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do i need additional programs i have my sisplay port but my computer will only take 2 at a time and not 3
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You need to download Catalyst Control Center and enable eyefinity. Windows can only handle up to 2 by itself without adding a second card.
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Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
You need to download Catalyst Control Center and enable eyefinity. Windows can only handle up to 2 by itself without adding a second card.
Maybe Eyefinity was enabled automatically when I installed CCC, but I never adjusted any of those settings, and my third monitor worked once the drivers were installed.

I think you have to use DisplayPort out for the third monitor. Only 2 DVI/HDMI ports can be used on one card.

Edit: Should have read more thoroughly.
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Originally Posted by asantas93 View Post
Maybe Eyefinity was enabled automatically when I installed CCC, but I never adjusted any of those settings, and my third monitor worked once the drivers were installed.

I think you have to use DisplayPort out for the third monitor. Only 2 DVI/HDMI ports can be used on one card.

Edit: Should have read more thoroughly.
Buy an active displayport adapter, they're only about $30. Should solve your problem.
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