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Buying a used OEM GTX 590 from a alienware tonight for $500

Anyone run three monitors off one gtx 590?

Whats the max size monitor I should get? I am playing BF3 mainly

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Yes it is possible to run 3 monitors off the GTX 590, but you need to watch ram usage. GTX 590 has 1.5GB of memory max and BF3 can eat through memory in Surround mode pretty quickly, definitely you will need to drop some settings and turn off MSAA for triple monitor.
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Yes it is possible to run 3 monitors off the GTX 590, but you need to watch ram usage. GTX 590 has 1.5GB of memory max and BF3 can eat through memory in Surround mode pretty quickly, definitely you will need to drop some settings and turn off MSAA for triple monitor.

ok... Yeah I am use to running at med with my 570 for smoothness so won't be a big deal to drop the settings.

Will I be ok with 3 x 24"'s? or should i go smaller like 22"

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