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I could be wrong, but when you sli aren't you still required to only use the connectors on one card? Or is it different on gtx6xx series?
Nvidia doesn't have that requirement. AMD and Nvidia transfer data between cards differently. For the 4xx and 5xx you could only connect two displays to each card (even with 3 connections on the card) thus SLI was necessary to run surround. 6xx is able to run surround on a single card.
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I have 5 matching Dell 17's; and I wonder if in SLi I can run all 5 monitors, 3 in Surround and 2 auxiliaries.?
4xx and 5xx can't use auxiliary displays.
thanks bro.... thumb.gif

I'm gonna go ahead and hook up four of then all DVI and see what happens, maybe things changed.? ya never know..
I'll report back.
this might be the final reason to upgrade from SLi 448's...
Edited by malmental - 3/21/13 at 3:45am
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I'm going to share my top secret project with you all.... shhhhhhhhhhhhh wink.gif See more in my log thumb.gif

Yes, i really did lol....

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I couldn't do that to a $1000 card lol. tongue.gif

Got to have big cojones to mod a $1000 card. Looks great KP! thumb.gif
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BF3 isnt the best in surround though, I feel like I have to look around too much.

This feeling goes away. Couldn't imaging going back to a single screen.
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Got to have big cojones to mod a $1000 card. Looks great KP! thumb.gif

Thanks Swolern thumb.gif Just as we have all found after going to Surround... go big or go home right? biggrin.gif Large cojones? Nah, I just wanted to keep the stock cooler look cause I found myself infatuated with it lol. Honestly the way I looked at the cards was just borderline creeper man haha Even my girlfried asked what I was doing (had it on the desk stairing at it for a good bit) lol. After I painted it she was doing the same thing biggrin.gif

Once I get an idea in my head.... i can't shake it until it comes to fruition or fails double facepalm style up in flames tongue.gif
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This feeling goes away. Couldn't imaging going back to a single screen.

^^This for sure.... it took some getting use to. Peripheral vision is where its at in FPS for me now... you just can't have that with a single screen biggrin.gif
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Single screen gaming feels really restrictive after a while. It's like widescreen was originally - it was immersive, because suddenly you could see more. Of course, you also got the naysayers who were so busy screaming "cheater!" they wouldn't even try it, or the companies (I'm looking at you, DICE/EA) that deliberately went out of their way to screw over widescreen gamers...

It's actually got to the point recently where aside from some RTS-type games, I'm simply not playing anything that won't work in Surround... smile.gif
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Single screen gaming feels really restrictive after a while. It's like widescreen was originally - it was immersive, because suddenly you could see more. Of course, you also got the naysayers who were so busy screaming "cheater!" they wouldn't even try it, or the companies (I'm looking at you, DICE/EA) that deliberately went out of their way to screw over widescreen gamers...

It's actually got to the point recently where aside from some RTS-type games, I'm simply not playing anything that won't work in Surround... smile.gif

I am with you. I refuse to play anything that does not support surround.

Whenever I try to game on a single screen now I feel like this guy.

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you guys and gals jump on any of this yet:
EA Hosts Origin Player Appreciation Sale



I'm not an Origin fan....redface.gif but yes I have it of course.. tongue.gif
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I have everything that's on sale just about thats worth it... lol
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I bought spore again, that's it.

It was the first PC game I really played so why not? tongue.gif



& as for the bf3 in surround, sadly I feel like I agree with your statement, after getting surround I would feel bad switching back to 1 screen. As a result, I am going to have to look into the next generation of dual gpu graphics cards when they come out, as long as they aren't like the 690 with 2gb of usable vram.
 
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if Crysis 3 was on Steam then I wouldn't have Origin at all..
I do not play BF3 really anymore, never got into it in the first place.
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