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i would like to setup 3 19"ws monitors and don't know what graphic cards i should get, eyefinity or crossfire? i am going to have an AMD mobo and a phenom x4 980 be
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what resolution?
post #3 of 14
19inches monitor aren't even 1080p more like 1440p .

Depends on the game tho . a 6950-70 would do alone for many games with that resolution and minimum AA. take a 2G version still. crossfire would be for bf3 etc.
    
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19inches monitor aren't even 1080p more like 1440p .

Depends on the game tho . a 6950-70 would do alone for many games with that resolution and minimum AA. take a 2G version still. crossfire would be for bf3 etc.

What? Only 1440p monitors out are 27 inchers. U mean 1440x900?

Op, 2x 6950s or 2x gtx570s would be great for that setup and last quite a while
 
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cant i only have one card with 3 vga monitors with one displayport to vga adaptor?
post #6 of 14
depends on the quality you're looking for. most games will run with a single 6950. if you want good graphics i'd say get x2 6970's.
post #7 of 14
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gaming wont be the main use i just want a triple monitor setup for the space, would a single 6870 be good enough for 3 screens, ill be yousing the AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core and 4 gigs of CORSAIR Vengeance 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
Edited by danieljturenne - 11/20/11 at 10:31pm
post #8 of 14
get an AMD GPU card,use eyefinity for 3 LCD~
buy 6850 OC or above.
post #9 of 14
Single 6870 will be plenty, *IF* you only game on one display, and just use the others for extra desktop. It'll really struggle if you try and use surround.
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Just note that you can NOT use 3 vga monitors with eyefinity.
Most vga you can use is 2
1 top dvi port
2 dp to vga

The bottom dvi port does NOT have analog signal so it will not work with a svi to vga adapter.
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