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Tough to get surround working while on LN2. I'm all on empty now troubleshooting.biggrin.gif

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I think someone running 3 4k displays would be better suited to get the Vapor-x version. The 8gb of ram will be needed in a lot of cases. However that doesn't solve the connetors issue.

The Vapor-X, surprisingly, is similarly castrated output connectors wise and can not mount 3x 4K displays at 60 Hz. Whatever was going on in that engineers head that decided that 8 GB vRAM card is bright idea without ability to run at least 3x 4K @ 60 Hz screens I do not know. TBH if it would be up to me I would have reference cards with 6x displayport and would just dump the dongles in there, with the added clock gen they would get away with 3x passive ones and these are like what, about 3$ a pop if you buy in bulk?. At least for the highest end cards it would make sense in my opinion. But as it stands you will have to buy FirePRO if you want 6x DP or there is also a 7870 from 3 companies with 6x mDP (called, fittingly Eyefinity 6) but there is no high end consumer card with 6x DP and I just can't understand why.
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The Vapor-X, surprisingly, is similarly castrated output connectors wise and can not mount 3x 4K displays at 60 Hz. Whatever was going on in that engineers head that decided that 8 GB vRAM card is bright idea without ability to run at least 3x 4K @ 60 Hz screens I do not know. TBH if it would be up to me I would have reference cards with 6x displayport and would just dump the dongles in there, with the added clock gen they would get away with 3x passive ones and these are like what, about 3$ a pop if you buy in bulk?. At least for the highest end cards it would make sense in my opinion. But as it stands you will have to buy FirePRO if you want 6x DP or there is also a 7870 from 3 companies with 6x mDP (called, fittingly Eyefinity 6) but there is no high end consumer card with 6x DP and I just can't understand why.
Ya. I run 2 1080p monitors... I don't know much about the connectors and the support. But it does seem weird. I agree.
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If you need extra juice, you can use Trixx which easily reaches 200mv for core voltage.
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I just ordered my lightning. I am hoping I can get abx. I still have my tank of ln2 but it goes back in a few days.
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I just ordered my lightning. I am hoping I can get abx. I still have my tank of ln2 but it goes back in a few days.

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I still have my tank of ln2 and the card will be here tommorrow but I don't think I will get abx in time. I need to figure out how to unlock the voltage
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I still have my tank of ln2 and the card will be here tommorrow but I don't think I will get abx in time. I need to figure out how to unlock the voltage

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haha, ya. I still need to learn some more before i try that. I applied for abx but it may take awhile to get.
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haha, ya. I still need to learn some more before i try that. I applied for abx but it may take awhile to get.

lol tongue.gif well i hope it works out for you, i wanna see some good ln2 results for the card, i have everything ready to go for ln2 except the ln2! got everything already insulated and greased up, everything is ready to go but i gotta talk airgas into not charging a few body parts just for a weekends worth of ln2. Theres another company in town that has ln2 but they arent answering their phones during business hours ??? confused.gif ???
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