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How to setup eyefinity with this card

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With this card do I use 2 DVI and HDMI or 2 DVI and displayport?

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Displayport is needed for Eyefinity. You can either use a DP cable of DP to ACTIVE DVI adapter.
You can do DP, HDMI, DVI or DP, DVI, DVI but a monitor must occupy that DP slot.
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Hi Celcoid, as he said ^ you MUST use the Display Port connection for one of the displays, with the other two displays connecting to any remaining ports.

Harry @ Videocardshop.
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I know two other people have replied correctly to this post, but I would like to reiterate - to run 3 monitors you MUST use an active mini displayport to dvi/hdmi adapter.

A passive adapter will not work with a 3+ monitor configuration.

You can't use 2xHDMI + DVI due to limitations regarding the cards' clock generators.
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Another reason my MSI 6970 Lightning was a bargain, that Mini Display port adaptor came with the card.
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