Im looking into getting some lcds for my main mac. Im having trouble figuring out what to get. Has anyone tried running three monitors on a mac before. I know I need a second card for the third monitor, but can I run my desktop across all three? Im not in a hurry on this, but any help is appreciated. -maestro
updated- I suppose I have enough video cards and monitors to try it myself....but am still curious if someone has done it.
I see no reason why you can't run as many screens as you have video out jacks on the back if your computer. Three should be no problem. Personally my G5 at work has a Bondi Blue 21" cinema display as the main screen and the original 15" Bondi LCD as a secondary screen. Multiple monitors are SWEET!
What would really rule was if there were a way to fool the OS into thinking the screens were one large screen rather than several samll connected ones. Thats my fantasy anyway...
Ok, so 3 work, but 4 do not. Thats becasue the ati radeon pci i have doesnt support dual monitors. The 7000 being delivered this week does though. I will post back with my answer. By the way, as you know I have a broken ankle still, I just crawled down a flight of stairs with an old Apple monitor in lap to test this out. Now thas a mad modder! -maestro
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