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Dual monitor help

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
August 11, 2013 2:42:14 AM

I am building a new computer and just wondered if it's possible to play a full screen or full screen windowed game on one screen, and watch a movie or have the internet open on the other? How would I set this up if it's possible. I'd probably need sound from both monitors if possible, both going through the same output (headphones connected via USB)

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August 11, 2013 2:54:58 AM

Yes it would work but if you are playing a game, chances are your cursor would be locked to the game so you wouldn't be able to interact with the second screen without Alt-Tab'ing. I am waiting on a second monitor to do just as you intend ^^

You' need to plug both monitors into your GPU go into Windows 'Screen Resolution' Page or Cataylst/Nvidia Control and select 'Extended Desktop'