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Old 11-24-10, 03:03 PM   #1
Manbearpig
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Default Triplehead setup with compositing

I'd like to run 3 x 1920x1200 monitors with twinview + compiz.

If I understand correctly, SLI mosaic isn't supported on consumer cards so 2 gpus is a no go.

Would this be a good setup?
DVI1 -> Screen1 (1920x1200)
DVI2 -> TH2G (3840x1200) which outputs to Screen2 & 3

To AaronP (and other nvidia employees): is there a chance that any of the GF110 derivatives will be able to output to 3 monitors at the same time? It sucks that GTX580 can only do 2.
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Old 11-24-10, 04:03 PM   #2
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Default Re: Triplehead setup with compositing

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Would this be a good setup?
DVI1 -> Screen1 (1920x1200)
DVI2 -> TH2G (3840x1200) which outputs to Screen2 & 3
A forum member called "dilzz" reported such a setup to basically work fine:

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show....php?p=1943091
(check posting #31)

However, after upgrading his LCDs, one of the displays won't
go into sleep mode (DPMS) for yet unknown reason:

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=156026

Seems to be some sort of compatibility issue between the TH2G and
the particular type of LCDs he is using.


Anyway, here are the standard reedings concerning TH2G with Linux:

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=106517
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=126134
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=133740

regards

Bernhard
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