Does panning mode work on Ati cards?

By charp
Jan 27, 2006
  1. I have a X300se, setup with Radeon Omega driver.
    Clocked @ core 475 mem 450 mhz, runs very stable,
    can play NFS mw in 12x 10 and 16x12 with all options turned off.
    Aswell as Quake 4 with a few details on.

    What i want is to hook up another monitor.
    I've read that clone mode is possible,( @ Ati site)

    Can it also be run in panning mode?
    Means that same picture is shown over two monitors.
    Would be a nice gimmick.

    My X300 has s- video, vga, and dvi.

    Hope anyone has some ideas. :giddy:
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    & what exactly do you think clone mode is if it isn't displaying the same image on two screens ? ;)
  3. charp

    charp TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    Hmm yeah,

    you've got a point. :approve:
    So if i use my dvi adapter, and hook up both
    monitors, i'm ready to go?
    Thought clone mode was only for making the same picture, twice. :giddy:
  4. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    It is. Clone mode = same picture on both screens. Panning mode means the desktop will be scattered over both monitors. Have a look at the attached pictures to get a better idea.

    In any case, I'm sure the card can do both if it has two outputs.

    Attached Files:

  5. charp

    charp TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    Hi Didou,

    yep, that's what i'm looking for.
    Does it also work in applications, and watching movies?
    Or better, Gaming?
    I've looked for it in my ATTools, only thing i find is
    'extended desktop' , i think that's it.
    I'll be trying some more.

    Thx for the pics & info :giddy:
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