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So far at least here Ive found mixed threads, and have gathered that it isn't possible yet.

Yet for once I've seen so many people asking for it, its not just a couple, half of these threads from 2009 on since Eyefinity started, and has also be tagged to Surround developments.

But my question is because I haven't found anything personally has AMD or Nvidia Made any progress on Developing a PLP solution?

Doesn't seem like something that should be impossible given that the set up is using a interchangeable resolution or aspect ratio to assure the virtual monitor is perfectly rectangle, can imagine being an issue if it was a different resolution but it isn't.
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Look into softTH

It supports different resolutions on the center and side displays if you like. Just have to change values in the config files and it's a little hit and miss...

Also, some games like just cause 2 can extend to multiple monitors easily WITHOUT eyefinity or surround or SoftTH, (these games are RARE) so you can use any combination of resolutions you want... (windowed mode only, so no crossfire)
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I'm just theorizing I'll likely do this ridiculous build anyway worst case scenario just having to ignore the fact that its not Eyefinity/surround which won't bother me.

Ya I've heard that people were using SoftTH mostly and some other ways to get it to work, just curious though since it seems so popular you'd imagine AMD or Nvidia trying to support this.
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I'm just theorizing I'll likely do this ridiculous build anyway worst case scenario just having to ignore the fact that its not Eyefinity/surround which won't bother me.

Ya I've heard that people were using SoftTH mostly and some other ways to get it to work, just curious though since it seems so popular you'd imagine AMD or Nvidia trying to support this.

It's a very low percentage of the market.

Even eyefinity is VERY rare amongst PC users. You may think that it's more common if you look at OCN, since everybody here is an enthusiast who has an overkill rig, but the average gamer probably doesn't want eyefinity.

Now, take the low amount of eyefinity users and think how rare it is that a person with an eyefinity card has 3 monitors which all match up in vertical resolution... Now take the low amount of users that would desire to play in eyefinity with that setup and you've got a very low amount of people who would like this...

So yeah...
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Ya I do understand eyefinity is a small market maybe just because googling PLP support brings up so many threads just people who want it really want it =), either way I was looking for an economic way of adding more monitors to my build without bulking the size.

I just feel 3 in landscape having it for awhile is just too big, couple aux monitors on the sides that match seem to be a nearly perfect solution, and easily post up extra web page or something there.

There isn't any issue with running PLP in Extended mode right?
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I just clicked on pay for 2x 20" Dells.... (will go with my 30"...)

They have to be haveing a laugh to not have added PLP support by now.. its been over a year since it was flagged up for something for them to do.
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