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I recently bought a 5770, thinking with its 2 monitor cables and two hdmi ports i'd be able to use them all at one time, but then found out that I can only use two at a time.

Now I had a 9800gt before this and I spent 100 quid on each card, which i feel was a complete waste.

Now if I wanted to connect 3 monitors and one hdmi tv, what card would you guys suggest?
    
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You could get another 5770 and x-fire.
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6series

also you have one hdmi and one display port you can run 3 displays off the one card but not 4
    
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When running at 5xxx series (except the 6 screen eyefinity 5xxx edition of course) you need to use 1 screen over the DP port, and then the others may be at your own choice.. for example:

1x DP, 2x DVI
1x DP, 1xHDMI, 1x DVI

So .. basicly - you want to run more than 2 screens on one card, you need a displayport adapter - HP sells a DP to VGA adapter - I'm using it, its pretty cheap, and works fine.

Want to use more than 3 screens, either buy another 5770, do not run in CF while using the 4th screen, or boy a 6xxx series that can take 6 screens smile.gif


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