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Old 12-20-2008, 10:41 AM   #1
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Dual Monitors

Is there away around running wow in windows mode when using dual monitors?
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:37 PM   #2
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Re: Dual Monitors

A way around it? Stang and I use dual monitors, we run WoW in maximized windowed mode so we can mouse onto the other screen etc without WoW getting minimized. I don't think there is even any performance difference between windowed mode and non.
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Old 12-21-2008, 05:02 AM   #3
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Re: Dual Monitors

Well, here are my problems....

If I choose windowed mode, it reverts to using the desktop gamma. It becomes very dark. There are no settings on my monitor that allow for enough adjustment to bring it back to what I am used to with the in game setting.

Also, when in windowed mode my FPS drops to about 12-15. Normally it averages in the low 30s.

The only thing I can figure out is that my graphics card (geforce 7900 gtx) just doesnt have enough ass to handle it...
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:14 PM   #4
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Re: Dual Monitors

I am using two GeForce 8800GT's, one for each LCD monitor with all video settings maxed except for shadows. I just tested to be sure, and the FPS doesn't change for me between windowed and non and I didn't see any gamma difference, though I do see that the gamma option gets disabled.

I haven't used them before, but isn't there program specific settings in the nVidia control panel you can set the gamma for WoW?
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Old 12-21-2008, 03:53 PM   #5
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Re: Dual Monitors

hmmm i'll look into that... ihave made some progress though.
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Old 12-26-2008, 12:36 PM   #6
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Re: Dual Monitors

So.... if you were to decide you were gonna go buy a new graphics card....what would you buy?
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Old 12-26-2008, 08:58 PM   #7
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Re: Dual Monitors

The 9 series Nvidia cards are damn cheap now.. I'd probably go with one of those.
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Old 12-27-2008, 11:50 AM   #8
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I did get a 9800 GT. We'll see.....
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Old 12-28-2008, 05:57 PM   #9
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Let me know how you like it Stokely.
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