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Best graphics card to connect 3 monitors at the same time

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by greenfield, 30 Sep 2009.

  1. greenfield

    Associate

    Joined: 28 Sep 2009

    Posts: 3

    Purpose, to play a game in high quality across 3 monitors from 1 pci-express graphics card.

    Any suggestions for a single PCI-EX graphics card that can output to 3 monitors at the same time?

    I have seen some ATI X2 cards with 4 DVI connections, but to use all 4 connections, you have to disable the crossfire, which kinda defeats the purpose as they are meant for gaming at the same time. If using 2 x nvidia cards, you also have to disable SLI to use the outputs on both cards

    I have seen some matrox triplehead2go options, but they only support vga and also have a low resolution which is pointless

    For al those tecchies out there, excuse my simple language, but it makes sense to me anyway :)
     
  2. DIABLO

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,475

    Location: N.Devon

    The new ATi 5870 and 5850 can output to 3 monitors, one monitors though has to have a Displayport interface unless you buy an adaptor.
     
  3. Nuwidol

    Gangster

    Joined: 23 Sep 2009

    Posts: 441

    Location: Milton Keynes

    I think you actually need a displayport on the monitor. I read a back & forth email of someone who had asked ATI/AMD & it said an adaptor wont do the trick. It was only the other day & on these forums. I'm sure someone else can clarify....
     
  4. Nuwidol

    Gangster

    Joined: 23 Sep 2009

    Posts: 441

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Yeah, look here