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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.
Yes you can. It sometimes takes some driver tweaking

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linuz has native support for 4 monitors. they all are individual screens
XP and Vista natively support up to like 8 monitors. However, you need drivers to utilize any advance feature of cards.
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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.
He wants to use 3 monitors, 2 via the DVI ports, one via the S-video, Ultramon will work for him.
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He wants to use 3 monitors, 2 via the DVI ports, one via the S-video, Ultramon will work for him.

Ahh forgot about the DVI port.. I stand corrected (said the man wearing the orthopedic shoes).

I need to work my way around Ultramon a bit more i think.
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Ahh forgot about the DVI port.. I stand corrected (said the man wearing the orthopedic shoes).

I need to work my way around Ultramon a bit more i think.
Ultramon is a great little app I got bored once an spanned CS:S over my 22' Gateway, 19' Rosewill, and 20' TV. Sure it was dreadful to actually try and use but it did look cool!
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how did you do it?
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