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[Fz] Nvidia GTX 680 brings multi-display support

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Up to four displays on single card

While chasing specifications and performance numbers of the upcoming GK104 Kepler based Nvidia GTX 680 card, we kinda overlooked one new key feature, multi-display support for up to four independent displays on a single card, another first for Nvidia.

It is pretty much well known that the upcoming GTX 680 will feature two DVI, one HDMI and one DisplayPort output, but for the first time, Nvidia's GPU will be able to drive up to four displays at the same time. Another novelty is that Nvidia's 3D Vision Surround with full stereoscopic 3D on three screens will also work on a single card.

With multi-display support and boasts of good performance per Watt, Nvidia has certainly managed to surprise us this time around. [Yes, they borrowed a few AMD ideas, and now AMD will probably start borrowing theirs, like rebranding. Ed]

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I'm going to make a guess that for 4 displays to be supported at any one given time, the GTX 680 will be running at full core clocks, and idle around 85C.
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NFinity?
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This is great but I can't help but read this line negatively...
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With multi-display support and boasts of good performance per Watt

Couldn't they just say good performance? This makes me once again feel like kepler will be better performance per watt than most cards, but still have lower overall performance... much like ivy bridge is turning out to be. frown.gif
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I've been wondering about this for so long. Might have to upgrade to a 680 if it outperforms my 6950s. I hope it does. Crossfire is a pain.
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I've been wondering about this for so long. Might have to upgrade to a 680 if it outperforms my 6950s. I hope it does. Crossfire is a pain.

I tried 6950 cf, never again... sold other one long ago. And if the second uni heaven test on 680 is true(1975), it's a pretty bad ass upgrade from my 6950 score(774).
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Hmmm...depending on performance, this added feature might be just what pushes me over to the green team...hehehehe...I cant wait to see the reviews
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