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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by verbatim View Post
I have eyefinity and a good idea is to set up 2 diff profiles with your drivers.
One is the eyefinity screen 6048x1080 (in my case)
the 2nd is 3x 1080p screens.
You switch between with a simple ctrl+alt+1 or ctrl+alt+2

The 3 separate screens allow you to expand a movie, browser, single screen program/game with no overlap to the next screen and perform the same as a single screen setup.

Switch to the eyefinity for your wide screen games with a ctrl+alt+2 adn off you go.
Hmm. That's interesting, so basically you can switch between Expanded Screens and Eyefinity Screen like that? How would I set this macro up?
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very easy. just open CCC then the presets tab. Add prest.
Then top right in CCC preferences, hotkeys.
Very simple.
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yes
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post #14 of 20
I used to do that, but at times when switching, the monitors would randomly go out of order (as if it wasn't saving the settings). One of the many frustrations I had with eyefinity.
post #15 of 20
6970 Crossfire is not enough for 2560X1600 x 3 Eyefinity. You need Quad-Fire.

I'm running 3X30'' Eyefinity without any problems. No problems with the bandwidth or the Crossfire bridges. It's working fine.
    
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post #16 of 20
I have had issues with certain games as well. With 3 2560x1600 monitors I do not see 2 6970's cutting it. You would need Tri-fire but then again I do not think most games are optimized to run at eyefinity res anyway. It is hit or miss.
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I am having hard time with 2560 x 1440 let alone 3 1600p. You will need something like 4 x GTX580s 3GB
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post #18 of 20
It won't max many of the new games.

Some people are not understanding how much harder 2560x1600 is to run over 1920x1080 or 1920x1200. It's almost twice as hard to run, in some games it's over twice as hard due to the way the engine works. This is why I sold my 2560x1600 monitor, it was costing me a fortune to keep games maxed at that resolution (had to upgrade GPU to top of the line every year, no exceptions).

3x 1080p vs 3x 1600p can't even be compared in terms of horsepower required. Your computer will be fine with 3x 1080p most likely - but still suffer in some really graphical games. 3x 1600p is going to destroy anything but the absolute best quadfire/quad-sli rigs, and I feel that even they will struggle on the ~5 most graphical games on the market.

It's just not logical unless can blow 4 grand a year on a computer to keep everything running decently. You won't be able to skip generations, and every generation you will have to buy 3/4 of the top of the line cards.
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I am having hard time with 2560 x 1440 let alone 3 1600p. You will need something like 4 x GTX580s 3GB
Nah. I'm doing fine with Quad-Fire 6970, and was doing fine with 6990+6970+6970. 580 Quad-SLI is not better.
    
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post #20 of 20
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Can 6970 CF support eyefinity for three LCD with res: 3 x [2560 x 1600]?

Also what are there any games that can support such high resolution? Is it a waste of money?
Running CFX on my setup with 2560x1440 is quite acceptable at high Ultra setting for the moment. But adding 2 more monitors... I would say QuadFire seriously.
 
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