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What does it take to run triple-head


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#1 bigalexe

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 10:22 AM

I want the ability to run a triple-head setup if I so wish.

Does it take just 3 ports in any card? If that is not it than how can I tell?

My IDEAL setup is the following:
Center = 24" Widescreen HDTV plugged in with HDMI for audio/video
Sides = 19" 4:3 Monitors, DVI or VGA is fine
This is because I already have the 2x19's and the 24" Wide is the nearest in height so the setup looks right. The total difference comes out to about 3/8".

So what video hardware do I need to make this happen? I am looking to spend hopefully under 150 on the card, and I would like 1GB or more of Video RAM. Current hardware is in the signature.

Edited by bigalexe, 14 September 2010 - 10:23 AM.

AMD Phenom II X6 2.8ghz
8GB DDR3 RAM
XFX ATI Radeon HD6850 1 GB DDR5, 26" Widescreen HDMI
500GB + 80GB HDD
Windows 7 Pro, Mozilla Firefox, AutoCAD 2011, Solidworks 2009
1/19/2012

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