"In the 295 driver, we supported more than 3 basemosaic displays on GeForce cards. Marketing specifications differentiate products. NVIDIA changed the basemosaic marketing specification to differentiate GeForce and Quadro cards. The supported limit on GeForce cards is now 3 displays. Quadro cards support more than 3 displays."
Not new: AMD, Creative... already did same things, which is irrespect behavior towards customers.
The reasoning isn't contradictory IT'S A LIE! i posted in that thread because i was facing the same issue as the OP, and I can tell you for a fact that windows supports 4 monitors across 2 gtx 560s because that's exactly how my desktop is set up. meaning that the NVidia rep was just making stuff up and was hhoping no one would notice.