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Is there any nvidia solution for 3 screens on a single card? i saw this and it has 3 ports on it
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814261109
I cant tell though if it can use all three at once. and if it can't is there any way i can use another cheapy card and still be able to game on tripple head?

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The vga port swaps signal with one of the dvi ports, cheapy cards are a great way to go as well.
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Only the 590 I believe.
    
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U dont want that card for 3 monitors. Get a AMD 6950 or 6970
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Oh damn...

OK well since i can also do the cheapy card option for monitor 3 is there a way to play a game accross all three?

I don't want AMD anymore. also thats why i posted in nvidia. ALSO, i use them mostly in extended mode, NOT surround / eyefinity. but i sometimes play a game on all three which i would still like to do.
    
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Only way to have three monitors in surround is to have two cards in sli. Unless you get the evga 460ftw or a gtx590
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post #7 of 28
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Originally Posted by Juggalo23451 View Post
Only way to have three monitors in surround is to have two cards in sli. Unless you get the evga 460ftw or a gtx590
Is there a software sollution? Not getting a 590 and is the 460ftw worth it? Im looking that up now.
    
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Is there a software sollution? Not getting a 590 and is the 460ftw worth it? Im looking that up now.
If you are looking for just one card to display 3 monitors in NVIDIA surround it would be the best option
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post #9 of 28
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Not getting a 590 and is the 460ftw worth it?
IMO no. It tends to be overpriced compared to current 460 prices, and each gpu only has a 1GB framebuffer, which will run out fast in surround.
post #10 of 28
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OK i looked up this card and it has 2 dvi and 1 hdmi.. do i use the HDMI for the third screen? also whats the difference between this and a regular 460. and are there any other alternatives, software or hardware?

this card is going for 200 bucks on amazon and a regular 460 is 180 on newegg.
    
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