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using 2 19" 12x10, want a 24" 19x12 to go in the middle, but not untill OLED hits the shelves.
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When I can buy two near-paper-thin 24" wide screen OLCD screens and then seemlessly join them side by side while using a resolution of 3840 x 1200 on my computer games, then I'll get two monitors. But, until games make fantastic use of them, I'll stick with just one.
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I'm planning on eventually getting another 20" WS to pair with my current one, but it's down on my list of priorities and up there on cost, so it won't be very soon. It'd be nice though.
post #34 of 39
2 monitors?

pfff - 3 for me

Nowt beats 4240*1050
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Originally Posted by MESeidel View Post
wont work.
no way you get 3 screens to work in SLI.
Non SLI wont allow you to run the game on more than 1 screen.

It is a Matrox solution.
That is the reason why Matrox still sells products.
-> read my previous post ;o)
Hmm, I have two Asus 3870X2 TOP cards...total of 8dvi outs...I can't speak for SLI working more than 1 screen though I have heard that it can in fact work from a reputable tech.

As for quad-x-fire...it will work just fine...this I know for sure...as for hooking all 8 up 4 bottom & 4 top i don't know yet if x-fire would work as such...but for sure 2 do.
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I use a 26" WS as my primary display and an old 17" crt as my secondary. The larger monitor can hold its own, but an additional monitor is really a nice supplement.
I just lost support for the second monitor when I switched to Fedora 9 (until new drivers come out), but it's not too bad since I can at least switch workspaces now.
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you run a data center or something? that's the only place i've seen a many-monitor setup.

i wouldn't want more than one at home (well, one per computer). especially in games, having that break in the view
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Overkill is a dirty word. Shame on you for uttering it's pathetic and useless name.
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I don't think so. Dual monitors are great for playing a game in one screen and having all your monitoring apps, internet, music, and etc on the other screen.
I *think* he was suggesting that spanning the game over multi-mons = fail.

I often play a (mmorpg) game on my main mon and have a crappy lil mon to view forums, guides etc

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{{SHADOWRUNNER340)) you run a data center or something? that's the only place i've seen a many-monitor setup.

i wouldn't want more than one at home (well, one per computer). especially in games, having that break in the view
Multi-Mons are also incredibly useful for studio-apps like Cubase, Nuendo etc. (score in one mon... mixer in second mon... effects in third mon etc.)
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