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Old 10-22-10, 07:15 PM   #35
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Default Re: The Official HD 6000 Series Review thread

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Originally Posted by Bman212121 View Post
Yes, except this time it looks like the HD6870 isn't an inferior card. The 9800GTX was weak in memory bandwidth, so in higher resolutions the 8800GTX had a sizable lead.

Can't wait to see the prices on these cards though, should be a great purchase for anyone looking for a mid range upgrade.


Can anyone find any info on multimonitor support? Curious if these cards are able to do 3+ monitors without the active DP splitter.
They have non-active DP->DVI converters now that are $20ish and work just as good as an active one. Also, DP 1.2 that the 68xx series supports has daisy chaining of display port for up to 3 monitors from one single DP.

I've been researching all this of late since my mate in the army wants me to build him a PC early next year when he's back from being posted overseas and his one stipulation is that he really wants 3 monitors and a rig powerful enough to run them. So even if I don't end up getting a 6970 I'm probably going to be getting one for him in ~6 months.
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