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I'd rather have a higher pixel density with 3 30" than 5 1080P. That's too many bezel gaps. Try using a scope with that setup... ugh. You also can only do that with 5870/5970 eyefinity 6 models.
I'd rather have a higher pixel density with five 30" thin-bezel 1600p displays than five 1080p displays. You can actually do that with a 6990, or with crossfire cards and adapters.
    
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I'd rather have a higher pixel density with five 30" thin-bezel 1600p displays than five 1080p displays. You can actually do that with a 6990, or with crossfire cards and adapters.
You can barely handle 3 30" with 2GB of VRAM. Don't get ahead of yourself. You can only connect 4 monitors with the 6990 as well. Any more will cause screen tearing up the wazoo. Unless you're waiting for the magical MST Hub soon to be released in 2 years for another $150. You certainly can't do more than 2-way for 4800x2560 either. The bridge can't handle it. But, let's not get too off topic here.
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damn this is making me regret my decision to go nvidia... o well, im still going to pull it out. DRIVER SUPPORT!!!

K going back to my nerd cage before i start spouting more nonsense.
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8000 x 2560 is where it's at, Poopa. Get back to me in 2012.
    
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8000 x 2560 is where it's at, Poopa. Get back to me in 2012.
What are you going to use to power that? Two 6GB/GPU 7990s? Doubt the current bridge could even handle 20.4M pixels in 2-way.
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i have no issues running triple sli. Nvidia sli has been super easy to setup (compared to the HD48xx series). But I'm curious now with the concerns about the cpu holding back the nvidia cards (or maybe the amd cards too). I'll be watching
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The GTX 580 1.5GB is overpriced. No doubt about it.

I do think that three GTX 580 3GB would of beat the the 6990 plus 6970 setup, especially if both set ups were overclocked to their max.
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What are you going to use to power that? Two 6GB/GPU 7990s? Doubt the current bridge could even handle 20.4M pixels in 2-way.
Probably two 1600W PSUs, ahahahahaaaaa!
    
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Probably two 1600W PSUs, ahahahahaaaaa!
Hopefully die shrinks will finally bring TDP back down. I remember when 1000W seemed like overkill.
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The GTX 580 1.5GB is overpriced. No doubt about it.

I do think that three GTX 580 3GB would of beat the the 6990 plus 6970 setup, especially if both set ups were overclocked to their max.
[H] states that the test setup did not push the GTX580's past their 1.5gb limit to keep it "fair". I'm hoping you actually read the review and not just posting what you think is holding back the Nvidia setup.
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