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I saw a few weeks ago that AMD had enabled 5x1 landscape eyefinity. I'm considering getting two more HG281Ds for it, but I'd also need a new card. Is the 5770 eyefinity5 edition compatible? If so, I could just crossfire it with my current 5770 and 5750.

Also, what is the max resolution supported? I'm looking at doing 9600x1200.
 
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I cannot imagine trying to run that res on a 5770 CF. At least get a 5870EF2 card, or two. The new 6970 are supposed to allow daisy chain 6 monitor with a break out box but that sounds like more money.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102888&cm_re=5870-_-14-102-888-_-Product

Even though 5770cf = 5870 I would still for for the one card solution in this case. My 2c

Good problem to have though
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you will get crap performance.


4 way CF eyefinity6 cards, or you will die
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I agree w. The above posts...you aren't going to be able to fully enjoy that resolution w.out the necessary hp
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Celcoid;11920426 
get two of these and you will be fine

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121388&Tpk=ASUS%205870x2

Maybe

you can only run three monitors off of those...
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you can get a special box and run six monitors off a single output lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Celcoid;11920426 
get two of these and you will be fine

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121388&Tpk=ASUS%205870x2

Maybe

Trifire 6970's would beat them for way less money.
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your best choice for this is two of these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150500&cm_re=xfx_5970-_-14-150-500-_-Product

youl have to find one though.

trust me when i say this. 1GB per gpu is no where near enough for 3 monitors let alone 5.

or wait for the 6990, but so far, the 6970 seems pretty underwhelming.

does anyone know if the nvidia camp has a 5 monitor surround. im done with ati and their trash drivers.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kasp1js;11920479 
Trifire 6970's would beat them for way less money.

6950's unlocked are better that the 6970's. The 6950's have a better cooler
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