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Well, I've got my 23" LCD monitor and my old CRT monitor hooked up to the 460.

Is there a method to set it up so I can game on one, and have my windows desktop on the other?

I wanna play a game and monitor temps/afterburner on the other...
post #2 of 9
Just open up afterburner and move it to the secondary display, game should start on the primary display.
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K Joe will try that........
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Nope. The other monitor went dark. Then for some reason, in Crysis, the game crashed...But everything was at stock...hmm....
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Beats me, that's how I do it.
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For me, some games leave my second monitor running but others switch it off.

I'd always assumed it was simply the coding / configuration of the game.
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For me, some games leave my second monitor running but others switch it off.

I'd always assumed it was simply the coding / configuration of the game.
So far all my games have worked just fine with gaming on one screen and showing the regular desktop+programs on the other. But with Homefront it's a hit and miss it seems, sometimes it still shows my desktop on the other screen, and other times it goes black.
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post #8 of 9
I've just been trying it all out with TDU2.

It seems that using alt+tab, the afterburner (or whatever) has to be the program directly after the game. If I have a minimised window as the one directly after the game (again, I'm talking about alt+tab) then the second screen goes black.

I have no idea if it's down to different games or my Windows / in-game settings
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post #9 of 9
I just play most games in windowed mode.

Also, watch out if your monitors are dueling, one of em might break!
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