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post #8 of 10
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OK well I figured out how to get dual screen gaming and it works for me because I have 2 matching LCD's with about an inch gap between each screen.

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post #9 of 10
I want to do triple maybe not not just a splitter threw matrox. I want it to be a view from an angel on the 2 side screens like visions of from front, slightly left and right, not a huge long single directional screen
post #10 of 10
Using softth ( http://www.kegetys.net/SoftTH/ ) you can play most games across three screens for a surround setup, as long as you have three monitor outputs. No expensive matrox triplehead part needed, and if I remember right higher resolutions are supported than the matrox allows.

You can also set it up to use two monitors, with one as the center and one as left or right. This is obviously a bit lopsided, but it eliminates the problem of the bezel cutting through the center of the screen.
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