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If i add another gtx 295 to make quad sli, from my understand i will be able to do nvidia vision surround without 3d and wont need my matrox triplehead2go digital anymore to run triple screen resolutions? Please someone correct me if im wrong. I have a chance to get another gtx 295 even though it is a zotac, for very cheap and if i can find a full cover block on it and throw it in my loop, would save me alot of money instead of going for a 460 2win or 580 and i would hope that quad sli with 295's would be more powerful than a 580? Too bad there not dx11 .
Please any and all opinions are welcome, even if it doesn't have anythign to do with the gpus i have talked about. Ideas are wanted here
    
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If you add another 295 you should be able to have triple screen set up/
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sell lol ive heard no good news coming from quad sli with 295
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DX11 is pretty marginal atm so I wouldnt worry too much about missign DX11 support for a couple more years. Also, from what I've heard the GTX295 is about equal to a GTX480 which is about 20% slower then a 580 so you should be in the clear performance wise, might be a little VRAM limited though with 3 displays. Also, yes 2xGTX295s should do 3 displays no problem iirc
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post #5 of 16
How does nvidia surround work with your 295 now?
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just to be clear, im not talking about just running 3 independent displays, where the desktop is extended, but spanned across all 3 monitors like i have now with my matrox, windows thinks it is only 1 big display, and im running 5040x1050. I know nvidia finally answer to this and ati's eyefinity with their vision surround, i just wasn't sure if the 200 series drivers were compatible. I had hoped that the scaling on the quad sli with 295's was improved by now with driver updates over the last 2 years. Anyone else agree that i should not go quad sli? Even if i can get another for very cheap.
    
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Originally Posted by KBcobra View Post
How does nvidia surround work with your 295 now?
I dont use nvidia surround, thats what i use the matrox for? Would like to sell that.
    
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Originally Posted by mcgrunt42 View Post
just to be clear, im not talking about just running 3 independent displays, where the desktop is extended, but spanned across all 3 monitors like i have now with my matrox, windows thinks it is only 1 big display, and im running 5040x1050. I know nvidia finally answer to this and ati's eyefinity with their vision surround, i just wasn't sure if the 200 series drivers were compatible. I had hoped that the scaling on the quad sli with 295's was improved by now with driver updates over the last 2 years. Anyone else agree that i should not go quad sli? Even if i can get another for very cheap.
Ohhhh, I see. Not sure about 3 independant displays...
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post #9 of 16
If it was me I would save the money and just buy a gtx850 or some thing like that.
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post #10 of 16
Op just an fyi the gtx 295 alone can do nvidia surround. Also Quad sli hasn't improved and probably will not.
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