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Old 06-21-06, 10:03 PM   #8
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Default Re: 8 screens on Linux?

Originally Posted by M3PH
so if the driver only supports one card per box i guess sli is a waste of time then? (that may sound sarcsatic but it's not meant to) i'm still abit noobie with the whole 3d graphics and linux thing
SLI sort of goes in the opposite direction, though. SLI is about taking
multiple cards and using them to drive a single display faster. The main thing
is that most SLI boards now provide 2 x16 slots, which can usually be used in
non-SLI mode to provide two 8-lane PCI Express slots for driving a pair of
cards to drive 2 or 4 or even, in our case, 8 displays.
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