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Alright, seeing as my sister is on vacation in France until tomorrow, I decided to borrow her monitor so I could fool around with Blender, figuring it would be a whole lot easier if I kept the tutorial on one monitor and the program on the other. It works great to say the least, but I was wondering if it is possible to set up dual monitor so only one monitor is running during a game, as I think my card isn't powerful enough to run fable or AOEIII at 2304x864.
post #2 of 7
those games dont even have support for that resolution and it may be but there wuld be little if any eye candy
    
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What are you trying to Achieve with your Dual monitor then ?
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He means that he doesnt want the game to span across both montiors, which it shouldnt. It should jus play on the primary monitor.
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Lol it wont Span across 2 monitors it only Extends the Desktop itself the Graphics card will only transmit a signal to the Primary monitor for the game..
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Yes it should be on the primary monitor
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post #7 of 7
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Yeah, just tested it. It will remain on one monitor, although AOEIII actually will support 2304x864. It just drops my frame rate down to around 12FPS. Turning down some quality brings it up to 20, but who wants to do AOE III on two CRTs?
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