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While there are Nvidia cards that can cope with more than the standard 2 displays at once, I'd not recommend them anyway. Personally, for multi-boxing Eve, I'd go for something mid-range last gen, and get 3 of them. Skip the SLI or Xfire, and just fit 3 GTX460 1GB, or 5850/5870/6950s and put one display on each of them. One GPU per game will be entirely enough to run it well.


I am sure Windows will not be able to assign one GPU to render one display for 3 monitors rendered by 3 GPUs. There's only one main rendering adapter and all monitors hooked to other cards in Extended Mode also rendered by main adapter not in SLI mode.

 

Thre's no option to set the displays hooked to each GPU as "Primary" display.

 

Am I missing something here? Afaik, even extended desktop is done by main adapter.

 

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I am sure Windows will not be able to assign one GPU to render one display for 3 monitors rendered by 3 GPUs. There's only one main rendering adapter and all monitors hooked to other cards in Extended Mode also rendered by main adapter not in SLI mode.

Thre's no option to set the displays hooked to each GPU as "Primary" display.

Am I missing something here? Afaik, even extended desktop is done by main adapter.

I know you can't pick what GPU renders what. They do their thing and you have to deal with it. And I know Trifire Is more of a pain in the butt than its worth for gaming.
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thats a 1GB version buddy i would rather recommend a 2GB version specially if its a tri monitor setup the more VRAM its more better but if you suggest it because you thought it was a $$ which is the limit then ya a 1GB 6950 is OK
OP pls can you tell us Your BUDGET rolleyes.gif
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My budget was a little under $400. I just ended up buying this http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2104100&CatId=3669.

Thanks for all the suggestions though.
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