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Just wondering if i hooked up 3 24" monitors to my Sig rig would my GPU struggle? im only running 1 GTX480 at stock
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post #2 of 8
You cant run 3 monitors on a single Nvidia card, Surround only works if you have SLI.
Edited by JFuss - 3/13/11 at 5:59am
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I believe the only card you can run surround on in a 'single' card setup is the new Evga GTX 4602win thing.
post #4 of 8
Aye, true that.
Or the 590 I would assume.
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post #5 of 8
Or any AMD 5XXX or 6XXX card. Grab another 480, it won't struggle unless your trying to push three 1600p monitors
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so even the 2 DVI and 1 mini HDMI wont power it?
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by mothug View Post
so even the 2 DVI and 1 mini HDMI wont power it?
It's really just a software limitation I think, Nvidia just designed it to only work on SLI systems (because of the power required to push that high of a resolution).
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Originally Posted by Monkey92 View Post
It's really just a software limitation I think, Nvidia just designed it to only work on SLI systems (because of the power required to push that high of a resolution).
so anyone with a lil bit of brain could workout a custom driver to allow more than 2 screen per gpu?(nvidia of course)
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