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Hi every one,

Please advice, which setup between below is better for daily use and gaming..

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Option 02:




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Put display one and two on the first card, then display three on the second card. (this is for nvidia surround right)? Then remove the 9500... Why do you have it anyway? For physx I'm sure it will do more harm than good.
 
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Put display one and two on the first card, then display three on the second card. (this is for nvidia surround right)? Then remove the 9500... Why do you have it anyway? For physx I'm sure it will do more harm than good.
Thanks for your answer, when i am using your method i cant run SLI on 3 monitor since i do have 3 different lcd's

When i add the 3rd gpu, i was able to run 2 lcd's on SLI and run the 3rd one alone on this 3rd gpu..
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Can you run surround using the 9500 (I doubt it, but I really don't know). Different monitors has never stopped me running SLI.
 
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post #5 of 14
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Can you run surround using the 9500 (I doubt it, but I really don't know). Different monitors has never stopped me running SLI.
Man you are ROCK!!! Really,, i just MADE it as you said, take a look





Thank you very very much..

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be careful though, with surround on, u will be rendering across 3 displays and some games may not play fluidly like before.
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How is your performance in surround? I'm considering getting 3 monitors but have heard my VRAM will be inadequate with two GTX 560Ti's....
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be careful though, with surround on, u will be rendering across 3 displays and some games may not play fluidly like before.

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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post
How is your performance in surround? I'm considering getting 3 monitors but have heard my VRAM will be inadequate with two GTX 560Ti's....

Which game you think I should try else, i already tried Crysis 2, COD BO, NFS HP and FSX, and all at Res above 4800x2560.. without no problems or any issue...

Its really nice experience to try it.. But try to get all the 3 LCD the same, in my case i have 2 LCD identical and one is different but there was no matter and i was able to run nvida 3d surround with no issue
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well that's rare that u can game on 3 30" monitors with only 1 GB of ram and be fine. do u have GTX 285 1 GB or GTX 285 2 GB?

btw the 560 would be fine for surround if u got the 2 GB version.
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well that's rare that u can game on 3 30" monitors with only 1 GB of ram and be fine. do u have GTX 285 1 GB or GTX 285 2 GB?

btw the 560 would be fine for surround if u got the 2 GB version.

i have 2 GTX 285 Sli with 1 GB for each one and my monitors are 2 21" and 1 23"
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