2 x GTX 780s for 3 x PB27Q8 Monitors - Need Help

Looking to get into gaming. COD4, BF, Assasins Creed, etc.

I want to purchase three 1440p monitors (Asus PB278Q) -

Would I be able to setup these three monitors in an eyefinity type configuration using two GTX 780s in a SLI configuration? -

Sorry for the NOOB question, been reading alot an trying to understand clearly before I make my purchase. Do you need to use the display ports only? How would I connect three monitors to two video cards?


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  1. Yes 2 780s will do more than required. 780s have enough display ports.

    each has One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort.

    so 2 you will have 2 ports of the above. 2x Dual Link DVI-I, 2x Dual Link DVI-D, 2x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort.

    make sure you buy the compatible moniotors

    like 2 HDMI and 1 DVI-I/D.

    Hope this helps.
  2. why not 3x1080p
  3. There are several possible ways to do this. we can suggest unless OP gives more details.
  4. Marcopolo123 said:
    why not 3x1080p

    I thought about that too.. not sure to be honest. Just figured 1440p would look that much better?

    Was looking at these Asus VN279GLs..

    Can I play on max video settings with three at 1080p monitors and the two gtx 780s?
  5. prudhvirazz said:
    There are several possible ways to do this. we can suggest unless OP gives more details.

    Thanks for offering to help. What more information do you need to know?

    Specs are..
    MB: Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H
    RAM: 32GB GSkill RipJaws DDR3-1600 PC3-12800
    CPU: Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Ivy Bridge
    OS: Win 7 Ultimate 64Bit
    HDD: (OS) 2 x WD Velociraptor 10000 RPM (Setup in RAID1 - MB Onboard RAID)
    HDD: (Data) 1 x WD 1TB
    Case: CoolerMaster Storm Scout
  6. "Just figured 1440p would look that much better"

    I just wanted to know your preferences. I see you prefer 1440p not 1080p.

    back to the topic. 2 x 780s will do the job. have fun

    good config you have.
  7. For a much lower cost, I could do 2 x GTX760s in SLI -

    Hopefully I can still max out the game video settings with the three Asus VN279QLs 1080p monitors.
  8. Best answer
    Yes even 3 760s can't beat 2 780s. thats why i said 2 780s will do more than required.,3686.html

    2 760s also will work fine at 1080p. But on ultra setting it will get shaky.

    2 780s is ideal. 2 770s is required. 2 760s is sub-optimal.
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