6 screen video wall plus dual monitor setup hardware needed

hello I'm planning on building a pc for imaging mainly photoshop and corel painter x3 it is unlikely to be used for gaming. I want something that will give the right configuration options. i saw a video on the gtx 560 and saw the stretch options and I'm confused. could i use two of these cards or similar and maybe stack/ stretch if you understand my terms, 5760x1080 on top of each other as 1 monitor for the wall then 1920x1080 side by side as 3840x1080 my pc is not finalised
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  1. both AMD and Nvidia have instructions on how to do this... Read up!
  2. for very little money and NO GAME capability, you can do a 2x3 grid with 2 cards. might cost you $60 total. it's what i'm currently slumming it with. a Galaxy MDT GT610 for dual 3840x1080, and a GT9400 for the other two 1920x1080

    [1][2][5]
    [3][4][6]

    1+2 = GT610 output one, split on card
    3+4 = GT610 output two, split on card
    5 = 9400GT output one
    6 = 9400GT output two


    EDIT - my revised build which should be done by NYEve will have dual HD7790s, one running 1,2,5, and the other running 3,4,6
  3. corroded said:
    both AMD and Nvidia have instructions on how to do this... Read up!

    I have been reading and browsing for like two days my man but have not built a pc since 2004 and did not know the terms for what i am trying to achieve so was lost but thank you for the quick response i was reluctant to use a forum but im glad i did.
  4. corroded said:
    both AMD and Nvidia have instructions on how to do this... Read up!


    Anonymous said:
    for very little money and NO GAME capability, you can do a 2x3 grid with 2 cards. might cost you $60 total. it's what i'm currently slumming it with. a Galaxy MDT GT610 for dual 3840x1080, and a GT9400 for the other two 1920x1080

    [1][2][5]
    [3][4][6]

    1+2 = GT610 output one, split on card
    3+4 = GT610 output two, split on card
    5 = 9400GT output one
    6 = 9400GT output two


    EDIT - my revised build which should be done by NYEve will have dual HD7790s, one running 1,2,5, and the other running 3,4,6

    thank you. and the hd7790s enable gaming i take it
  5. they might, but it's not something i care about. they'll at the very least let me watch a movie across all 6 screens. currently, with my GT610+9400GT i can watch a movie stretched across 1,2,3,4 and it's fine, but as soon as i try to go even a pixel into 5,6 it stutters like hell and the frame rate drops to 1 or less. no joke. it can freeze up. i HAVE been able to play a movie on all 6 only if i change to 16-bit color mode, and then it's surprisingly watchable, almost normal.

    and with me being an engineer, i genuinely dislike having one card in a PCIe-x16 slot running at x16 while the other card is running at x4, so... the new mobo will let both PCIe-x16 slots run at x16 at the same time (990FX chipset allows that)

    i still won't care about games, but at least everything else will be wonderful.


    in case you're curious, new build will be:

    GA-990FXA-UD3 mobo
    FX-6350 processor
    dual ASUS HD7790-OC2-whatever cards
    4x4G RAM
    other irrelevant stuff
  6. me? no. current mobo is GA-A75M-UD2H, and new mobo will be GA-990FXA-UD3
  7. I wanted the zp9e-da but then researched some stuff the one i am looking to get is the p9x79-e ws with i7 3930k 16gb ram to start me off then i want few additional pieces i know this aint the latest stuff but it should make me happy
  8. you saw this on the PCIE slots...

    PCI Express 2.0 x16 ---> 4 (x16, x16, x4, x4)
  9. corroded said:
    you saw this on the PCIE slots...

    PCI Express 2.0 x16 ---> 4 (x16, x16, x4, x4)


    no i saw it on yoyotech.co.uk which is not to far from me
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