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how to run 3 displays on a 8800gt

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is there a program that will let me run all three of my displays(2monitors and a tv) at the same time, or is there a way to do it in the nvidia control panel
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I'm almost certain there is a piece of third party software, but i can't for the life of me remember what it's called...


Google found it: Triple Head to Go



Try that out.


Or you could find yourself a cheapo second graphics card and run your tv off that?

Edit - Unless you've got a spare $300 (for TripleHead), i'd go with the second cheapo card, and have the screen that does the least work plugged into it.

Edited by wigseryc - 5/26/08 at 2:14am
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can i run 2 vid cards at the same time without sli or crossfire?

and i have been trying ultramon, can u tell me how?
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you can only run 1 monitor in SLI. so if you have 2 cards then you can do 4 monitors without SLI.
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but if he does that would the screens just appear like replicates or would he be able to modify them so he can like drag a box around the 4 screens.
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but if he does that would the screens just appear like replicates or would he be able to modify them so he can like drag a box around the 4 screens.
he could have 4 independant monitors with 4 differet resolutions. it will not clone them.
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and i have been trying ultramon, can u tell me how?
I'm prety sure Ultramon wont do what you want.. It's a software thingy, you need hardware to get a third monitor.

If you add another graphics card, you will be able to have up to 4 independently configurable monitors.
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Just be careful in you video card choices. You can not run two different Nvidia or two different ATI drivers at the same time, though you can run Nvidia/ATI/3DFX/S3/or whatever together.
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linuz has native support for 4 monitors. they all are individual screens
    
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