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I actually have my nv:cp set to display surround on all monitors but I then set the 'Windows screen resolution changer' set to 1920x1080 so my desktop only appears on one screen (and I can then use my other screens for the PS3 or TV while using my PC), but this way it still allows me to select multiscreen resolutions in games. So when I put a game on my screens all switch to the pc for surround gaming and when I close the game it goes back to a single screen for the desktop and the other two screens go into idle mode if they cant detect any other operational input.

This works well for me and I don't waste unnecessary power on having 3 screens fully on all the time
That's sneaky, I'm gonna try it!
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Yeah, I was quite impressed with myself when it actually worked lol
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Thanks Paradigm for your input. i too, leave it in surround.

just tested & completed BadCompany2 Second Mission in Single Player. Winter mission.
resolution: 5040 x 1050
details: everything else max or active.

FRAPS reported:
Max: 91
Average: 63.4
Lowest: 0 (cause i alt-tab out to windows)

something interesting was noted. skies was a dull grey all the way, and i don't see muzzle flash, smoke, explosion. why is that?

my GTX590 run at hottest 89 celcius, room temperature around 29 celcius. GPU load hovers around 80-90 percent.
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@chaos... Too much AA is my guess
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Thanks Paradigm for your input. i too, leave it in surround.

just tested & completed BadCompany2 Second Mission in Single Player. Winter mission.
resolution: 5040 x 1050
details: everything else max or active.

FRAPS reported:
Max: 91
Average: 63.4
Lowest: 0 (cause i alt-tab out to windows)

something interesting was noted. skies was a dull grey all the way, and i don't see muzzle flash, smoke, explosion. why is that?

my GTX590 run at hottest 89 celcius, room temperature around 29 celcius. GPU load hovers around 80-90 percent.
turn off AA......i get the same thing
    
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turn off AA......i get the same thing
You don't need to turn it off, just tone it down, anything greater then 4xMSAA is negligable
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Vlasov & Ishinomori,
thanks. i tune it down to 4xMSAA and everything is back to normal, no more grey skies, explosions are back, and muzzle flash killing ai!


i also did some bezel correction, its now 5140x1050 instead of 5040x1050. it looks more properly connected. i wanted to play Dead Space, i wonder how does playing a horror/thriller works in surround when you have such a big FOV? see them coming before they get to scare you? hahaha...
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It's better actually.
 
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Might not be around much until my ISP fixes a "minor technical fault" in my area which has killed my internet. Just in time for Forza 4. ETA of a fix is the 20th... not such a minor fault, then, eh?

This is a perfect example of why requiring an always-on connection for a game in the UK is a total, complete and abysmal farce.

...

In other news, bought Crysis 2 as I spotted it cheap. So far, I'm actually quite enjoying it, although it's nothing like 1, it's not as bad as I was perhaps lead to believe. Of course, I'm running the 1.9 patch with DX11 and high-res textures, so perhaps that makes a difference?
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I actually have my nv:cp set to display surround on all monitors but I then set the 'Windows screen resolution changer' set to 1920x1080 so my desktop only appears on one screen (and I can then use my other screens for the PS3 or TV while using my PC), but this way it still allows me to select multiscreen resolutions in games. So when I put a game on my screens all switch to the pc for surround gaming and when I close the game it goes back to a single screen for the desktop and the other two screens go into idle mode if they cant detect any other operational input.

This works well for me and I don't waste unnecessary power on having 3 screens fully on all the time
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That's sneaky, I'm gonna try it!
Totally awesome idea. I'll be doing this from time to time. I'm used to using all three, but there are times that one is all I need.
 
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