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If you needed to stay with a single card, you could go for the 6990.
    
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Originally Posted by esp42089;12669429 
A question for those of you with multiple 30" monitors: What is the best graphics setup to run 3-30" monitors? I only play SC2 and Black Ops. A majority of my time is spent on my research, which uses a ton of real estate, but isn't very demanding. I kind of want to stay on a single card, which leaves the 6970. If I don't stay on a single card, is SLI gtx480's a good option?

The Dell U3011 comes with all the cables.. you might need a longer one depending on how far away your computer is..

also.. the BEST graphics solution that's available right now for 3 30" monitors is the AMD 6990 in CrossFire. It demolishes everything out there and takes only 4 PCI-E slots (2 per card).. if you want the best single card solution.. well.. for 3 30" monitors.. even the 6990 will struggle at max settings (7680x1600) IMO..
     
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post #13 of 24
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Originally Posted by Baasha;12677854 
The Dell U3011 comes with all the cables.. you might need a longer one depending on how far away your computer is..

also.. the BEST graphics solution that's available right now for 3 30" monitors is the AMD 6990 in CrossFire. It demolishes everything out there and takes only 4 PCI-E slots (2 per card).. if you want the best single card solution.. well.. for 3 30" monitors.. even the 6990 will struggle at max settings (7680x1600) IMO..

Whats with all the dots?

Everytime I see "..." I feel like people are insulting eachother or trying to say "This is something you should know" and its just not respectful.
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Originally Posted by pangeltveit;12677927 
Whats with all the dots?

Everytime I see "..." I feel like people are insulting eachother or trying to say "This is something you should know" and its just not respectful.

***? so if someone glances at you you think they want to attack you? paranoia is not healthy.. ..

when I type fast... I use the "dots".. plus.. this is an informal site so meh..

and... "..." means 'AND SO ON'...
     
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Originally Posted by Baasha;12677974 
and... "..." means 'AND SO ON'...

hmm?
post #16 of 24
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Originally Posted by Manyak;12670353 
I don't know (I'm not much for benchmarking), but I can tell immediately every time it drops below 60. And it does it often enough.

Of course, my standards are a bit higher than most people....if the cards can't pump out frames faster than the monitor's refresh the entire time, with all settings maxed and at least 4xAA and 16xAF, then they aren't fast enough. In other words, I shouldn't be able to see a framerate difference at any point in the game.

Yeah I get the same thing, except I don't care about AA or AF.
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Mine came with a Power, USB, VGA, DVI-D, and a DisplayPort cable.

Also, the HDMI cable will only go up to 1920 x 1080 on this monitor.
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Thanks guys. I think I will just go with another gtx480 and see where that gets me; then I won't need to worry about selling my card.

Just a little off-topic, but I was always told you use ... when you've omitted something, or as a pause between ideas.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Willanhanyard;12677735 
If you needed to stay with a single card, you could go for the 6990.

For the money, I may as well go with another gtx480. The 6990's are seriously expensive. Any info on how 1 6990 compares to 2-480s?
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I got it!

So first off, I never knew that my samsungs displayed white in a pinkish color. WOW.

Second, the real estate is immense, I love it!

Third, this thing is beautiful. Solid and sturdy feeling, buttons have a nice 'click' feel to them.

Fourth, detail: everything is so crisp and sharp, my 1080p samsung, which used to look good, now looks like crap, all fuzzy.

I am ruined on TN displays. I didn't really believe or understand the difference, until I got it here, next to my samsung, and saw it in real life. WOW
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