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How do we know if he is gaming? What if he is just going to multi-task. I would go for the 5870 though.
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get two of these and you will be fine

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...=ASUS%205870x2

Maybe
One Thousand dollars! They have not even made that much money yet.

But a Free Asus X58 motherboard w/ purchase, ends 1/31, makes up for it I guess.

Now, I forget, but how does CF 2 cards affect eyefinity again?
 
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One Thousand dollars! They have not even made that much money yet.

But a Free Asus X58 motherboard w/ purchase, ends 1/31, makes up for it I guess.

Now, I forget, but how does CF 2 cards affect eyefinity again?
actually comparing two 5870s its a 200$ premium
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your best choice for this is two of these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-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.
AFAIK NVIDIA surround is limited to three monitors... I switched for the same exact reason...
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Okay, I'll think about the 5870 EF6. Can anyone confirm that it supports 9600x1200 though?

Also, what's this about a box that allows 6 monitors on a single port? I am intrigued.


EDIT: Is there going to be a HD 6xxx EF6 card?
 
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Okay, I'll think about the 5870 EF6. Can anyone confirm that it supports 9600x1200 though?

Also, what's this about a box that allows 6 monitors on a single port? I am intrigued.


EDIT: Is there going to be a HD 6xxx EF6 card?
You should read this 6870 review The box is called an HST and the 6 series support 6 monitors nativly out of the box since the mini DP can be daisy chained
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Okay, I'll think about the 5870 EF6. Can anyone confirm that it supports 9600x1200 though?

Also, what's this about a box that allows 6 monitors on a single port? I am intrigued.


EDIT: Is there going to be a HD 6xxx EF6 card?
1. yes

2. probably

To daisy chain the DP, on 6XXX cards, you need a special box that is about $100, at which point it would be more worth it to get the 5870E6.

The 2GB of vram will help alot over a 68XX card
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You should read this 6870 review The box is called an HST and the 6 series support 6 monitors nativly out of the box since the mini DP can be daisy chained
Interesting. I cannot find any info on where to purchase one though.
 
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If you are successful in this venture, please remember to post your experience here as I am eager to know the result and the how-to.

And, as far as I know, that box has not been released to retail yet.
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Watch this video
, 5870EF6 5X1 portrait. 1080p though. Will look for 1200
http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=743157&mpage=1
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