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I have 3 s23a750d's that need a new graphics card to compliment.

Since they only support display port, the asus direct cu II would be perfect for its 4 display outputs

Would a single card be able to handle these monitors? Or would i need a second one?
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I have 3 s23a750d's that need a new graphics card to compliment.
Since they only support display port, the asus direct cu II would be perfect for its 4 display outputs
Would a single card be able to handle these monitors? Or would i need a second one?
One will play all games quite comfortably but not at maximum graphics settings, if you want to max out you'll need 2 7970s smile.gif
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It sure will be able to handle them in the desktop enviroment, gaming won't be ideal in terms of FPS on such a resolution with 1 GPU but it'll do the job well enough.
 
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Originally Posted by AndyM95 View Post

One will play all games quite comfortably but not at maximum graphics settings, if you want to max out you'll need 2 7970s smile.gif

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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post

It sure will be able to handle them in the desktop enviroment, gaming won't be ideal in terms of FPS on such a resolution with 1 GPU but it'll do the job well enough.

Thanks guys, Ill get one for now, and then upgrade to two if I really feel like it.
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Well its either that, or a 670 4gb. with a couple of converters for the dvi
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I have 3 s23a750d's that need a new graphics card to compliment.
Since they only support display port, the asus direct cu II would be perfect for its 4 display outputs
Would a single card be able to handle these monitors? Or would i need a second one?
One will play all games quite comfortably but not at maximum graphics settings, if you want to max out you'll need FOUR 7970s smile.gif


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Depends on what games you are playing but for example BF3 set to Ultra with one 7970 you would get about 70fps on avg, with two I'm getting 150fps avg, I would get a second one if you can afford it seeing that you want to game at 120hz..

And if you decide to go Nvidia, I would recommend the EVGA 680 Classified as a bare minimum.

http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=04G-P4-3688-KR

Also I just noticed you mention you have 3 screens so yeah I would suggest 2 cards minimum.
Edited by Kosai - 10/18/12 at 9:14am
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for 5760 x 1080 resolution a single HD 7970 or HD 7950 overclocked to 1.2 Ghz can handle the latest games at high settings. wherever required like in BF3 turn off MSAA to get playable fps.
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for 5760 x 1080 resolution a single HD 7970 or HD 7950 overclocked to 1.2 Ghz can handle the latest games at high settings. wherever required like in BF3 turn off MSAA to get playable fps.

without doubt the 7970 is a dream for eyefinity.
1.2ghz runs my setup fine.
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without doubt the 7970 is a dream for eyefinity.
1.2ghz runs my setup fine.

Reference or non reference card?

Also the ROG matrix just came out on pccasegear, is it worth spending $150 more?

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_877&products_id=19728
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http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_877&products_id=21755
Edited by GetX - 10/19/12 at 1:17am
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