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As much as I love two monitors I cant imagine the need for a third on anything but a gaming rig.

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DisplayFusion for your random window needs.  Picked up a legit version during the Steam sale for about 8 bucks.  YW.

 

 

 

 

And mismatched monitors make my OCD go nuts.  

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Get a 3rd monitor, muahha.

 

Probably could, but apparently Dell didn't really make allowance for that with this configuration.  The K5000M video card supports 4, but the way the connectors are arranged on the system it won't actually work.

 

I did some research on this because to get the two monitors to work, I had to buy a DVI to DisplayPort adapter.

 

Plus I don't have room on my desk...

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Just buy some monitor arms to mount lol.

 

You can get USB adapters that let you add more monitors actually.

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As much as I love two monitors I cant imagine the need for a third on anything but a gaming rig.

 

I didn't think so either until I started using three on my main workstation and now I can't live without them... 

 

DisplayFusion for your random window needs.  Picked up a legit version during the Steam sale for about 8 bucks.  YW.

 

 

 

 

And mismatched monitors make my OCD go nuts.  

 

These aren't too bad, I've got them really close now that I played with the settings a bit.

 

 

 

This is what Zaximus wants...

 

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As much as I love two monitors I cant imagine the need for a third on anything but a gaming rig.

 

 

I have two at work but could use three.  I monitor UC4 application/sql jobs all day on one.  Then monitor VM's on another window/back up VM's.  Then another for Huddle browsing lol.  

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I have three as well, with at least one dedicated to KVMing into my analytical work on the servers.  If it weren't for Xwin32, Synergy, and DisplayFusion, I would be sunk.  Or I'd have to do a lot of extra clicking, and who needs that.

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Xwin32 is the bomb.  I have no use for it anymore, we're totally windows now save one Linux system the other production guy uses.

 

I will try that DisplayFusion.  Do you know if it works with Nvidia Vision capable setups?

 

My other workstation runs the Vision stuff so that I can use my main monitor in stereo mode for 3D mapping/measuring.

 

This K5000M is *supposed* to support that, but we'll see, I haven't really put a lot of effort into setting it up yet.

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DisplayFusion is pretty good, but it does have some odd bugs every now and then, overall nice though.

 

And yup I need mo' monitors, 8 would do.

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