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...not a single motherboard exists that has 2 Displayport, that means that Haswell and Ivy only run Dual monitor (yes, I know about thunderbolt, overpriced and isn't on Z87 anyways)...

Look at the ASUS Z87 Deluxe/Dual. It has two Thunderbolt ports. Also, Thunderbolt can be used as a DisplayPort, which means this board has two DisplayPorts.
   
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I am not 100% but it would seem a big waste to provide so many ports if you couldn't hook 3 monitors up to this Gigabyte board.
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4483#sp

anyway good luck, as others have said just grab a cheapie card.
    
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Considered USB?

USB what? USB graphics card? That'd be great, i asked about it and got no responses on such a device though.
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1) Displayport 1.2 can daisy chain monitors. If you dont have all 3 monitors already, buy one that is daisy-chain ready and put the DP1.1 as the last one in the DP chain.

I already have my 3 monitors. u2312hm, sanyo dp1940, kds rad-7xp. no daisychaning going to happen.
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2) MST hub. Yes its expensive but now you dont have to worry about how pretty or ugly that last card is, and it leaves another PCIe slot for another 7950 wink.gif We all know how important hashing power is.

yea...expensive, no. A $20 graphics card would work for me here. I'm trying to simply make that a $10-15 card, or a better looking card, etc. This is for a 1024p old monitor to display temp graphs, i really dont need anything fancy here.

I can't fit another 7950 without risers, so that's why I'm okay with taking up this slot. If I add a 3+ 7950s, I'll be using risers anyways, so I wont care I'm running on x1 instead of x4 since bandwidth has no impact on hashing.
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Look at the ASUS Z87 Deluxe/Dual. It has two Thunderbolt ports. Also, Thunderbolt can be used as a DisplayPort, which means this board has two DisplayPorts.

No. Just no. I already have my stuff, I'm not buying another motherboard for this stupid, 20 year old LCD monitor just to display some temp graphs. Come on now, this is a $10-20 problem, not a $300 one.
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HASWELL SYSTEMS CANNOT RUN TRIPLE MONITOR BECAUSE NO MOTHERBOARD EXISTS THAT HAS 2x DISPLAYPORT...

...AND YOU CANNOT RUN MORE THAN 2 MONITORS ON A HASWELL SYSTEM
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Look at the ASUS Z87 Deluxe/Dual. It has two Thunderbolt ports. Also, Thunderbolt can be used as a DisplayPort, which means this board has two DisplayPorts.

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...No. Just no. I already have my stuff, I'm not buying another motherboard...

Whoa, boy! I never suggested that you buy another MOBO. I was just pointing out that there is a MOBO that does have the equivalent of two DisplayPorts.
   
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35$ after mir and a slight overhang on top side of the card, but close counts right?http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150567Free ORCS! thumb.gif but seriously finding one that matches your aesthetic requirements for 15$ is hard.

This probably doesn't even require the fan being turned on if you have good airflow in your case(watch it under load i guess?)http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102994

And my fav for 15$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127584 just paint the visible side of the heat sink with black hi temp paint and it should look great "imo".

Edit; As far as the fan control goes it probably doesnt even require one for what your doing since I assume that you have a fan blowing on your 7950s anyway, from the side maybe?, which will most likely hit this with all it could ever need as well.

Edit again:I think ccc is compatible between 6xxx and 7xxx? If not go without or unpack like the other poster said and avoid ccc.
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Yea that overhang is useless. It needs to be a single slot card. There will be a 7950 immediately above, and a PSU immediately below (7 slot system, bitfenix shinobi, your standard mid-atx case). It would get in the way with the 2nd 7950.

In my case, I have 10 fans, most of which are 140mm. However, I only run them when stress testing or benchmarking, even when I'm gaming I actually turn all my fans off. But I will be using this 2nd card to just run hwinfo on a 1024p monitor, it's not going to get hot, and worst case scenario it degrades over time, so what. I see 6570s on ebay for ~$25 (fanless sapphire version, blue pcb, for example).

I dont mind silver or colored heatsinks, just the PCB needs to be blue or black, that's all. That MSI card has a brown pcb. I see 6450s on ebay for $25 though. That $14 AR on newegg is a great price, too bad it has a fan and brown pcb.
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Yea that overhang is useless. It needs to be a single slot card. There will be a 7950 immediately above, and a PSU immediately below (7 slot system, bitfenix shinobi, your standard mid-atx case). It would get in the way with the 2nd 7950.

In my case, I have 10 fans, most of which are 140mm. However, I only run them when stress testing or benchmarking, even when I'm gaming I actually turn all my fans off. But I will be using this 2nd card to just run hwinfo on a 1024p monitor, it's not going to get hot, and worst case scenario it degrades over time, so what. I see 6570s on ebay for ~$25 (fanless sapphire version, blue pcb, for example).

I dont mind silver or colored heatsinks, just the PCB needs to be blue or black, that's all. That MSI card has a brown pcb. I see 6450s on ebay for $25 though. That $14 AR on newegg is a great price, too bad it has a fan and brown pcb.
no over hang on the third one and 15$. PCB looks awfully black to me...http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127584&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=6146846&SID=614t6725zr9n

Edit: my guess is you will never hear that fan but if you unplug it
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wow, problem solved. You can run triple monitor off igpu, it just works. I dont know why it didn't work last time i tried, it mustve been because of too many adaptors or something (i still am plugged in dvi, hdmi, vga), i think maybe it was having 2 analogue signals (my main monitor was vga to dvi).

or it might be some weird issue because of i have no discrete gpu.

but this is freaking awesome. The entire reason I went for haswell and sold my ivy (besides a profit of $700 on a build I spent only ~$300 on, heh) was because of triple monitor support off the igpu. I know most people could care less about iGPU, but it makes a big deal for me because I run my graphics cards to make me money, and with ivy that meant only 2 monitors off the igpu. Having to use a crappy cheap VGA card that's half the strength of the iGPU was an okay solution, but the drawback of it was reduced PCI-E bandwidth on the 3rd 7950 I would be running and taking up space and preventing me from putting my LED controller in the most optimal location. Not huge, but its nice to not have to purchase some crappy card.

Plus, overclock igpu, awesomeness. should be able to run sc2 1080p on medium.

i mean to be fair, no one argued against what I said. i've posted this question about 5 different times here, asking if you can run 3 monitors off the haswell, and best I got was 'it'll be like ivy with 2x displayport', usually i got zero responses or 'why not use gpu'
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 128gb Corsair H110 w/4x 140mm Yate Loon High Blues W7 x64 Ultimate Yarrgh Matey Dell U2312HM Matte IPS 1080p 
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Sanyo DP19640 18.5" 768p KDS Rad-7xp 1024p CM Storm Quickfire Rapids Brown Rosewill Capstone 750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Bitfenix Shinobi Modded CM Storm Spawn Steelseries Diablo 3 2 set CD Speaker + Big Sub 
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Bitfenix Recon Fan Controller Moded 
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Delidded i7-3770K 5GHz@1.499 Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H 1.1 Sapphire Dual-X 7950 3L Boost 4x2GB Mushkin Ridgeback 2200mhz 8/11/8/27 1.75v... 
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Phillips FW-C250 2 Speaker Set w/3 CD Changer JBL Sub 6 Subwoofer NZXT Sleeved LED Strip 1m Blue NZXT Sentry 2 Fan Controller 
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wow, problem solved. You can run triple monitor off igpu, it just works. I dont know why it didn't work last time i tried, it mustve been because of too many adaptors or something (i still am plugged in dvi, hdmi, vga), i think maybe it was having 2 analogue signals (my main monitor was vga to dvi).

or it might be some weird issue because of i have no discrete gpu.

but this is freaking awesome. The entire reason I went for haswell and sold my ivy (besides a profit of $700 on a build I spent only ~$300 on, heh) was because of triple monitor support off the igpu. I know most people could care less about iGPU, but it makes a big deal for me because I run my graphics cards to make me money, and with ivy that meant only 2 monitors off the igpu. Having to use a crappy cheap VGA card that's half the strength of the iGPU was an okay solution, but the drawback of it was reduced PCI-E bandwidth on the 3rd 7950 I would be running and taking up space and preventing me from putting my LED controller in the most optimal location. Not huge, but its nice to not have to purchase some crappy card.

Plus, overclock igpu, awesomeness. should be able to run sc2 1080p on medium.

i mean to be fair, no one argued against what I said. i've posted this question about 5 different times here, asking if you can run 3 monitors off the haswell, and best I got was 'it'll be like ivy with 2x displayport', usually i got zero responses or 'why not use gpu'
still going to be clogging the pci-e bandwidth on your chip but it not going to make a big deal if you only mining. haswell is 16lanes of pci-e 3.0 so one 7950 is maxing it and the rest is going to have a latency. But regardless its still not going to hurt your mining or gaming much at all so congrats on getting it fixed!thumb.gif
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some 25 dollar logitech  pfft Logitech 5.1 surround + sub  
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intel core 2 duo e8400 biostar tpower i45 some old 4000 series ati card that i didnt want... 8gb of gskill ddr2 800 
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ASUS VS Series VS247H-P Black 23.6" 2ms LED Ba... slick looking logitech for 50ish  RAIDMAX RX-1000AE 1000W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V S...  IN WIN Dragon Rider Black 1.0 - 0.8mm SECC Ste... 
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