Topic Title: Multiple Monitor Applications (Gaming)
Topic Summary: How many Video Cards are needed to efficiently run 3 monitors
Created On: 03/03/2014 10:01 PM
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 03/03/2014 10:01 PM
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tourguide67
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Hello all, 

I am inquiring on the topic of multiple monitor application. Currently I am running an AMD HD 7970 on 2 monitors. I have found that gaming is rather annoying on 2 monitors because my center of view is directly in between the 2. So, what I am planning on executing is installing a 3rd  monitor to resolve my current issue. My 7970 runs 2 monitors very well, but I am concerned on what will happen if I install a 3rd monitor. Currently, my main monitor is connected via VGA and the 2nd via HDMI. With a 3rd monitor option.. will i need to upgrade my card? or get 2 separate cards running via crossfire x? Any and all information will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

 03/04/2014 09:39 AM
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black_zion
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Why are you using VGA in 2014? And to answer your question, we need to know your system specs so we can make a recommendation, including which monitors you are using.

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 05/23/2014 08:20 AM
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Smartbass
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my pc shows i have two monitors and i only have one...why

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