Question If I build a PC using an Intel I7-10700K CPU or the soon to be released AMD Ryzen Gen 4 CPU, how video cards and displays will Windows 10 support?


Junior Member
Oct 14, 2020
I need a computer to drive at least 6 displays and preferably more, up to 12 displays, for day trading. Will Windows 10, an older Intel I7, and two Nvidia GTX 770's not in SLI mode drive 6 displays? Also, if I decided to build a custom PC for this purpose of day trading but also to play video games like Battlefield 5, using a 10th gen Intel I7 processor or new Gen 4 Ryxen 5900 CPU, how many displays could I drive with two RTX 3080 video cards? Could I even mix a build using one RTX 3080 for driving 2 4k gaming displays at 60 Hz, and install the older GTX 770 video cards to drive 6 more displays at just 1920 x 1080P video at any decent frame rate such as 30 Hz, again using Windows 10 OS?


Golden Member
Nov 13, 2016
For NVIDIA, it's usually 4 displays per GPU. So, one GeForce RTX 3080 for two 4K displays, and two GTX 770 for 6 displays, should be alright in theory. In theory, because I don't have a 8-display setup to test.

CPU is not that relevant*, but make sure the motherboard has three PCIE x16 slots. Whether the top two PCIE x16 slots are x16 CPU + x4 chipset, or x8 CPU + x8 CPU isn't important for this use case.

(*) The Intel CPU you selected has integrated graphics, which may be used for more displays, whereas the AMD CPU selected does not.


Diamond Member
Dec 10, 2010
Most motherboards will only have a single HDMI port for integrated graphics. So the CPU could give you one additional display. But many mobo's disable integrated graphics with an add-in card is installed.

Installing a 770 with a 3080 should in theory work, but not sure anybody has actually tried this with a 3080.

Also, there are AMD eyefinity cards that will drive 6 displays per card. But are only for displaying, too slow for gaming.
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