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Old 10-20-11, 04:08 AM   #2
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Default Re: Running 3 displays on 560Ti?

Originally Posted by avesta View Post
Hey guys,

I'm in the market for a 560Ti on a system I'm building. It's gonna be running 3 displays - 2 normal monitors and a 42" HDTV. The monitors connect through DVI and the HDTV through HDMI.

So can you have an extended desktop with all 3 displays?

Also, is the 560Ti fast enough to handle a scenario where you would do the following 3 things?
1) play an HD movie on the TV.
2) play a game on the primary monitor
3) have a browser open on the secondary monitor. or play your music program on the secondary monitor.

I know it's asking a lot, but I just wanna get some input and see if anyone's tried something similar.
Here are the system specs:

i5 2500k
560 Ti (Twin Frozr II version)
WD Caviar Black 1TB

edit: I just learned that some of the Z68 motherboards will have HDMI and DVI outputs. So does this mean you can run the HDTV off the motherbaord and the 2 monitors off the single 560?
With a Z68 board you will be able to run 3 monitors, but you can't on just a single chip Nvidia card atm. You would need to go the ATI route to do that, either that or shell out big bucks for an Nvidia dual chip card like the GTX590. An ATI 6950 is a very good fast and cheap option.

Yes, if you buy the Z68 board, you are able to run the TV off of that and 2 monitors off the 560TI.
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