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If you want the three monitors to act as three monitors rather than one big one, you'll either need to switch in and out of Surround when you want to game (and run them Extended all other times) or use Matrox's utilities (if they work for you, they don't for me) or ATi's HydraVision (which, likewise, doesn't work for me but others have reported success) or UltraMon or similar software to partition up the desktop into individual 'monitors'...

It's not an ideal solution, and it's something I've been pestering various people at nVidia to sort out a solution for for... yeesh, since they released nVidia Surround.

Matrox Powerdesk SE can be got here... sort of, Matrox make finding it an absolute nightmare.

Hydravision can be had from here... if it works, I suspect the person that reported it working on another forum had it installed with an AMD card, then didn't uninstall it when he switched to nVidia, but I can't verify.
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BF3 is failing in NVSurround atm...

All my 3d spotting icons only appear on the far left screen!

Ugh, i have to switch to activate all displays to game properly...

After playing on three screens, only having one is like playing with blinders on! No idea how people can play on a 19:10 ratio screen!
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After playing on three screens, only having one is like playing with blinders on! No idea how people can play on a 19:10 ratio screen!
16:10, but I know what you mean.

From what you've said here, and what Rushmore said in the other Surround thread, it looks like EA basically tested BF3 in Surround, then threw it all out for the final release.

Along with all the other nonsense that EA were forcing on us with BF3, I'm glad I cancelled it and won't bother. I'm sure BC2 will still be going for a while if I feel the need for that sort of thing again in my games...
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16:10, but I know what you mean.

From what you've said here, and what Rushmore said in the other Surround thread, it looks like EA basically tested BF3 in Surround, then threw it all out for the final release.

Along with all the other nonsense that EA were forcing on us with BF3, I'm glad I cancelled it and won't bother. I'm sure BC2 will still be going for a while if I feel the need for that sort of thing again in my games...
Thing is, Surround worked fine in BETA...

*sigh*
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Thing is, Surround worked fine in BETA...

*sigh*
I'll bet EA folded to pressure from the 'Surround/EyeFinity is cheating' lobby...
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Surround continues to work fine for me.
 
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If it doesn't work for me in a couple weeks I'm going to be soo pissed. I sold my 570s and bought a 3gb 580 after testing the beta. Im just saving for my second 580 now.
 
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Surround continues to work fine for me.
is 3d spotting centred?
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is 3d spotting centred?
It isn't for me sadly . All the icons show up on the far left screen.
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It isn't for me sadly . All the icons show up on the far left screen.
Exactly the same, would like to know if surround works fine for skyline...
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