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post #11 of 23
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Max nvidia cards in SLI is three monitors. Unless you use different graphic cards.
I would actually go AMD for this, but I think three is enough..
Is three really the maximum if I have 2 cards with 2 DVI ports each?
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post #12 of 23
You can't run them in SLI is what they're trying to say. You can do 4 monitors but you cannot have them in SLI mode. If you want SLI performance you can only do 3 monitors.
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post #13 of 23
Budget? 6990 has 4GB of RAM for that high resolution and 4 native displayports
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post #14 of 23
If you want SLI performance, AND four monitors, get a GTX 460 2Win to run three of them, and something along the lines of a GTS 430/GT 240 to run the fourth display. Then you get Surround 2D, and an extra monitor.

^ Or the 6990. If your willing to throw that much on a card You wouldn't be disappointed.
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post #15 of 23
Even if you did quad monitor, in games it wouldn't look right because the hud area would be split between 2 screens and a giant bezel.
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Unless he uses 3 for Eyefinity and one for chats/music/guides/???/hamster simulations
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post #17 of 23
Odd numbers look best for gaming. You could do a 3x1 layout and add a separate monitor up top.
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post #18 of 23
1. Buy AMD Card
2. Get 3 monitors
3. Setup eyefinity
4. ???
5. Profit!
post #19 of 23
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--CHANGING WHAT I WANT!--

Ok, so i will go for 3 computer monitors. BUT i want to be able to connect my HDTV wirelessly.

what cards can I use for that?

also, how would I go about setting that up. (googles)

I want to stream netflix and Windows Media Center TV to my TV. how can I do that along with my 3 monitor setup?
Edited by Darqside - 5/14/11 at 6:53pm
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post #20 of 23

you'll have to get something similar to

. You cannot use 3 monitors and HDTV all at the same time. An eyefinity card can only run 2 out of 3 ports of the following, DVI/DVI/HDMI. You have to run either dvi/dvi/displayport or dvi/hdmi/displayport.
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