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Tri-display 56o ti?

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December 19, 2012 5:58:24 AM

I have a 560 Ti 1gb (950 core, 2150 shader, 1.087v) on a pcie 1.0 mobo and use a 1920x1080 display. Is the card enough to also run 2 1280x1024 displays? 1 on each side.

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a b Î Nvidia
December 19, 2012 6:08:21 AM

the card only able to hook up two monitors max. that's why you need SLI to play games in surround prior to Kepler based cards
a b Î Nvidia
December 19, 2012 6:35:21 AM

Nvidia didn't start allowing you to run more than 2 displays on a single card until the 600 series, with the exception of dual GPU cards like the GTX 590. If you want to run three monitors, you'll have to either get a second 560Ti and run them in SLI (if your motherboard supports it), or buy a new video card (any 600 series Geforce card, or any AMD Radeon Card)
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December 19, 2012 7:42:15 AM

renz496 said:
the card only able to hook up two monitors max. that's why you need SLI to play games in surround prior to Kepler based cards

>just bought a good gpu
>wanted to tri display
>buys generation just before it is supported
>http://p.im9.eu/so-close-meme.jpg

what about using my 560 for two of them and then another gpu on another slot non SLI'ed. would that work?
a b Î Nvidia
December 19, 2012 7:48:28 AM

That would work. Make sure the other GPU is Nvidia one. Any Nvidia card will work: even the weakest one. That way you can connect 2 monitors to your GTX 560 Ti and another monitor to the other card.

Though, you won't be able to play across all three screens as if it was one big screen; for that you need SLI.
a b Î Nvidia
December 19, 2012 8:20:21 AM

if you just want to use three monitor at once then just add another gpu to your system. just like sunius said, you can use weaker nvidia cards if you have absolute zero interest for surround gaming.
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