AMD today announced that the ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card, driving up to six monitors by way of the revolutionary AMD Eyefinity multi-display Technology, was selected as a 2010 winner of the Popular Science Best of What’s New Award.
“The ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card opened the door to a new era in personal computing,” said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager of AMD Graphics Division. “The ATI Radeon™ HD5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition allowed PC users to experience the ultimate panoramic computing experience. By bridging the innovation in ATI Eyefinity technology with broad ecosystem support, AMD enabled higher levels of productivity and created a more immersive gaming experience for PC users.
While most PC’s require a second graphics card to drive more than two displays, AMD Eyefinity Technology marked a first for the graphics industry by enabling users to drive up to six monitors with a single graphics card. Additionally the six monitors can be configured as one single large surface or as multiple surfaces by creating groups of two or more monitors.
Source: AMD Press Release