Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Monitors and Displays › 2 Monitors?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

2 Monitors? - Page 3

post #21 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by weezymagic View Post
print screen button.

@lattyware
-gotcha. i got confused. thank you.
It takes a picture of your entire desktop. So if you have two monitors it looks like this (<- a raw, completely unedited screen shot using Print Screen).
Edited by mrtn400 - 6/9/08 at 2:00am
Cataclysm
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 GA-EP45-UD3P Rev. 1.0 Sapphire 4850 4x 2GB DDR2-1066 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD1600AAJS Random IDE Sony DVD Burner Tuniq Tower 120 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
6x 120mm Scythe SY1225SL12SH Fans Thermalright T-RAD2 2x 92mm Scythe DFS922512M-PWM Fans Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Acer 19" @ 1400x900 Sceptre 19" @ 1280x1024 Cherry G81-7000LPAUS-2 (MY Switches) Corsair 650TX 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Antec 900 Razer Diamondback 3G A black one with a cat in a hammock Asus Xonar D1 
  hide details  
Reply
Cataclysm
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 GA-EP45-UD3P Rev. 1.0 Sapphire 4850 4x 2GB DDR2-1066 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD1600AAJS Random IDE Sony DVD Burner Tuniq Tower 120 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
6x 120mm Scythe SY1225SL12SH Fans Thermalright T-RAD2 2x 92mm Scythe DFS922512M-PWM Fans Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Acer 19" @ 1400x900 Sceptre 19" @ 1280x1024 Cherry G81-7000LPAUS-2 (MY Switches) Corsair 650TX 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Antec 900 Razer Diamondback 3G A black one with a cat in a hammock Asus Xonar D1 
  hide details  
Reply
post #22 of 56
i have my main 19" monitor and my 52" tv for movies while im working. its pretty nice to have dual monitors.
Lurking Ninja
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 D0 3849B203 4.0GHz/1.164 Evga X58 Classified E759/Koolance X58/BIX 120 TRI SLI GTX 285s.** 6GB 3x2 OCZ Gold 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD3200AAKS (RAID0), 1tb AALS Samsumg Wrigtmaster Sb 204/182 Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Gateway HD2401 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 V1 Corsair HX1000W Modded Rocketfish Logitech MX Revolution 
Mouse Pad
soft cotton? 
  hide details  
Reply
Lurking Ninja
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 D0 3849B203 4.0GHz/1.164 Evga X58 Classified E759/Koolance X58/BIX 120 TRI SLI GTX 285s.** 6GB 3x2 OCZ Gold 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD3200AAKS (RAID0), 1tb AALS Samsumg Wrigtmaster Sb 204/182 Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Gateway HD2401 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 V1 Corsair HX1000W Modded Rocketfish Logitech MX Revolution 
Mouse Pad
soft cotton? 
  hide details  
Reply
post #23 of 56
Thread Starter 
now, i currently have a dell 22 inch widescreen.
if i want to add a second monitor to expand my desktop and watch tv. could i do that?
im kinda new to in depth pc use so go easy on me.

can i just get a tv tuner card and a second monitor. hook the monitor up. run dualies. watch tv and move it to the second monitor

^^yes i did post that already but i wanted insight
White Lantern
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i-5 3570k ASRock Z77 Extreme6 Samsung 2x4gb  Samsung 830 128Gb SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD 1Tb Caviar Blue WD 2Tb Caviar Black Samsung dvd Stock fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium auria 27" 1440p Razer Black Widow OCZ 1000W ZX Series 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 White Razer Deathadder Razer Vespula On Board 
  hide details  
Reply
White Lantern
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i-5 3570k ASRock Z77 Extreme6 Samsung 2x4gb  Samsung 830 128Gb SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD 1Tb Caviar Blue WD 2Tb Caviar Black Samsung dvd Stock fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium auria 27" 1440p Razer Black Widow OCZ 1000W ZX Series 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 White Razer Deathadder Razer Vespula On Board 
  hide details  
Reply
post #24 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by weezymagic View Post
now, i currently have a dell 22 inch widescreen.
if i want to add a second monitor to expand my desktop and watch tv. could i do that?
im kinda new to in depth pc use so go easy on me.

can i just get a tv tuner card and a second monitor. hook the monitor up. run dualies. watch tv and move it to the second monitor

^^yes i did post that already but i wanted insight
ya from what i hear its pretty simple. but why not just use a TV for that then. i have all my movies on here and i watch them from my computer so ya.
Lurking Ninja
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 D0 3849B203 4.0GHz/1.164 Evga X58 Classified E759/Koolance X58/BIX 120 TRI SLI GTX 285s.** 6GB 3x2 OCZ Gold 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD3200AAKS (RAID0), 1tb AALS Samsumg Wrigtmaster Sb 204/182 Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Gateway HD2401 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 V1 Corsair HX1000W Modded Rocketfish Logitech MX Revolution 
Mouse Pad
soft cotton? 
  hide details  
Reply
Lurking Ninja
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 D0 3849B203 4.0GHz/1.164 Evga X58 Classified E759/Koolance X58/BIX 120 TRI SLI GTX 285s.** 6GB 3x2 OCZ Gold 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD3200AAKS (RAID0), 1tb AALS Samsumg Wrigtmaster Sb 204/182 Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Gateway HD2401 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 V1 Corsair HX1000W Modded Rocketfish Logitech MX Revolution 
Mouse Pad
soft cotton? 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25 of 56
yes
post #26 of 56
coming from a professional environment where, emails,remote desktops,having ad open most of the day. 2 monitors don't cut it i have 3 there all 17" dell and i couldn't do 1/2 of my work w/o them.

at home i have my 37" lcd tv/ monitor and 22" for gaming.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
OSMonitor
Win7 Dell 37" Lcd 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
OSMonitor
Win7 Dell 37" Lcd 
  hide details  
Reply
post #27 of 56
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by G|F.E.A.D|Killa View Post
ya from what i hear its pretty simple. but why not just use a TV for that then. i have all my movies on here and i watch them from my computer so ya.
the reason i want to do it is because if i can then i dont need a tv (for my college years) because i use my pc most of the time for movies and gaming.
might as well watch tv on it too. it would be easier watching tv next to browsing the internet versus turning my head anytime i wanna see some on tv.

how do you manage two screens and one desktop? how do you have two dif backgrounds?
White Lantern
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i-5 3570k ASRock Z77 Extreme6 Samsung 2x4gb  Samsung 830 128Gb SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD 1Tb Caviar Blue WD 2Tb Caviar Black Samsung dvd Stock fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium auria 27" 1440p Razer Black Widow OCZ 1000W ZX Series 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 White Razer Deathadder Razer Vespula On Board 
  hide details  
Reply
White Lantern
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i-5 3570k ASRock Z77 Extreme6 Samsung 2x4gb  Samsung 830 128Gb SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD 1Tb Caviar Blue WD 2Tb Caviar Black Samsung dvd Stock fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium auria 27" 1440p Razer Black Widow OCZ 1000W ZX Series 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 White Razer Deathadder Razer Vespula On Board 
  hide details  
Reply
post #28 of 56
Doing alot of Photoshop work, with website design, I find it helpful, just refreshing pages etc on the other monitor. I also find it useful for programming, again, similar situation, but tool etc on the other monitor.

Also, when im just reading, or posting, I watch tv on the other monitor

Like this (see attachment)
Me Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6300 @ 3.22ghz Asus P5K PRO ATI 4870 1gb 3GB PC2-6400 OCZ Reapers HPC 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
280gb WD Sony DVD-rw Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit 22 + 17 TFT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Mac Keyboard (Large) OCZ Modx 500 TT Armor Razer Diamondback 3g 
Mouse Pad
Razer Mantis Control 
  hide details  
Reply
Me Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6300 @ 3.22ghz Asus P5K PRO ATI 4870 1gb 3GB PC2-6400 OCZ Reapers HPC 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
280gb WD Sony DVD-rw Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit 22 + 17 TFT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Mac Keyboard (Large) OCZ Modx 500 TT Armor Razer Diamondback 3g 
Mouse Pad
Razer Mantis Control 
  hide details  
Reply
post #29 of 56
Thread Starter 
how do you watch tv on the one?
im very interested in that
White Lantern
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i-5 3570k ASRock Z77 Extreme6 Samsung 2x4gb  Samsung 830 128Gb SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD 1Tb Caviar Blue WD 2Tb Caviar Black Samsung dvd Stock fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium auria 27" 1440p Razer Black Widow OCZ 1000W ZX Series 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 White Razer Deathadder Razer Vespula On Board 
  hide details  
Reply
White Lantern
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i-5 3570k ASRock Z77 Extreme6 Samsung 2x4gb  Samsung 830 128Gb SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD 1Tb Caviar Blue WD 2Tb Caviar Black Samsung dvd Stock fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium auria 27" 1440p Razer Black Widow OCZ 1000W ZX Series 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 White Razer Deathadder Razer Vespula On Board 
  hide details  
Reply
post #30 of 56
Basically, either, a TV card, or internet/HDD streams, just slap the app on the second monitor
Me Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6300 @ 3.22ghz Asus P5K PRO ATI 4870 1gb 3GB PC2-6400 OCZ Reapers HPC 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
280gb WD Sony DVD-rw Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit 22 + 17 TFT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Mac Keyboard (Large) OCZ Modx 500 TT Armor Razer Diamondback 3g 
Mouse Pad
Razer Mantis Control 
  hide details  
Reply
Me Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6300 @ 3.22ghz Asus P5K PRO ATI 4870 1gb 3GB PC2-6400 OCZ Reapers HPC 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
280gb WD Sony DVD-rw Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit 22 + 17 TFT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Mac Keyboard (Large) OCZ Modx 500 TT Armor Razer Diamondback 3g 
Mouse Pad
Razer Mantis Control 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Monitors and Displays
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Monitors and Displays › 2 Monitors?