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Old August 15, 2010, 04:26 PM
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I've been a user of the th2g for a long time, so i can feel your pain in finding the right drivers to run the POS at anything more than 4xxx x 768.

I've since upgraded my system to a 5870, got my dumb little dongle and eyefinity is soooooooooooooo much easier to use than the th2g. so much so that i've recently buggerd up my 5870 and am waiting on an rma and i havnt even entertained the notion of putting the th2g back in till it shows up. thats how sick of the th2g i am.

I've also got nvidia's surround system on another computer. nvidias version is still beta but it sux balls just the same. its better than the th2g and about as easy to use as eyefinity, but unless you can afford sli your out of the loop. If you can afford SLI, then get a superb cooling system along with it because those suckers are F@CKING LOUD and a better psu because they suck alot of juice as well.

Some people will tell you that nvidia's version must be better because at triple screen resolutions sli will help alot, and that its better bacause it'll work on any monitor without the need for a dongle. These people are Idiots. They're right about SLI... sortof... i can play all current games at maximum IQ at maximum resolution with the ATI eyefinity and more than enough FPS for anyone, so the need for SLI is pretty much moot. Yes it'll be better... but still not enough real world better to warrant the extra cost of the second graphics card. And the dongle? I'd rather pay 100 bucks for a dongle than 250 bucks for a second graphics card, especially when the dongle doesnt need 300 W of power, create 90 decibles of noise and enough heat to roast a chicken in your box.
So it boils down to everyone else is an idiot because you cant afford a higer end system , at least now I understand the fifference between Eyefinity and surround vision thanks to you.
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So it boils down to everyone else is an idiot because you cant afford a higer end system , at least now I understand the fifference between Eyefinity and surround vision thanks to you.
I've got just shy of 7k invested in that nvidia system. I'm not sure how much "higher end" i'm supposed to get.
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dual asus ares, triple w3008 monitors :)
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dual asus ares, triple w3008 monitors :)
My point was that you "didn't" need SLI/crossfire for triple wide gaming and still have max IQ.
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