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It really begs the question as to the next step in video display technology. Simply put larger monitors and expanded resolutions. As of this article 30" monitors are still rather expensive so what happens if we take 3 smaller and less expensive monitors and hook them up to your computer. Well in the traditional sense you would have a triple monitor desktop with each monitor still being a separate entity.
This is where Eyefinity comes in to play, Eyefinity allows you to take those stray desktops and link them together so instead of having 3x 1680x1050 monitors you will have a single 5040x1050 desktop. In normal desktop mode you won't really see much of a difference however when you are gaming this extra resolution translates into an increased field of view and a total wrap around visual experience.
Supported resolution for Eyefinity depends largely on the monitors and video card you happen to be using. In the case of a HD5670 the supported resolutions will look something like this.
DL-DVI-I: 2560 x 1600 @60Hz
Display Port: 2560 x 1600 @60Hz
Eyefinity: 4800 x 900 @60Hz