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Hi everyone, its been a while... like a year and a half infact.

Anyways.

So my father is wanting to get a 3rd monitor so that he can race RSRBR on 3 monitors. He is currently using 1920x1200 (1 for the game, 1 for stuff on the side) and would like to keep the 16:10 ratio instead of having to go to 16:9. Is this possible? He is looking into SoftTH but is uncovering some interesting information. Mostly that CF doesn't work with it. He is using my old X48 (I think) board and my old 4870s in CF so a couple NVidia cards is out of the question.

Basically I'm asking what his options are. He is ready to go and grab a TripleHead2Go and another 16:10 display but fears that he wont be able to take advantage of all his screens real estate if he does so. Triplehead2go's website is saying that the max res he can handle is 3x 1920x1080.

I know that was all over the place, but I hope my point is getting across.

Any help is appreciated. +Rep for awesome overclockers.

Thanks!
    
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The screens generally have to be the same or exactly the same refresh rates to game on all 3 at once
 
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Originally Posted by fat_italian_stallion;11995653 
The screens generally have to be the same or exactly the same refresh rates to game on all 3 at once

SoftTH allows different resolutions



Although Softth takes a huge amount of horse power.

Your BEST bet is to get an eyefinity card. I bet that a cheap 6870 would do the job pretty well...
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Yeah, SoftTH would be on one 4870 and thats a massive resolution. For the price of a new TrippleHead you could get an ATI card with more power than CF 4870's and run eyefinity across three monitors.
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