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OK guys i have an odd question

I got sick of surround view because i really hate moving my eyes from 1 side of my surround setup to the other. So i just setup normal sli mode, but in regular sli mode i can only use 2 monitors. I want to also utilize my 3rd monitor in sli but i cant unless iam in surround view. My question is, if i buy a 8400gs can i use my 3rd monitor without connecting it to the 8400gs?
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you have to connect ur monitor to the 8400 GS to use it. obviously.
is it possible that u can still have surround on and make game run on only 1 screen?
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Well in surround , it takes all 3 monitors and combines them into one huge resolution.
Starcraft 2 has large aspect ratios disable so you dont get an unfair advantage over other players. so the other 2 monitors just turn off when i load starcraft 2. When in regular sli mode i can use startcraft 2 with an extra monitor, but my other monitor is disabled by default. In regular sli mode you can only use 1 monitor per video card, i was just wondering if having the 8400gs would it automatically be able to outsource to the other display port on my gtx 460. If thats the case i guess i will just have to get another vga cable and change the output on my monitor menu...
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