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Old January 15, 2011, 04:50 PM
SnoSalmon SnoSalmon is offline
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Default Official ATI Eyefinity/nVidia Surround Discussion Thread

Ever been curious of what all the big fuss is about multiple monitor gaming?
Want to know what games work out of the box?
Want to rave about your favourite set up and games?
Trying to toubleshoot a game that doesn't seem to be working properly?

Well here is the place to do all of this. I for one was skeptical of multi-monitor gaming trying to see what the big deal was all about. After watching several youtube videos as well as chatting with a HwC member and seeing their setup the wheels in my head began to turn.

Soon after i found myself buying 3 relatively inexpensive monitors to see what my 2 465 GEs could do. I was a little baffled at first. The reason was that not all games that claim to support multi-monitor gaming actually does so properly without fiddling around with some settings behind the scenes or actually at all. Once i found a game that properly supported it was was blown away at all the extra information i was able to take in.

The first game i tried multi-monitor gaming was on Mass Effect 2, unfortunately it does not support it properly and cuts the top half off of everything making it unplayable. I eventually tried it out on Battlfield: Bad Company 2 and i absolutely loved it, have the extra viewing angles on my sides made it harder for people to sneak up on me and i could catch people out of the corner of my eyes easier. Not to mention i got more viewing angle within vehicles too.

Below is will be the ongoing list of eyefinity/surround games and how well they work. I'll update it with other people's opinions and games that they have played.

Alice: Madness Returns (Very poor support)
Aliens vs Predator (Full support)
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (Full support)
Batman: Arkham Asylum (Full support)
Batman: Arkham City (Full support)
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (Full support)
Battlefield 3 - (Full Support)
Brink (No support)
Borderlands (Poor support, requires FOV hacks to work)
Burnout Paradise (Full support)
Call of Duty 4 (Poor Support)
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (NO support)
Civilization 5 (Full support)
Crysis 2 (Full support)
DARK VOID (No eyefinity support)
Dead Island (poor support, menus zoomed)
Dead Rising 2 (NO support)
Dead Space (Full Support)
Dead Space 2 (Full Support)
Dirt 2 (Full support)
Dirt 3 (Full support)
Divinity 2 -The Dragon Knight Saga (Full support)
Dragon Age: Origins and Awakening (Full Support Indoors, Fair Support Outdoors - extra terrain objects disappear/reappear such as trees or bushes in the foreground)
Dragon Age 2 (Full Support after first patch)
Drakensang - The River of Time (Full support provided set resolution in ini file)
Duke Nukem Forever (Full Support)
F1 2010 (Full support)
Fable III (No Support)
Fallout: New Vegas (Poor support, requires FOV hacks to work)
Fallout 3 (Poor support, requires FOV hacks to work)
F.E.A.R. Reborn (Full support)
F.E.A.R 2 (Fully support)
F.E.A.R 3 (Poor support)
First Templar, The (Poor Support, FOV issue)
Flatout 2 (Poor Support)
Flight Simulator X (Full support)
Frontlines: Fuel of war (NO support)
Fuel (No support)
Ghost Recon - Future Soldier (full support with patch 1.4 )
Grand Theft Auto 4 / episodes (full support)
Ghostbusters (Supported, cut scenes missing top half)
GTR Evolution (Online version full support)
Guild Wars (Full Support)
HAWX - Full support
HAWX 2 - Full support
Homefront (Support if following guide used: Fix Here)
Hunted: The Demons Forge (FOV issues, Fix here)
James Cameron's Avatar The Game (NO support/Full Support conflicting reports)
Just Cause 2 (Full support)
Kingdoms of Amalur - Reckoning - VERY POOR support
Lara Croft and The Guardian of Light (NO support)
Left4Dead (Full Support)
Left4Dead 2 (Full Support)
Lego - Pirates of the Caribbean (Poor Support)
Limbo - (Full support)
Mafia 2 (Full Support)
Mass Effect 2 (Poor Support)
Medal of Honor newest (Full support)
Metro 2033 (Full support)
Nail'd (Full Support, menus zoomed)
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (Full support)
Need for Speed: Shift (Full support)
Oblivion (Full support)
Prince of Persia - The forgotten sands (Full support)
Race 07 (Online version full support)
Rage (Full support)
Red Faction: Guerrilla (Full Support)
Section 8 Prejudice (Full support)
Serious Sam - 1st Encounter (Full Support)
Serious Sam - 2nd Encounter (Full Support)
Sleeping Dogs - (Full Support)
Sniper Elite V2 (Full support)
Skyrim - Requires resolution to be set via... [User]\Documents\My Games\Skyrim\SkryimPrefs, as well as a fix found here
Space Marine (Full support, HUD stretched yet playable)
Starcraft 2 (NO support)
Supreme Commander (Full support)
Supreme Commander 2 (Full support)
Syndicate - (Full Support)
TimeShift (HUD on peripheral screens, but supported)
Tomb Raider Legends (NO support)
Total War (Full support)
Warhammer 40k Dawn of War 2 (Full support)
Warhammer 40k Dawn of War 2: Chaos Rising (Full support)
Warhammer 40k Dawn of War 2: Retribution (Full support, fix here)
Wings of Prey (Full Support)
Witcher, The (Partial Support, in game works, cut scenes stretched to unviewable)
Witcher 2, The (Full Support on Nvidia cards, no support for AMD, CD Projekts Fault)
World of Warcraft (Mostly supported, side monitors appear stretched at times)
World of Tanks (Partial Support, only works in Windowed Mode)

Last edited by SnoSalmon; September 7, 2012 at 07:37 PM.
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