How many graphic cards do i need Tags: Graphics Cards Resolution Monitors Graphics Last response: February 2, 2013 3:13 AM in Graphics & Displays Share cresil February 2, 2013 2:13:07 AM if i only have one monitor and want the highest resolution do i need 4 graphic cards or just 2. More about : graphic cards 4745454b a c 177 U Graphics card a b C Monitor February 2, 2013 2:15:35 AM ? Who says you need more then one? m 0 l cresil February 2, 2013 2:18:14 AM Oh I thought you needed more than one because i thought more graphic cards gave you better performance. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Jackkend76 February 2, 2013 2:26:32 AM Depending on your resolution, you almost certainly only need one decent one m 0 l toyftw a c 119 U Graphics card a b C Monitor February 2, 2013 2:36:05 AM cresil said:if i only have one monitor and want the highest resolution do i need 4 graphic cards or just 2. ONE good gpu & make sure your psu can power it sufficiently once you decide on the gpu. m 0 l JackNaylorPE a c 247 U Graphics card a c 85 C Monitor February 2, 2013 3:13:55 AM Need ? Id be hard pressed to say you "need" a graphics card unless I know what ya goals are. First - Decide on what monitor you are using. 1920 x 1080 is "HD" standard but many like 2560 x 1600 on the 30" ones. Second - Figure that games / programs you want to play / run. Look at their performance in published reviews from respected sites. Third - the number of cards is meaningless unless ya know what cards ya talking about. Are two $200 cards better than one $400 card ? Generally, two moderate cost cards will always outperform the single GPU top end card at at a much better "bang for the buck". For example: - Two $205 560 Ti's were 40% faster than one $500 580. - Two 660 Ti's scored 932.3 fps in hardwareinfo.com's tests ($0.58 per frame) ... where the 680 scored 711.2 at $0.66 per frame m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !