Revisiting single GPU and triple monitor gaming
Subject: General Tech | July 11, 2012 - 11:06 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: triple, multi monitor, gaming
One of the biggest arguments for NVIDIA Surround and AMD EyeFinity is cost, depending on the size of monitor you choose you can get three 1080p displays for half to 2/3's the price of a single 30" LCD and end up with around about half again as many pixels. You do end up with bezels in the way but choosing a monitor with a thin bezel can help as does the tools the drivers offer which help you offset your display to cope with the bezels. With new drivers available, The Tech Report tested gaming on both the GTX680 and the HD7970 on three Asus 24" ProArt PA246Q LCDs. Check out the performance differences as well as getting an idea how high you can turn up your graphics options when gaming at 5760x1200 on a single GPU.
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