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GIGABYTE Dual Thunderbolt Motherboards Debut 4K Resolution on Intel Collage

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GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced support for 4k display resolutions using multiple standard 1080p displays with Intel Collage display technology. The new collage feature is available from an Intel graphics driver update that needs to be individually implemented by motherboard companies before it is available to the user.

Using only the Intel HD4000 Graphics of any 3rd generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, GIGABYTE dual Thunderbolt motherboards with the new 4K Collage Graphics driver can power an Ultra HD 4k resolution video stream across four regular displays. Intel Collage display technology is simple to setup, using dual Thunderbolt ports that can be split into a total of four digital streams giving an incredible combined Ultra HD resolution of 3840 x 2400 pixels.

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Mmmm bezel... At least someone is using thunderbolt.
 
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Is this really using thunderbolt or just two Displayport hubs - the kind that have been described but unavailable for purchase for the past two years?
 
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It uses both the displayports from the monitors to a hub that takes 2 to 1 thunderbolt this way you have less cables to the computer.
 

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but can it play crysis? :p