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Old 11-08-2007, 10:18 PM   #1
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I've been trying to find something online to tell me how to setup dual monitors for BF2, but either its not possible or nobody knows the answer(at least that I saw), so anyone know how or can help me find an article that explains how?
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Old 11-08-2007, 10:38 PM   #2
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doubt it is, besides, unless you got a new video card your 7600GT wont be able to handle it very well. besides, it would get VERY annoying having the little bit of sepeartion between the screens there is.

i usually put media player\cpu meter gadget\everest on my right screen while i game, that way i can listen to music\monitor temps and cpu\ram usage
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Old 11-08-2007, 10:51 PM   #3
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Eh, the column in the middle doesn't bother me that much, I play GW dual screen and its fine, and I span them so FF goes across both, I like it better on both screens. I think my 7600GT would be able to handle it ok, even if I couldn't play on all high settings.
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You would have to tone some settings down definitely, since you would have to render twice as many pixels.
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Ya, playing on all high with all eye candy with one monitor I get like 40-45 fps...I wouldn't mind playing on medium with AA off and stuff
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I feel spoiled now, I can't stand it when I get under 60 FPS. I'm always at 70 at the lowest with 8X AA and all high settings with a 1680x1050 resolution.
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haha, its still perfectly playable at 45fps lol, so I'm not hurting at 1280x1024 though
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i can max out crysis it gets laggy at times but having a 15" does have its advantages, only having to game at 1024x768 , although i will be getting a purty 20" 1680x1050 screen for X-Mas
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Nice, once you go wide, you never go back. I don't like to think of women that way though :P

I have trouble with Crysis at all low with 1680x1050. I can get 58-ish FPS, but it can drop tremendously. I think 2GB may be borderline for Crysis on Vista. Not sure yet, maybe new drivers will help.

The demo isn't multi-threaded either, so that may help when the final is released and takes advantage of dual and quad core CPU's.
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The demo isn't multi-threaded either, so that may help when the final is released and takes advantage of dual and quad core CPU's.
i know, despite that i can still play it maxed at my res, cant wait for it to come out.
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