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multi-GPU

(MULTIple-Graphics Processing Units) Using two or more graphics cards in the same PC to support faster animation in video games. NVIDIA's Scalable Link Interface (SLI) and ATI's CrossFire are examples. See gaming PC, GPU, SLI and CrossFire.
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Offering reliable and fast Gigabit LAN from Intel and official Nvidia SLI support for enthusiasts looking to pair up multiple graphics cards.
You can expect to see everything from ultra-thin sleek designs with stunning high-resolution displays, to beautifully designed all-in-one PCs with large immersive displays complete with touch, to high-power towers rocking multiple graphics cards and high-performance storage arrays," Angiulo said of the new OS that runs bothtile-style appsand traditional desktop software.
For graphic intense 3D modeling and simulation, multiple graphics cards can be connected together to deliver the fastest rendering times possible.
Intel-based platforms using the Core i7 and Core i5 processors will now support SLI technology, which allows multiple graphics cards to work simultaneously to scale video and gaming performance.
The ZOTAC GeForce GTX 285 series supports NVIDIA SLI technology for multi-GPU processing -- enabling multiple graphics cards to operate simultaneously for substantial performance gains.
This exciting technology takes advantage of the increased bandwidth of the PCI Express bus architecture, and features intelligent hardware and software solutions that allow multiple graphics cards to efficiently work together in the same system to deliver phenomenal performance.
2 ATI Eyefinity technology can support up to 6 displays using a single enabled ATI Radeon[TM] graphics card with Windows Vista or Windows 7 operating systems (systems with multiple graphics cards can support a maximum of 8 displays with 6 in SLS and 2 in extended mode) - the number of displays may vary by board design and you should confirm exact specifications with the applicable manufacturer before purchase.
Systems configured with multiple graphics cards, a Mac Pro RAID card, or a Fibre Channel card do not meet Energy Star or EPEAT Gold requirements.
The HX Series allows a single image to be "stretched" across multiple monitors driven by multiple graphics chips and/or multiple graphics cards, whereas the MX Series only allows an image generated by a single FireMV graphics chip to be stretched across two monitors driven by that chip.
One ATI FirePro V8800 is powerful enough to drive our projector and no longer requires customers to purchase multiple graphics cards and invest time and resource to manage a more complicated infrastructure.
By using familiar USB connectivity, DisplayLink eliminates the need for running cables and installing multiple graphics cards in the host, therefore allowing client computing to be powered by a host computer and sold at a fraction of the cost of server architectures.
The new Wall Display HX Series provides support for wall displays that require what is sometimes called a "stretched desktop" but is better known in UNIX(R) and Linux applications as the "single logical screen" or "Xinerama" feature that allows a image to be "stretched" over multiple graphics cards and several monitors.

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