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im getting a second 20.1" monitor because that would be AWESOME but im wondering if i can run both at max res and have just one gigantic screen. i saw that the limit for res is like 2560x1600 (or something like that) but is that per monitor or total? because right now, if both setup right it is 3360x1050. i still think it will work...but i just want to make sure... all answers will be greatly appreciated
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Uhmm, I know it can be done, but I don't remember how. I use ultramon but not sure about at other than just extending the desktop...
    
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You can do it throught Catalyst Control Center, I know that. I use the simple extending through the regular windows settings but that doesn't extend the task bar or allow anything to be expanded on both, but through CCC you can, cause I have done it even with odd resolutions(1280x1024 and 1360x768)

Only thing is I don't think you will be able to use both for games still.
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thanks i looked around, and appearently cs wont go on dual monitors ill just put it in a window i guess and have use the other for something else. it would be cool if i could put like hl2 or something in the other...might have to try that XD

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