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Attachment 90631'

Just spotted this on 4chan.
How is this achieved? its there a special program required, or just some tweaking? I must know!
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post #2 of 18
All you need is 3 monitors, and a graphics card with 3 or more video outputs.

Or a matrox triple adapter.
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post #3 of 18
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All you need is 3 monitors, and a graphics card with 3 or more video outputs.

Or a matrox triple adapter.
I have two monitors, what I meant was how do you set it up for multi-monitor play like that? I don't see anything in the options about multi-monitor.
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post #4 of 18
You don't need that.
If you have 2 monitors, then your width resolution is just doubled.
Set that resolution in your Persia settings.
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post #5 of 18
The problem with using 2 monitors is that the prince will be cut in half in the center of the screen between the 2 monitors. It only really works with 3 monitors as shown because you'll always have the line between your screens. Equally as bad with FPS games. I dont think there are many GPU's that have 3xDVI outputs though? As far as I'm aware. Mine has two.
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The problem with using 2 monitors is that the prince will be cut in half in the center of the screen between the 2 monitors. It only really works with 3 monitors as shown because you'll always have the line between your screens. Equally as bad with FPS games. I dont think there are many GPU's that have 3xDVI outputs though? As far as I'm aware. Mine has two.
Ah, I see, I thought there would just be a way to make it so that the prince is still in the center of my main screen, but have an extended view to my left where my second monitor is.

I do have 3 monitors, but my 4850 obviously only has two DVI outputs, I would have to buy a PCI videocard to get a 3rd since my motherboard only has one pcie x16, and then I'm not sure how well it would run like that.
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post #8 of 18
Nice, but why would you need 3 monitors anyway.
The edges basicly ruind it anyway.

dousnt that eat performance aswell?
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post #9 of 18
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Nice, but why would you need 3 monitors anyway.
The edges basicly ruind it anyway.

dousnt that eat performance aswell?
Depends on his setup. I'm sure he probably has a Crossfire or SLI board and two decent cards, and is running them with Crossfire / SLI turned off, one card running two monitors and the other running the third.

As for me, this setup is impossible due to not having a Crossfire / SLI board. If I wanted a 3rd monitor I'd have to buy a PCI Radeon, and it would still be impossible to use it for gaming like that.

I only started this thread because I assumed there was a program that would make it work well with my dual monitor setup, as I heard there was a program like that for oblivion that let you configure multiple monitors easily, but now that I think about it, as stated above, he is probably just running a custom resolution.
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i think ther's a 4870 with 4 dvi
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