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Hi everyone my name is Jesse and i plan to purchase a couple of monitors in the near future and run a triple display but i wanted to know a little more about it before i actually made the purchase. I have a i5-4670k OC'd too 4.6 and a 780ti OC'd as well and i will be using 3 ASUS vg248qe. I wanted to know what adapter i should buy since i plan to use the monitors mostly for gaming but not necessarily utilizing all 3 screens at the same time; as i would use the main display for gaming and the other 2 would be used for having different webpages open but occasionally i might use all three to play battlefield and other games just for fun. But if you have any recommendations for a splitter for all three of the monitors i would very much appreciate it! Plus if you have any recommendations for a monitor stand too hold all 3 up that would be nice too smile.gif
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don't think you need an adapter... there are 4 outputs on the reference design 780TI you can use any three- 2x dvi's, 1x hdmi, and 1x display port. or at least that's how it works with multiple monitors on AMD card.
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For 5670x1080 you need more than 3gb vram so if you already have the 780gtx use lower graphics details
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Thank you Blue Dragon and i think i will go with 2 DVI and one display port cable then ! & pontiac GTX i think i should be fine right now but i do plan to sli in the future when the card drops in price.
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Thank you Blue Dragon and i think i will go with 2 DVI and one display port cable then ! & pontiac GTX i think i should be fine right now but i do plan to sli in the future when the card drops in price.
SLI Doesnt stack vram so if you run of vram(as probably will) another 780 wont help because both would be using 3gb and that would decrease the performance unless you reduce the graphics settings
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I ran Surround on a single 770 for a good bit and performance was pretty good, your 780 ti should do you well. No you cant max everything but you can get a great gaming experience on it. I used two dvi connectors and a display port adapter (mainly because the card came with it) on the single card setup. When i went Sli 770 i nearly doubled my frame rates and it plays really well at 5760 x 1080 and NOT on low settings rolleyes.gif not even with a single 770. I still can not max everything but its more about gpu horsepower than VRAM IMO. 3 GB VRAM may or may not make for a better experience, but My game play is excellent with 2 GB VRAM and a pair of 780tis will be even better.
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I ran Surround on a single 770 for a good bit and performance was pretty good, your 780 ti should do you well. No you cant max everything but you can get a great gaming experience on it. I used two dvi connectors and a display port adapter (mainly because the card came with it) on the single card setup. When i went Sli 770 i nearly doubled my frame rates and it plays really well at 5760 x 1080 and NOT on low settings rolleyes.gif not even with a single 770. I still can not max everything but its more about gpu horsepower than VRAM IMO. 3 GB VRAM may or may not make for a better experience, but My game play is excellent with 2 GB VRAM and a pair of 780tis will be even better.
again 2gb arent enough for 2560x1440 and less for 5670x1080,stop the misinformation
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again 2gb arent enough for 2560x1440 and less for 5670x1080,stop the misinformation

Where is the misinformation? I freaking play it at that resolution. You sir should stop the misinformation.

Again, as ive told you before. Im not saying 3gb woudnt be better. Im saying you can play very well at that resolution with 2gb of VRAM.
   
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Where is the misinformation? I freaking play it at that resolution. You sir should stop the misinformation.

Again, as ive told you before. Im not saying 3gb woudnt be better. Im saying you can play very well at that resolution with 2gb of VRAM.
not at higb details+,filters higher than 4xAA/ssao implemented,not during a gpu demanding fps game.then you are on high without filters or particle effects.at least with playable fps(without stattering,without proof of ultra plus 8xMSAA i wont believe such lie)
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not at higb details+,filters higher than 4xAA/ssao implemented,not during a gpu demanding fps game.then you are on high without filters or particle effects.at least with playable fps(without stattering,without proof of ultra plus 8xMSAA i wont believe such lie)

You have a reading comprehension problem. I clearly said that you wouldnt be able to run everything on high. The gaming experience is still quite good. As far as calling me a liar. I couldnt care less what you think.
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