Considering Eyefinity for Elder Scrolls

johnstac

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Killing time while waiting for the new release and happened upon Eyefinity. Not sure why I had never seen it before but wow. Looks like it has been out for a couple of years so I would appreciate some opinions about it.

The second part has to do with the card I have right now. It is an MSI N570 as seen here:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127582

So would I have to replace this card with an ATI card to get Sapphire? I want to run 3 monitors probably at 27". I am just really surprised that I could get awesome performance when driving 3 large monitors on one card? I don't want to sacrifice picture quality just to run eyefinity. I want the picture to look as good as it does with my current setup.

Thanks in advance peeps.
 
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Couple of things you will need.

Recent ATI Card (6870, 6950, 6970 is reccomended or better e.g. Crossfire)

You need 3 monitors ALL be able to display the same resolution. (e.g. 1920*1080)
you will also need at least 1 connected via Display port.

so either make sure you have atleast 1 native display port monitor or use one of the following adapters (depending the outputs on the card)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814999034
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814999030

then its just a matter of enabling the function in the driver software.

HugoStiglitz

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Couple of things you will need.

Recent ATI Card (6870, 6950, 6970 is reccomended or better e.g. Crossfire)

You need 3 monitors ALL be able to display the same resolution. (e.g. 1920*1080)
you will also need at least 1 connected via Display port.

so either make sure you have atleast 1 native display port monitor or use one of the following adapters (depending the outputs on the card)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814999034
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814999030

then its just a matter of enabling the function in the driver software.
 
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johnstac

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Thank you kindly for the responses. Question about Eyefinity. You mentioned that one of the monitors needs native display port. What does that mean exactly? I know what HDMI is, and I know what DVI is. Are there monitors that have both the native display port and the other connection methods together on one monitor? I ask because I would like to get 3 of the same monitor for consistency.

Lastly, would you agree that the better the ATI card, the bigger and better the resolutions will be? Crossfire is two cards working together like SLI correct? I really didn't like the SLI thing because I had to activate it every time I was going to use it. Is that the same with crossfire?