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6850 w/ a dport can it do 3 monitors without active cable thingy?

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My dad just bought a new sapphire 6850 from newegg.

Link is here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102908

We thought that it was just 2 dvi and 2 hdmi ports, but it was actually 2 dvi, 1 hdmi, and 1 display port.

Since he has 1 display port, and the two dvi can he just use a passive converter to hdmi or dvi for hooking up 3 monitors?

Thanks! I'm new to the eye infinity/ATI card thing
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