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I have a low end Graphics Card its a Geforce 210 about $40 at FRY's. I was curious to how I could set up "Surround Gaming" in Flight Simulator X.
    
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I have a low end Graphics Card its a Geforce 210 about $40 at FRY's. I was curious to how I could set up "Surround Gaming" in Flight Simulator X.
You have two of the same cards in sli.
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You have two of the same cards in sli.
+ a total of 3 monitors, all w/the ability to do identical resolutions w/the same orientations.
    
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probs wouldnt be that good with such low end cards either.
     
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probs wouldnt be that good with such low end cards either.
No doubt ... he'd had have to run at IQ settings that would make the game look like Star Raiders on the Atari 800.


Er ... wait ... can you even DO SLI on the GTS210? I'm kinda thinking not.
    
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+ a total of 3 monitors, all w/the ability to do identical resolutions w/the same orientations.
You can surroun with just 2 monitors since the 26x.xx drivers
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You can't do surround without a 4xx series card. Plus you need SLI to do it, which the 210 can't do.
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You can't do surround without a 4xx series card


You can surround from 2xx series and up.
I suggest you read up on surround.
Just a suggestion.
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You can surround from 2xx series and up.
I suggest you read up on surround.
Just a suggestion.
Huh ... I thought 'nv surround' meant three screens ... hell, every nV card has supported dual monitors since, like, forever it seems like ... if running on two monitors can count as 'nv Surround' ... then it's really nothing new.

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Errr ... DF? I think you may be confusing 3d Vision w/nV Surround. Derp
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You can surround from 2xx series and up.
I suggest you read up on surround.
Just a suggestion.
And you do realize, its not 2xx series and up. It's the GTX260 and up only. And on top of that, it REQUIRES Tri SLI or Quad SLI for that to work (with the GTX260 and up cards)....in other words, what MOST people will never have.

Again, mainstream (OCN) usage for Nvidia Surround, it requires a GTS 450 SLI setup or better. Since most people don't use Tri or Quad SLI....even on OCN.
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