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Now that I think about it I have gamed befor on two monitors with one monitor having a web page on it while gaming

But that was on a single card so Hmmm....
I dunno about 1 + 1 eyefinity, but worse case you can game in a window with both screens in a 2 x 1 setup.
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I dunno about 1 + 1 eyefinity, but worse case you can game in a window with both screens in a 2 x 1 setup.
I thought crossfire wont use both gpus in windowed? Also two different res's.

P.S. Just noticed you have tri fire nice!!!!
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You could always put the game into windowed mode. That way, the OS will not disable the secondary display and you can run your game/bench on 1 display and the diagnostic on the other.

tsm106 - No big deal, just want to make sure that the OP's questions are getting answered.

EDIT: Darn tsm106, you beat me. Crossfire, in windowed mode, will take a serious hit in performance. Be prepared to have significantly decreased results while gaming.
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I thought crossfire wont use both gpus in windowed? Also two different res's.

P.S. Just noticed you have tri fire nice!!!!
Correct, there are caveats to that, shrugs. If you had 4 monitors you could run a 3 x 1 + 1, aka 3 across(in 3d) and one on top and it could do what you wanted. I dunno about doing the same on 2 screens.

Also, you could check the eyefinity club thread, maybe TDS knows something...
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damnit. may just wind up selling it after all. That sucks I figured I would put it to good use untill I get eyefinity.
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Maybe you just need to do the settings in CCC >>> Desktop Management >>> Creating and Arranging Desktops. Click your second display slide it to where you want it [left or right from main display] then rightclick the second monitor and select Extend.

I have it running with 2 monitors like that to.
both connected to the first [upper] card
monitor 1 for gaming, monitor 2 for monitoring, rss feeds, whatever
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Maybe you just need to do the settings in CCC >>> Desktop Management >>> Creating and Arranging Desktops. Click your second display slide it to where you want it [left or right from main display] then rightclick the second monitor and select Extend.

I have it running with 2 monitors like that to.
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Im gonna try that. so your using both the DVI ports?
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i dit before, but i have my main on HDMI now.

should work dvi-dvi to

edit: i can test this for you here if it still wont work for you.
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Yea should work fine, you don't need adapters just to extend with 2 displays.
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I tried and CCC wont detect the second one. I heard thats because its different dvi type. I got all excited, damnit.
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