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JAMF
02-04-07, 02:36 PM
I thought this might be of interest to a few gamers:

http://www.kegetys.net/SoftTH/

SoftTH allows using three monitor "triplehead" with Direct3D 8 and 9 games without special hardware. You need three monitors attached to PCI Express video cards. Only one card does all the rendering work, so secondary card can be a low end card, only Direct3D support is required.

Works OK
Live for Speed S2
Lock On Modern Air Combat
Richard Burns Rally
Elder Scrolls 4 - Oblivion
X3 Reunion
GTR 2
GT Legends
Works, but with issues:
Flatout 2
Microsoft Flight Simulator X demo
rFactor
Operation Flashpoint

Doesn't work. :(
IL-2 Sturmovik v4.04m
- Doesn't work (OpenGL game, with dx8wrapper sets incorrect videomode)

Example of LFS:
http://www.kegetys.net/SoftTH/shots/LFS.jpg

|MaguS|
02-04-07, 02:45 PM
So I just hook up 3 monitors to my cards (two to one and another to the other) and I can use this software to do TripleHead? Hmmm

OWA
02-04-07, 02:53 PM
Interesting...thanks for the link.

stncttr908
02-04-07, 02:55 PM
I would need practically nonexistent bezels before I would do this. Too obtrusive otherwise.

|MaguS|
02-04-07, 03:15 PM
I would need practically nonexistent bezels before I would do this. Too obtrusive otherwise.

Yeah thinking about doing an LCD project for this...

einstein_314
02-04-07, 03:58 PM
I would need practically nonexistent bezels before I would do this. Too obtrusive otherwise.
Yeah there is no way I would be able to use multi monitors for gaming unless the bezels were super super thin. I guess 3 is better than 2 though because you don't get the seam right in the middle...but still. So this is a software solution to what the matrox triplehead2go does? I think I'd go with the matrox solution though because it only uses one port on your video card (which mean you can use SLI). But a cool idea none the less.

CaptNKILL
02-04-07, 09:34 PM
Oh man, I bet Oblivion runs great at 3x normal resolution. :lol:

JAMF
02-13-07, 06:21 PM
Yeah there is no way I would be able to use multi monitors for gaming unless the bezels were super super thin.Kinda like this, with fresnel lenses? :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9POFJo6E1I