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3 displays for gtx 480??

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August 30, 2010 2:03:11 PM

I have read all over that the gtx 480 and 470 cards only run up to 2 monitors.My question is --In Maximum PC Magazine they built a "dream machine" monster Pc using 3 HP 30in monitors.I wonder how they got the 3 monitors to work.

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August 30, 2010 8:49:08 PM

OvrClkr said:
The 2010 "dream machine" consists of 3 GTX 480's.

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/home/dream_machine_201...

Right.and how do they run 3 displays .I thought at present time the max was 2 displays. I have the issue of Maximum PC in front of me and I dont recall seeing how they did it.
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August 30, 2010 8:49:59 PM

2 displays per card, that machine runs 3 480s, so you can go up to six displays.

If the max was two displays there would be no Nvidia Surround.
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August 30, 2010 8:56:43 PM

oh ok.good to know. So 2 displays per card.I just bought an additional 2 480's and have tri sli.Thank you for the help.
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September 21, 2010 9:05:56 PM

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September 21, 2010 9:16:43 PM

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