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Windows 7: Can i setup 2 independent monitors on hd6870 ??

31 Dec 2011   #1
david95

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Can i setup 2 independent monitors on hd6870 ??

hi
main monitor is 19" conected with dvi cable
second monitor is 40" lcd conected with hdmi cable

i want see my main desktop on 19" monitor
and play games movies etc.. on 40" lcd

and i cant find how to make them independent
i can duplicate or extend them
or i can attach up to 6 monitors with the eyefinity tecnology
but 2 independent monitors like in the old times i cant ?

anyone know how to do it ?


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31 Dec 2011   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

david95, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Yes you can run them independently, that is what extended mode is (clone mode is all displays showing the same thing), allowing you to run different applications on each display. For what you want to do with playing games on the TV you will have to set it as the primary display as most games will on launch/work on the primary, especially if run full screen.
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