I’ve got an GeForce 4 Ti4200 from AOpen (128MB version). I connected two screens to this card, on on the VGA output, the other on the DVI output (connected through a DVI->VGA converter).
As one screen is a 19" and the other just a 17" I need to use the Dual view function in nView in order to get them both running on resolutions of their own.
It’s no problem getting that to work, but there are some problems that come along:
- no matter if I use my second screen or not, since I’ve had the second screen enabled my systray and start menu have turned into 4 bit color mode (my desktop is running in 32 bit color mode!)
- most games won’t run anymore, or loose focus as I leave the screen with my mouse (1 screen is displaying the game, the other my desktop); it shouldn’t be possible to leave the game
- my 3DMark score gets terrible and games won’t run smoothly anymore (looks like dropped frames)
I’ve used different driver versions, it seems that out of detonator
41.09, 42.30, 42.86 and 42.90, 42.30 seems to do the best job…
Other software: Windows 2000 fully updated (SP3 and pre-SP4 patches) with DirectX 9…
Anybody perhaps knows how to solve this problem?
If we can believe the Inquirer (can we???) than these problems are due to buggy drivers…