What does it take to run tri-moniters on one computer?

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  1. AustinL911

    AustinL911 Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator

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    I'm looking to build a badass gaming computer here in the near future, and would like to run 3, fairly large, panoromic moniters. I'm not sure if It'd be beneficial enough to run 2 GTX vid cards or just one? Would I have to run 2 for tri-moniters?

    How do I go about setting this up?
     
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    you would need 2 video cards to do this. Are you planning on gaming on the 3rd monitor, or just the 2 primary ones?
     
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    AustinL911 Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator

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    Well, I dunno. Probably a mixture of both. I know somewhere along the line I've seen tri-monitors setup where all 3 are used, such as in flight sims and such, where, instead of panning to the left or right, you just look there. That's basically what I'm going for.
     
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    they make tri-head cards.

    But basically you just need enough heads for the monitors.
     

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