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Asus 7970 graphic card help

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December 9, 2012 1:55:38 PM

i was told on my recent thread the 7970 can run 3 monitors
I im a bit confused i would prefebly have
(DVI) - Skype
(DVI) - Internet
(HDMI) - Gaming
is this possible? -
Welsh :) 

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December 9, 2012 2:40:46 PM

I don't think so. Unless you figure out a way to put gaming on one monitor and skype/internet on another monitor
December 9, 2012 2:55:41 PM

Fuuuuu :(  I wish i could have a
(DVI) - Skype
(DVI) - Internet
(HDMI) - Gaming
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a b U Graphics card
December 9, 2012 3:17:03 PM

Which ASUS graphics card do you have? It would help us look up the details if we knew the model number so we can look up a picture of the card to see what connectors and adaptors you might need. Most Radeon HD 7970's can run three monitors easily.
a b U Graphics card
December 9, 2012 3:35:50 PM

As said, you'll probably have to run your game windowed or alt tab out anyways to use skype or surf as usually when a game like a FPS has focus, the focus will only stay in the "window" of the game in a multi-monitor setup to make sure your mouse doesn't go out of the play field.
a b U Graphics card
December 9, 2012 3:50:42 PM

Shouldn't be an issue just don't setup eyefinity, games will play on your "main" display and you can have whatever you want on the other 2.
December 9, 2012 6:57:55 PM

Guys im saving for a pc i was told the 7970 could hold 3 monitors
December 9, 2012 6:59:10 PM

I would have like the middle for the game and the side for varouis things :p 
a b U Graphics card
December 9, 2012 7:04:34 PM

So set your middle monitor as your main display, in display options...
December 9, 2012 7:16:25 PM

and sometimes use all 3 but not often
December 9, 2012 7:26:56 PM

well i probly woudlent use all 3 apart from when i would play DAYZ :p 
December 9, 2012 9:07:40 PM

I dont have a pc yet but im saving up and im getting the 7970
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