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I have two EVGA GTX 580 Clasified Ultra video cards I've installed in a computer I am building. Both cards have dual DVI outputs and the cards came with DVI to HDMI and DVI to VGA adapters. My 27" monitor resolution is 2560x1440 (WQHD) and has the following input options:
2 x dual-link DVI with HDCP
HDMI w/HDCP
DisplayPort w/HDCP
VGA
Component
Composite
How should I hook up my monitor to my video cards to get best video performance?
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Hood up through DVI on the top card and that's it. Since your only running one monitor you will gain from the 2 cards.

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Hood up through DVI on the top card and that's it. Since your only running one monitor you will gain from the 2 cards.
Terry

My case is reverse ATX so motherboard is upside down. In reverse ATX primary PCI-E slot is bottom slot just above CPU. So, hookup bottom card i nstalled in primary PCI-E slot, DVI out on card to DVI in on monitor?
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My case is reverse ATX so motherboard is upside down. In reverse ATX primary PCI-E slot is bottom slot just above CPU. So, hookup bottom card i nstalled in primary PCI-E slot, DVI out on card to DVI in on monitor?

Oops, my bad. Yes your first card in is the first PCI slot.
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