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post #11 of 15
yeah get the 6970s for eyefinity
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I'm going to recommend you DISREGARD the people telling you to get 6970's over your 580's De-zant has a good idea, get 3 good ips screens and just do surround. Would be sick!
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post #13 of 15
yes ATI cards support more than 3 monitors, but i agree that the horizontal bezel will get in the way a lot. usually you are aiming at the center of the screen where that is.

the tripple monitor surround using 2560x1600 displays will eat up graphics power like crazy. i dont even know if three 580s can handle that. my 580 doesnt always deliver the FPS i want at the settings i choose. (which are never max by the way)

however, it will looks sick if you can pull it off. and i would beez super jelly.

best for surround (which i would recommend sticking with) would be 3x 27 or 30 inch monitors, or three projectors. projectors can be set up to produce one single, uninterrupted picture. no bezels. but you need room for that, and the patience to set it up.
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Originally Posted by rocklobsta1109 View Post
I'm going to recommend you DISREGARD the people telling you to get 6970's over your 580's De-zant has a good idea, get 3 good ips screens and just do surround. Would be sick!
I've had 2 5870's before, and I can't even find one positive thing about them. With these 580's I'll never go back to ATI.

So I guess I just have to find a stand that supports 3 27" LCD's, I can't afford those 30" IPS screens.
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Im running three displays on a single 6850.. i get reasonable framerates.. id say if you went for a 6970 + a 6990 you could max out games on six monitors.. But with Nvidia you will only be able to use 3 displays for gaming.
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