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Hello!

is just thinking about the setup for 9monitors (3x3) if that is possible for gaming and such at this point? and in that case what kind of Graphics Cards do i need for that?
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Hello!

is just thinking about the setup for 9monitors (3x3) if that is possible for gaming and such at this point? and in that case what kind of Graphics Cards do i need for that?

Nothing less than the most powerful card in the maximum number of SLi/CFX you can fit on your motherboard at any given time. At the moment that would generally be 3 titans, or something along those lines.

Really though, 3x3 seems pretty awful for gaming. I'd much rather go with a single row of panels in portrait, either 3 or 5 total. Less pixels for your gpus to push, less bezels where it matters most, and a greater FoV. Maybe toss another 2 monitors above it in landscape for non-game windows.
Edited by Zero4549 - 9/11/13 at 3:47pm
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okey! But aint there cards out there that supports 6 monitors also? Im not that high tech on computers smile.gif i have 3 monitors now with 1 GTX 590.
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Uh, Wow. Uh, you know I would recomm-
Yeah, no.
Crysie, how much are you willing to spend?
    
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3 portrait 1080p - doable without breaking the bank.

5 portrait 1080p - pushing it quite far

3x1440p - you want 2 Titans minimum, 3 preferred. Oh, and don't forget the OC'ed 4930k/4960k so you don't bottleneck them.

5x 1440p - lol no. Not unless you have early access to Maxwell

9 monitors - don't even bother trying.
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3 portrait 1080p - doable without breaking the bank.

5 portrait 1080p - pushing it quite far

3x1440p - you want 2 Titans minimum, 3 preferred. Oh, and don't forget the OC'ed 4930k/4960k so you don't bottleneck them.

5x 1440p - lol no. Not unless you have early access to Maxwell

9 monitors - don't even bother trying.

It's not quite as bad as you make it out to be, but you are thinking in the right direction. It also depends a lot on what you consider to be an adequate minimum framerate, the games you play, and the settings you want to play them on.
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