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Can Dual monitors connected to Dual Video Cards (One AGP, One PCI), use different screen resolutions?

My question is simple..

Can Dual monitors connected to Dual Video Cards (One AGP, One PCI), use different screen resolutions?

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Yes of course, though it might depend on your OS - I'm using a 19" at 1600x1200 and a 15" LCD at 1024x768 as I write this.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I'm using XP
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MAXIMUS-8Author Commented:
I'm using XP and an AGP ATI 9800 All in Wonder.
I should be ok then.

Any issues with the ATI Cards in dual setup's that you know of?

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I'm using an ATI 7000 and a "Pine" something PCI card.  They work fine - BUT the ATI control panel does seem to crash every time it tries to start.  But everything works fine and I've played games like Unreal Tournament without issue.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Although, I will say, Unreal only displays itself on one of the monitors - the other is like an empty windows desktop when I play a graphics intense game.  Incidentally, if your card as both a DVI and standard 15 ping VGA connector on it, you can get a DVI to VGA adapter and use the same card for both monitors simultaneously (probably wouldn't have problems with the ATI software then).
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MAXIMUS-8Author Commented:
I read about the ATI problems, but I don't think it's too bad. My other concern is video overlay problems. I need to have video playback display on the second monitor. I read however, that some player can do this. (Including Media Player 9)

Anyway, thanks for the info...

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I would point out that in my experience, you define your primary monitor in the Display Settings control panel and whatever monitor is primary is the one that will display video.
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