NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 Review

Author: SKYMTL
Date: May 2, 2012
Product Name: GTX 690
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Multi Monitor + 3D Vision Testing

3D Vision in hasn’t been covered here on Hardware Canucks in quite some time but with the GTX 690’s ability to display high framerates across multiple displays; our testing just wouldn’t have been complete without this section. Honestly, the ability of using a single card for 3D Vision Surround was an opportunity that just couldn’t be missed. An extreme card deserves extreme tests, right? The results you see below were achieved with three Acer GD235HZ monitors, each running at 1080P resolution hooked up to a single GTX 690 through dual link DVI cables.

Impressive, isn’t it? While AMD’s 3D effort is mired in the world of “open source” oblivion, NVIDIA has forged ahead and they now have a single card that can push stereoscopic 3D signals two three monitors, all while games are running at maximum detail settings. The performance penalty is massive but with a few small tweaks, all of these titles should deliver playable framerates.

Plus, with new 3D Vision profiles being released on a regular basis, most of the newest games will have at least some form of support quickly. If you have the money for a GTX 690, you should at least consider this type of awe-inducing setup.

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