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and u have the newest drivers (180 or newer)
hmm idk
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as far as i know you can only use 2 monitors with SLI enabled, there is nothing in the release notes about using the second cards ports for driving additional monitors [as of the latest WHQL 181.22 drivers]
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yea im on the latest WHQL 181.22 release. I dont think this is possible will SLI is enabled.
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This is where I got my info... and I've seen it.

SOURCE

EDIT

after re-reading the article, I guess it is true that you can only have 2 monitors in SLI, and then what they are talking about is you need MORE cards for more simultaneous monitors with SLI enabled, and these cards cannot be part of SLI.

Sorry for the misinformation earlier
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This is where I got my info... and I've seen it.

SOURCE

EDIT

after re-reading the article, I guess it is true that you can only have 2 monitors in SLI, and then what they are talking about is you need MORE cards for more simultaneous monitors with SLI enabled, and these cards cannot be part of SLI.

Sorry for the misinformation earlier
no problem, it wasn't something that was needed, it was more of curiosity out of the possibility
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Isn't this what TripleHead2Go is for?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815106011
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you need one of those kvm switches or atleast i think thats what there called, i need to remember more things
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nick226 View Post
Im currently on a dual screen setup is it possible to add another monitor into the mix with my current SLI setup? or would have to add another GPU in or disable SLI and use one gpu for the other monitor?
Quote:
Originally Posted by smoke12291 View Post
Isn't this what TripleHead2Go is for?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815106011
bump for an answer to this

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Quote:
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Isn't this what TripleHead2Go is for?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815106011
that lets you use 1 display port to drive 3 monitors [it shows as 1 monitor on in your OS, just with a ridiculous resolution]

your better off grabbing a cheap PCI/PCI E card
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Quote:
Originally Posted by om3n View Post
This is where I got my info... and I've seen it.

SOURCE

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after re-reading the article, I guess it is true that you can only have 2 monitors in SLI, and then what they are talking about is you need MORE cards for more simultaneous monitors with SLI enabled, and these cards cannot be part of SLI.

Sorry for the misinformation earlier
Here is how I completed 3 monitors and SLI.
http://multimonitor.net/2008/12/how-...hree-monitors/
You will see 2 cards are in SLI accellerating the center monitor, and then you can have additional cards supporting "Side" monitors (uo to 10)

Quote:
Originally Posted by smoke12291 View Post
Isn't this what TripleHead2Go is for?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815106011
Tripplehead2Go is nice and easy if you want to game across 3 screens ALL the time. The reason I do not do that is because sometimes I want to have the game on center screen and chat screens or websites open on the side monitors for reference.

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Originally Posted by smoke12291 View Post
bump for an answer to this

I'd like to know as well
According to this NVidia chart, all configurations for 3 screens require an additional card.
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