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So I got dual monitors about a month ago, one 1600x900 (New one, main monitor) and the other 1280x1024 (Old Secondary monitor). Anyone know anything fun I could do with them? Not really looking for anything useful to do with them, it's pretty self explanatory. Also, anything I could do with the second monitor while I'm playing games, so something useful that doesn't require interaction other than time and computer stats?
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post #2 of 29
games on one... movies/tv on the other.
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I use my multimonitor setup for gaming on my primary and I have xfire, comp temps, irc, and weather on my secondary monitor.
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Common answer would be twice the porn.
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redtube on one screen.. youjizz on the other
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Originally Posted by gorb;12934727 
common answer would be twice the porn.

qft
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Double your pron viewing pleasure as well as monitoring things like vent, or instant messenger while in game.
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post #8 of 29
Use one to run spell check in MS Word, then use the other to display OCN. Then you can type your posts, spell check them, and then post them.

Monitors not moniters
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i keep core i boost, temps, and a web browser open on my second screen while i game on my main screen. i was watching hulu the other night while i was playing.

you'll become spoiled and never want to be solo monitored again.
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post #10 of 29
Is there a way to switch the mouse from a fullscreen game to the other monitor without minimizing the game?
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