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Apple LED Cinema Display = overpriced like hell.
Aint glossy screens supposed to be lower quality too?
Normal IPS beats it by a far way IIRC

I have only used the older ones, and they were highly overrated.
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So my 3 24" 1080p screen's running at 5760x1080 is not worthy of a 6990? Really? I think your for getting Eyefinity.
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question, if a motherboard only say 3 way sli and 3 way crossfire can i still run 2 of these cards making it 4 way crossfire ?
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question, if a motherboard only say 3 way sli and 3 way crossfire can i still run 2 of these cards making it 4 way crossfire ?
if its a physical limitation then yes. If its a bios limitation then I'd say no?
But AMD/ATI doesn't have any bios limitations on any of their crossfire thingies AFAIK
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question, if a motherboard only say 3 way sli and 3 way crossfire can i still run 2 of these cards making it 4 way crossfire ?
Yes, But if you have 3 GTX 580's I wouldn't go to 4 way Crossfire. 3 way SLI or 3 way Crossfire is where you should stop most of the time. Unless you running benchmarks most of the time, Or for epeen
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3 way 580 sli will be better than 4 crossfire 6990's
due to terrible scaling in quadfire/quadsli
anything after triple gets really bad, heck even triple is pretty bad scaling
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not planning on switching, was just curious is all. thanks.
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not planning on switching, was just curious is all. thanks.
Its all good, 580 3 way SLI is crazy power full
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Apple LED Cinema Display = overpriced like hell.
Aint glossy screens supposed to be lower quality too?
Normal IPS beats it by a far way IIRC

I have only used the older ones, and they were highly overrated.
-I didn't say they were cheap, I included the price in my post. (fact)
-Glossy screens provide blacker blacks, greater contrast. (fact)
-Third point is an opinion and using a subjective opinion like (beats it by far) doesn't help answer the question.

He wanted to know which monitors would have mini displayports, so I offered my suggestions on the Apple LED because... I ACTUALLY HAVE THEM! I also cannot comment on the older ones because mine are the new ones (there were no old 27" LED CINEMA DISPLAYS) it is a new product.

Once again, just my


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In other exciting news, I just received my full coverage KOOLANCE waterblock for the 6990! I dont know what the hell I'm doing though, as it doesnt include good instructions for a noob like myself and I've never installed a full coverage card before. I've posted about it here... http://www.overclock.net/ati/980189-...l#post12962636
    
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Just like MrJack on page 38 i'm looking for some help, So i'm looking to replace my 3 year old PC (See Below!) with something a little newer, eyefinity seems like a neat idea although i think the bezels in anything other than a 3x1 landscape setup would annoy me, i'm also not very technical or lucky and anything i try to put together would quite likely break at my own fault and leave me with nothing so i'm using a website that will if you phone them let you put anything together from their website, they build it in a cable tidy way, give you a 1 year warranty and hopefully its happy ever after. But i wanted to ask a third party which i'm not paying for oppinions on the build idea, if there are any problems and if my future simple upgrade will fit inside the case in advance.

Coolermaster HAF 912 Plus Midi Tower Case
1000W Corsair HX Series Modular ATX2.2 PSU
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Be Quiet! Dark Rock Advanced CPU Cooler
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the future upgrade that i'm planning to do 6 months down the line when i have a little more money is to add a second 6990 for a bit of life extention when gaming for the future and i'll be relying on whats already in the case to cool everything including the second video card as like i said i'm not tech handy enough to add water cooling or anything later.

Will i go far on that i5 -2500k processor or do i need to get an i7 to not be wasting the other hardware? If theres nothing that anyone can see thats wrong with it it should be about £1261 plus delivery. The last thing i'm absolutely unsure about is monitors for my 3x1 landscape eyefinity setup each time i read an article about monitors it says things such as responce time and color contrast ratios are missleading and that you should get first hand testimonials from people who own the monitors which isnt the easyest thing to do just by browsing the web.

I think i'm looking for suggestions for three 1080p (thin bezel!) monitors with Mini-DisplayPorts to connect to the 6990 right? Thanks for any help in advance.
You don't need monitors with Mini-DisplayPorts, The 6990 comes with adapters for using 3 dvi monitors
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