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hiii guys i was about to buy another 1440p so that i would have 3 x 1440p monitor + a 1080p i would like to know how could i plug them all and what port to use and if i can use 3x DVI dual link + another Dvi for the 1080p monitor i have enough dvi connection but i dont know if it will work out

i have 2x680GTX from msi the twin frozr ones

thanks for reply and help smile.gif that would be really appreciated !!
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I think you can just hook them all up on any available ports.

You might run into VRAM issues though with such a high display resolution. I guess there isn't that much horse power anyway to run AA with this resolution but anyway.
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You need three Dual-link DVI-D ports - one for each of the 1440p and the other - it doesn't really matter.

AFAIK each of your cards has one. So you will have to use the DisplayPort too. Insight from someone experienced needed here, but I think it won't work otherwise. Not sure if you could run an image through an adapter of some sort.

If you run the third over HDMI, it has the bandwidth for 30Hz refresh rate, which implies creating a custom resolution for it. It would break your desktop spanning.
Edited by fragamemnon - 6/19/13 at 3:01am
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You need three Dual-link DVI-D ports - one for each of the 1440p and the other - it doesn't really matter.

AFAIK each of your cards has one. So you will have to use the DisplayPort too. Insight from someone experienced needed here, but I think it won't work otherwise. Not sure if you could run an image through an adapter of some sort.

If you run the third over HDMI, it has the bandwidth for 30Hz refresh rate, which implies creating a custom resolution for it. It would break your desktop spanning.

thanks a lot smile.gif but anyway i have at the momment my Dell 27u11 can be pluged with display port so i can just do that that would solve the issues i guess:) and from what i heard i cant use adapter like when you buy a korean panel on ebay it says

not to use adapter thanks again:)
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I think you can just hook them all up on any available ports.

You might run into VRAM issues though with such a high display resolution. I guess there isn't that much horse power anyway to run AA with this resolution but anyway.

thanks for the reply and yeah probably vram issues but i dont plan on doing surround tongue.gif i just want a lot of monitor to do multitasking render etc.. but i will try surround if i can for sure just to see what its like:)
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