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Hi,

I just got a custumor that would like to hook up 12 monitors and in the future maybe more.

Going for 2 sets of the Samsung MD230X6 6x 23 sets [6 displays on a stand with small bezels]

I dont seem to be able to get eyefinity 6 cards here in holland anymore.
Could i go with like an Asus Maximus Extreme or an EVGA P67 FTW 1155 board and hook up four graphics cards and use 3 to 4 displays on each card ? for a total of 16 screens. no CF or sli.. just 1 main the rest extended

The custumor wont do any 3D stuff, its just for showing graphs and other business related stuff.

If it would work wich cards will be best to use ?
150 euro [200 dollar] per card or lower would be nice.

Thanks in advance
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3 hd 6950 http://widescreengamingforum.com/node/14686


hd 5870 eyefinety 6 card can take monitors

http://www.talidoo.com/index.php?pag...uct&info=33483
http://shop7.de/GRA0060602/ComputerB...2gdb-6xdp.html


FirePro V8800 can take up to 6 monitors on one card.
Mor budget 7900 and 7800
Edited by The sword of Roland - 8/18/11 at 5:50am
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post #3 of 66
"I dont seem to be able to get eyefinity 6 cards here in holland anymore."


If you dont have that you're going to need 2 amd cards for ever 6 monitors I belive.
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post #4 of 66
6790's will support 6 displays, don't know if anything lower will, i'd imagine you could find a 6550 or something similar that will support 6 displays.

"Up to 6 displays supported with DisplayPort 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport"

*edit* Not sure when the Multi-Stream Transport hubs are coming out, the cards would work for sure if you had 3x of them, though it's going to be a slightly expensive setup :-\\ Ebay doesn't have eyefinity edition cards I guess?
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how about *le gasp!*


A projector?
    
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I would just do as the first person suggested and go for two AMD cards. They support 6 screens each and if you can't get them in Holland, someone here can perhaps buy them in Europe for you and then ship em on out.
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If i would find cards like that and get a board with 4 or more PCI-E slots will he be able to run 24 displays then ?
The more the better he says.
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Originally Posted by Farih View Post
If i would find cards like that and get a board with 4 or more PCI-E slots will he be able to run 24 displays then ?
The more the better he says.
If you get four cards you will be able to run 24 displays as well. Set them up in a 8x3 fashion.
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i buy some off my pc gear from a company in germany called caseking maybe you could get what you want from them
    
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