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Fantastic stuff!

software will be FSX with plenty of graphics enhancing addons to maximize VFR flying realism.

CPU wise, was originally looking at X58 with an i7 980

or a Z68 with a 2600k

There will be overclocking involved ofcourse


ITS literally going to be down the final decision on the amount of monitors wanted.

Let me ask you..

Ive seen on quite a few sites 5x1 monitors but all portrait... is 5x1 or 7x1 definitely possible in landscape?
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post #12 of 14
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6990x2? Would that do it?


I had a 5x1 portrait setup one time and ended up with frustration instead. Drivers wouldn't recognize all 5 monitors at the same time. The max monitor would be 4 and one would randomly shut off for no reason. I returned the monitors and got me the 3x28" HannsG instead. Pretty much satisfied with 3x1 setup.
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post #13 of 14
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Fantastic stuff!

software will be FSX with plenty of graphics enhancing addons to maximize VFR flying realism.

CPU wise, was originally looking at X58 with an i7 980

or a Z68 with a 2600k

There will be overclocking involved ofcourse


ITS literally going to be down the final decision on the amount of monitors wanted.

Let me ask you..

Ive seen on quite a few sites 5x1 monitors but all portrait... is 5x1 or 7x1 definitely possible in landscape?

For current series, 6990 will allow you to set 5x1 portrait or landscape but not mixed. For decent scaling at that resolution you are going to need 2 x6990s.

1 monitor with DVI and 4 monitors with native DisplayPort. If the monitor has no native DisplayPort, an active adapter is needed for Eyefinity to work.

You could setup 7x1 or 10x1 or 12x1 using 2 cards such as 5770 & 5870 Eyefinity6, but no crossfire scaling and for desktop real estate purposes only.

Unlike Nvidia Surround, AMD Eyefinity has all the monitors connected to the main card.
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AMD GPUs don't have enough VRAM really. 2GB just aint going to cut it. I hope their next series has 4GB VRAM.
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