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I have the Hydro Classified GTX 580 3GB card and want to hook up 3 screens without SLI'ing because these cards to so freakin' expensive. Is there another way to hook up 3 screens without SLI'ing?
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post #2 of 15
You need at least another card to run 3 monitors.
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Do i have to SLI my cards or can I just buy a crap card? i need to display stock prices.
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post #4 of 15
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Do i have to SLI my cards or can I just buy a crap card? i need to display stock prices.

A crap card would be fine!
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post #5 of 15
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Do i have to SLI my cards or can I just buy a crap card? i need to display stock prices.

no you need another 580... if you wanted to go the three monitor set up on single card you should have gotten an amd card sorry man redface.gif
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Edited by ITS OVER 9000! - 2/6/12 at 12:23pm
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post #7 of 15
sorry OP but a single 580 will only run 2 monitors. if you want 3 you'll have to buy a 2nd card, or switch to AMD
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^^ What he said or You can buy the Matrox TH2G Hardware http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/gxm/th2go/ that enables you to play 3 monitors with 1 card, but for the prize is better off getting another card.
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post #9 of 15
I concur just buy any old GPU. Check out my setup no SLI and I can do four monitors.
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post #10 of 15
NVIDIA now has mdt tech, look into it.

Its not going to help your current situations unless you can return your card. But its good food for thought, now that nvidia can do multiple displays
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