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Originally Posted by hodgoes2001 View Post
he has a 590... which has internal SLI...

so same issues as everyone else...

but that is also the reason why he only needs 1 card...

because of Nvidia Surround... you need 2 cards in SLI...

which i can actually understand...

because it is literally 3 times the amount of work

so to run new games at high or maxed settings.. you will need more then one card...

but as i said.. his card is pretty well a 2 in one
Sorry just woke up... I thought I had read 580 instead of 590... and I know very little about NVIDIA Surround so that is good to know. Too bad he didn't just get an eyefinity card
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Crysis 2 supports 3 monitors but the cutscenes will be reduced vertically, people's heads will be cut off, and the side monitors are zoomed so it looks kinda crappy in game.

If you are playing only the new games from the last few years you won't run into any issues but once you back up to 2006 and earlier most games won't run it without lot's of issues and some won't run at all.
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my question is if crysis supports?
Yes, all crysis games (first one, warhead and 2) support surround.
I'm playing cysis 2 in surround. Looks awesome.

All you need is 3 monitors with the same resolution and refresh rate, and you are set.
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it says i cant have 3 at once only 2 so is it possible to play on 2 or is there a special cable i need?
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Sorry just woke up... I thought I had read 580 instead of 590... and I know very little about NVIDIA Surround so that is good to know. Too bad he didn't just get an eyefinity card
i have nothing against ATI... i still own one of there cards...

but from what i have seen myself... one GPU can't keep up with 3 screen with a high graphics level set...

yes i do like the fact that with ATI/AMD you only need one card for 3 or more screens...

but it is a bit of a let down when you have to have your grahpics really low in order for it to run smooth...

it would be like running 3 screen on 460... i wouldn't recommend it

yes it would work...

but they wouldn't be powerful enough to enjoy it
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What do you mean you can't have 3?

You can play on 2, but I don't recommend it. The center will be where the frames meet, and it will look really bad to play like that.
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Or maybe you are the troll... why bother posting if you are not going to even try to help
I honestly thought he was trolling... my bad
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i have nothing against ATI... i still own one of there cards...

but from what i have seen myself... one GPU can't keep up with 3 screen with a high graphics level set...

yes i do like the fact that with ATI/AMD you only need one card for 3 or more screens...

but it is a bit of a let down when you have to have your grahpics really low in order for it to run smooth...

it would be like running 3 screen on 460... i wouldn't recommend it

yes it would work...

but they wouldn't be powerful enough to enjoy it
You are taking too much credit from today GPUs.

I used to have a 5870 which powered 3 monitors pretty well.
Yes, you won't be able to go DX11 and full details, but at DX10 or 9, with high settings, it runs games very smoothly.

Its just depends on what you want from the game.

Also, don't forget that the AMD cards now usually pack a 2GB memory with a very strong GPU inside. So its more suited and works very well.
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post #20 of 32
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it says i cant have 3 at once only 2 so is it possible to play on 2 or is there a special cable i need?
so you have 3 screen with the same max res?

all of which are hooked up via DVI?
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