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i'd never go back to 7 lol

windows 8 at least breaks up the monotony of windows since windows 95. if you don't like metro, you don't even have to use it.
So i guess that means that your not having problems with new games & Win 8. Even if the response was towards a anti-Win7 post. rolleyes.gif
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never had any problems. only issue i got with 8 is my taskbar isn't on center monitor and runs across 3 screens, but no biggie.

at least it's different
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Originally Posted by frag85 View Post

I've been wanting something like this. I had submitted a suggestion but I'm pretty sure it was ignored, or never made it past their bottom support tier.

When I switch between surround and non-surround modes I always have to change the order of my screens or go into the desktop resolution and change which displays are active, and which is my primary... Its a huge PITA. I mostly just stay in surround now and turn off a monitor if I don't want to see it on.

Example: If I want my displays to be in surround in 1-2-3 order, then my far left display is the default. I like my center to be default and my right to be my 2nd screen, but if I plug my monitors do do that, then my surround order is 3-1-2. Either way I am stuck re arranging/activating/deactivating screens. Sometimes I wish I had a 4th, but then I'm glad I don't because of how nvidia doesn't 'remember' displays.

Once I activate my Surround, I go into Windows display options, activate my 4th and 5th monitors, save, restart, and they are still recognized and displaying what I set them to display. I mean, I know what you mean by nvidia not remembering the displays, We shouldn't have to go into Windows display settings after setting up Surround to activate the rest of our monitors, but oh well.

As for the center monitor in surround being default (I guess you mean default by what monitor shows BIOS, splash screens, and Logon screen) Why is it an issue having it 3-1-2? I can see where it might be a pain when not in surround.


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-The deal breaker though is that when I expand a window it stretches across all 3 screens. If I want to have a window maximized in each monitor I have to manually resize each window every time I open it. It totally defeats the purpose of having 3 monitors for productivity.

Have you tried using the option in NV Control Panel, (Desktop Tab- Surround Displays- and then un-check maximize windows across all displays)?


To close this post out: NVIDIA definitely does need to come up with a Profile saver, I wonder if there is a third party program out there that can do all that we want it to. Time for Google. typer.gif
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Does windows 8 even come with media centre?
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Does windows 8 even come with media centre?
I dont see it. I think Microsoft did away with it in 7. I found a couple issues with Win 8 already. Im trying to work though them because I do like the OS.
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Debating if it is worth it going for Win 8 (Own the key) with my current line up... Tried it with my old eyefinity setup and I got worse performance overall so went back to win 7.
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you can get media center for free for win 8 from microsoft. do people really use it anyways? since plex is available and xbmc which are arguably better and nicer.

I literally had no performance issues from 7 to 8, or anything noticeable at least. I just appreciate it's something new and breaking the standard windows look we have had since 95. I use it on all my machines. I also only payed $15 per key for win 8 too.
Edited by Descadent - 4/6/13 at 8:22am
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I'm sticking with Windows 7 until DirectX 12, or some unforeseen graphical standard comes about that is an absolute must-have for gaming and benchmarking.
   
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I'm sticking with Windows 7 until DirectX 12, or some unforeseen graphical standard comes about that is an absolute must-have for gaming and benchmarking.

This. I've heard too many issues w/ Win8. Just bought my key recently so I'm sticking w/ 7 for now smile.gif










Finished BF3, pretty good campaign. Left it in stock settings and i was getting 200fps tongue.gif
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hear/read issues with 8 (or any windows version EVER) vs. actually having issues personally or even actually using it to begin with.... same thing, different year, different version of windows. people say same thing all the time, yes even when 7 came out people still stuck with xp till they finally gave up because of the ram issue with 32bit os
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