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Hi im going to buy this graphics card to run triple 24 inch monitors http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...949&CatId=3669

Basically I need to know what all I need. Someone said i would need a display port monitor and others say any 3 monitors should work just fine just run 2 mini hdmi cables and 1 regular hdmi. also is this graphics card capible to run on my motherboard.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127030

Thanks, Just trying to make sure i get everything right before i go and spend all this money.
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What monitor will you be using?
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You're going to have to do 2x DVI and DisplayPort. Your card may come with a Mini-DP to HDMI converter.
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post #4 of 11
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Hi im going to buy this graphics card to run triple 24 inch monitors http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...949&CatId=3669

Basically I need to know what all I need. Someone said i would need a display port monitor and others say any 3 monitors should work just fine just run 2 mini hdmi cables and 1 regular hdmi. also is this graphics card capible to run on my motherboard.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127030

Thanks, Just trying to make sure i get everything right before i go and spend all this money.
no mini hdmi's it would be mini dp to hdmi

if you can find a 6950 sapphire flex that's what i would do no need for a dp adapter as it has one built in you can do 3 dvi monitors with only a hdmi to dvi adapter witch the card comes for
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3 should work just fine.
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Borhter just use the two DVI and then one HDMI lol u will be good all Digital signal no problem Bro u are good to go
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Borhter just use the two DVI and then one HDMI lol u will be good all Digital signal no problem Bro u are good to go
This, man. This is exactly what I do.
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Borhter just use the two DVI and then one HDMI lol u will be good all Digital signal no problem Bro u are good to go
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This, man. This is exactly what I do.
Err... I was under the impression that using 2 DVI slots would render the HDMI output unavailable...
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Err... I was under the impression that using 2 DVI slots would render the HDMI output unavailable...
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You need a FleX card if you want to run 3 screens without using displayport, as reference cards have only 2 generators needed for the DVI, VGA and HDMI connections while Displayport does not need that.

I would just get a card with 2x DVI and order a cheap active adapter (these cheap ones are good up to 1920x1200 reso) from ebay for the displayport for running the third screen if you for some reason really do not want to get displays with displayport.
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