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looking at getting this card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

what i want to know is, with a single card can i do 3 monitors on it.
i want one window to have maybe chrome, the other to have a game playing, and then the last screen to have maybe a movie playing.

not really sure how doing more than one monitor works as i have never tried to use more than one monitor per card.

Edit:
also between
GV-R795WF3-3GD GIGABYTE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125414
SAPPHIRE 100352-2L http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

what card would you go with.
reviews say the gigabyte is voltage locked now and the sapphire has dual bios switch.
sounds like sapphire is better but, i'm no gpu geek so wouldnt know.
Edited by Jollyriffic - 11/20/12 at 5:12pm
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post #2 of 19
That is no problem for a 7950.
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yep, agreed a single 7950 will do the job for what you want to do. all you have to think about is how to connect them like a DVI splitter cable for example
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can i use different size monitors?
working on a project where i'll have maybe 2x 17 or 15" monitors and then my 32" hdmi tv.
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can i use different size monitors?
working on a project where i'll have maybe 2x 17 or 15" monitors and then my 32" hdmi tv.

yes as i have seen people do that alot.. i have before but with only 2 monitors/screens smile.gif
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post #6 of 19
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sweet! thanks for the help and info everyone.
i'll be building a new system using that card, i7, and asus sabertooth z77
building a custom case.. so pretty exciting about that.. i'll post the build log once i get all the parts wink.gif
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Sounds aweomse! biggrin.gif
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what do you all think the chance of that card going on sale black friday or cyber monday?

edit: also between
GV-R795WF3-3GD GIGABYTE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125414
SAPPHIRE 100352-2L http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

what card would you go with.
reviews say the gigabyte is voltage locked now and the sapphire has dual bios switch.
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Edited by Jollyriffic - 11/20/12 at 4:59pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jollyriffic View Post

what do you all think the chance of that card going on sale black friday or cyber monday?
Worth waiting for tbh, always a chance.
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Originally Posted by Jollyriffic View Post

what do you all think the chance of that card going on sale black friday or cyber monday?
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GV-R795WF3-3GD GIGABYTE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125414
SAPPHIRE 100352-2L http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006
what card would you go with.
reviews say the gigabyte is voltage locked now and the sapphire has dual bios switch.
sounds like sapphire is better but, i'm no gpu geek so wouldnt know.

Go with the Gigabyte . the gigabyte windforce3x is a better cooler. also gigabyte provides 3 yr warranty compared to sapphire's 2 yr warranty. the gigabyte card has unlocked voltage. gigabyte has also released a boost bios with 1 ghz boost clock.

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4121#bios
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