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post #1 of 14
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Hello all!

I'm building a new rig about mid-next year and Looking to step into Tri-monitor setup's, I've been hearing alot of talk about 120Hz Monitors too so I would like to ask around and wonder what people would recommend for 3-Screens.

ATM I've got a HD6970 2GB but I'm thinking of maybe xfire'ing 2 of them or heading upto a 6990 dual card setup.
post #2 of 14
Whats your budget bud?

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/236-a...mi-d-sub-dvi-d
I would get 3 of these
post #3 of 14
You will want another GPU. 2 6970's will do the trick, but you won't be maxing most AAA titles at 5760X1080 with just the 2 GPU's.
    
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Budget, well I'd say it isn't a problem as I'm just looking but I wouldn't want something too OTT, lol I guess about 200 - 300 per monitor, Maybe stretch to 400 on the outside depending. TY for your replys atm Guys!
post #5 of 14
basing on your price I would get this http://www.scan.co.uk/products/27-sa...-m-10001-black

Damn sexi screens and beautiful picture
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Um, if you're not building the RIG till mid next year, come back in 6 months.

No one knows what new stuff will be out btwn now and then and any recs we give you now may be outdated by then.
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post #9 of 14
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Aye, I do understand that Banthracis. Althought technology moves quickly I personally don't think it moves -that- quickly and anything that'll be out then would be tracked by people looking forward and intrested. On the other hand, Although I have a target of "Mid next-year" nothing really stopping me from doing it now.

I am however waiting on Ivy Bridge to come out!
post #10 of 14
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Aye, I do understand that Banthracis. Althought technology moves quickly I personally don't think it moves -that- quickly and anything that'll be out then would be tracked by people looking forward and intrested. On the other hand, Although I have a target of "Mid next-year" nothing really stopping me from doing it now.

I am however waiting on Ivy Bridge to come out!
Actually there is something to what Banthracis said. If this rig is purely hypothetical subject to a 6 month waiting period constraint, then a lot does change. We will likely see a drop in the price of 2560X1600 TN panels, a reduction in IPS prices, and certainly Kepler/Southern Isles from Nvidia and AMD. (BTW, ATI is dead. May want to update that sig.)

Seeing that new gpu's will be out it is tough to say exactly what you will want. IIRC correctly Kepler is simply a die shrink, but Southern Isles is a new architecture pretty much. Ergo we can guess what type of yields we can expect from Kepler, but Southern Isles may wipe the floor with the current Cayman offerings.
    
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