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post #1 of 22
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My dad is trying to upgrade his video to one that can support three monitors. Is there a card out there that can support three monitors without having to buy multiple gpus to avoid crossfire or sli (that's relatively cheap).

I think my gtx 570 can but i'm not sure. Can the new 550 Ti do this, because its the perfect price.
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post #2 of 22
i think i remember hearing something about the 550 TI being able to handle this... let me see if i can find proof.

edit: it cannot.
Edited by TSXmike - 3/16/11 at 2:11pm
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post #3 of 22
amd cards do 3 monitors not sure about nvidia
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my friend has a 5770 that i could get for him, would that do it?
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post #5 of 22
it would do it but i dont know how well? definatly wouldnt want to do any gaming on it with 3 monitors
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post #6 of 22
Get any 5 or 6 series AMD graphics card.

Nvidia can only do 2.
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post #7 of 22
Im using 3 with my 5770.2 with the card and the 3rd with onboard video.I could do the third monitor off the card but do not have a monitor with display port or adaptor.
    
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post #8 of 22
Nivdia can only use 2 AMD is the way to go for that
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post #9 of 22
whats the reason your dad wants to use 3 monitors for?
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post #10 of 22
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he wont be doing any gaming on all three, just on the center one.
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