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Well i have been using SLI for a while and im disappointed that i can't run 2 monitos with it enabled. Can crossfire run 2 monitors?
   
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What can't you?

I have 1 8800GT that has two monitors on it. Did you install drivers for both monitors?
Search google as sometimes you have to put the dvi-vga connectors in a specific slot.
Vista display properties? Maybe its disabled there.
    
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Originally Posted by Danylu View Post
What can't you?

I have 1 8800GT that has two monitors on it. Did you install drivers for both monitors?
Search google as sometimes you have to put the dvi-vga connectors in a specific slot.
Vista display properties? Maybe its disabled there.
Ahhhhhhhhh.... He is running SLI.
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nononononno. when you enable SLI it shuts off both monitors and resets overclocks. thats why im wondering if crossfire is the same way.
   
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Thats not good because I have two monitors and I know that in the future I will be moving on to SLI. Does google provide any answers?
    
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Quote:
How many video outputs does SLI technology support?

When a system with two GPUs installed is operating in non-SLI technology mode, the system supports up to four video outputs. When a system is operating in SLI technology mode, only one monitor is supported.
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/n...i=&p_topview=1
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I guess you can't with Crossfire. Here's the link:
http://ati.amd.com/technology/crossfire/faq.html
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post #8 of 24
Aren't they working on support for 2 monitors with SLI though? You'll probably just have to wait.
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PCI workaround with SLI enabled for multiple displays

nvidia forums

Edited by tindolos - 7/1/08 at 8:59am
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post #10 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Me_XMan View Post
I guess you can't with Crossfire. Here's the link:
http://ati.amd.com/technology/crossfire/faq.html
well thats a shame. i already sold my 9600gt and bought a 4870. i guess i'll just stick with one card.
   
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