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Mmm, yes, probably, though I have seen many monitors being an exception to what you just said. Mainly older models that had thicker outer structures.

My acer x243w TN is one example.
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These monitors chassis do not have standard Vesa hole spacing supporting structure. I had to make a custom solution. I will try and upload a pic when I get back from work tonight.
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post
Dual 6990s are insanely loud. They are easily twice as loud as four GTX 580s. My computer happens to be in another room so sound doesn't matter as I cannot hear them.

I changed my setup from 3x 30" 60Hz to 3x 23" 120Hz. 3x 30" is great for flight sims but is way too big for FPS. I've based my setup around 120Hz Eyefinity for BF3.

I've sold the 4x 3GB 580s a long time ago as I didn't use the 3x 30" setup anymore before I got the itch to do 120Hz portrait Eyefinity. 2x 6990s do pretty well price/performance but aren't as fast as the Quad-580s for sure.

I have no "brand" loyalty, only go with what fits the project. I've had many many generations of GPUs from both companies.

I'll just toss the 6990s in the bin when the next best AMD/Nvidia cards come out.
Good for you. And welcome to AMD and the 6990 Club.

But it's ironic. Alot of Nvidia loyalists are using your threads, with your old set-up, to bash AMD cards, crossfire bandwidth ''problem'', etc. And now you have 2X6990, AMD cards. Funny.

I'm planning to go X79 + the ''Extreme'' SB-E next month, with Quad-Fire 6970 Lightning, and probably Quad-Fire or Quad-SLI of the next generation after that.

I don't have any brand loyalty also. Right now, AMD was a better choice for me. But later down the road, Nvidia could be better.

Nice set-up you have now V. I'm thinking of doing something like you did on my 2 other computers at home for my kids, with 3X 21-24'' 120Hz monitors, or something like that.

But I hate Samsung with a passion. I have over 50 monitors in my business, and Samsung are the worst to deal with for warranty. LG are easily the best when I have a screen dying under warranty. Samsung...

Is there other good choices (other then Samsung...) for true 120Hz screen in the 21 to 24'' screen?
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You must remember though I was most likely the first person to ever try 4x 6970s pushing 3x 30" screen right when they first released with sketchy drivers at the time. Whether it was the crossfire bridges, drivers, or a combination of both is up in the air.
Edited by CallsignVega - 10/19/11 at 7:06am
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You must remember though I was most likely the first person to ever try 4x 6970s pushing 3x 30" screen right when they first released with sketchy drivers at the time. Whether it was the crossfire bridges, drivers, or a combination of both is up in the air.
But back in the days, that's not what you said. You said you did ''contact'' AMD to ''confirm'' the crossfire bridge bandwidth problem...

So it wasn't true then.

And you never talked about ''whether it was the crossfire bridges, drivers, or a combination of both''... Did you know that even today, there is still ALOT of people quoting you, and telling AMD users they CAN'T do 3X30'' Eyefinity with 4 AMD GPUs because of a ''crossfire bandwidth problem'', and pointing them to your old threads?

Even if I say it's working fine, they will say it's not ''because Vega said so, here's a link to some posts he made'' and blah blah blah...

It would be nice for you to update those threads with what you just told me. Because you posted this in so many places, people are still thinking it's true today... while it's clearly not.

You could start with HardOCP, OCN and XtremeSystems at least. It would be nice to update those threads with ''Whether it was the crossfire bridges, drivers, or a combination of both is up in the air'' instead of ''I did contact AMD to confirm the Crossfire bridge bandwitdh problem'' or ''it was clearly a problem with the Crossfire bridge bandwidth problem'' ... and you could also put that ''it's working fine for other people today...''

It's working fine for me. And AMD told me (yes, I did contact them) that alot of people are also using 3X30'' Eyefinity with multiple AMD cards, and it's working fine for them also. But not everyone is posting on the internet...

So we now know that there is no problem with Crossfire bridges bandwidth... but you probably had some old drivers problems, or simply user errors. It's still in the air, and we will never know. But it's working fine today for other people.

So it would be nice if you could update those threads with accurate informations, since alot of people are still quoting those old threads you made.
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That is a ton of speculation. Not only did an AMD rep talk about the crossfire bandwidth being limited, but multiple articles from different sources also said the same thing. Why do you think they are re-designing the crossfire bridge for future cards?

I could care less if people read old posts about a setup 11 months ago. That was correct information at that point in time. I have yet to see another person use 4x 6970s using 3x crossfire bridges on P67 with 3x 30" in portrait, so nothing can be verified. I also highly doubt AMD has been in contact with "a lot of people" using 4x 6970s on P67 with 3x 30" in portrait. According to your system specs, you aren't even using 4x 6970s so how is your statement that it works fine for you even relevant?

As for "user error", son, I've been building extreme systems before you even knew what an extreme system was. I have multiple certifications in the IT industry, and it is not even my career field. I haven't built one of the fastest gaming machines on the planet that is still on top of the benchmark charts here based off of "user error".
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lol I was typing fast, don't make me critique your old posts..

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Anyone know how to remove the bezels on the U3011?
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Anyone know how to remove the bezels on the U3011?
if they are anything like my old u2310's then i know how to get them off....gettign them back on less so.....I found dropping one of mine onto a patio worked wonders for getting that pesky plastic casing off.....suprisingly the electronics and screen seem fine
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