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I have a quick question about setting up an eyefinity setup if i have 2 of these monitors and 1 of these tvs could i still set up eyefinity with the right adapters? like use the 2 monitors with bothg DVI ports on my GPU and then buy a DP to VGA adapter for the tv??

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Will it work? Only sorta. All monitors will run at the smallest common resolution...ergo your 1600x900panels will run at 1366x768 and consequently look like crap. You need/want panels with same diagonal and same resolution, and ideally identical down to the same model number
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ok thanks man thats all i needed to know
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If you can tell me what is the available input for each of your monitors and type of output from your card, it is easy to answer your question. If not will be stab in the dark so to speak.

This will help you to identify the port.


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Will it work? Only sorta. All monitors will run at the smallest common resolution...ergo your 1600x900panels will run at 1366x768 and consequently look like crap. You need/want panels with same diagonal and same resolution, and ideally identical down to the same model number
This is true if you want to run an eyefinity across all three monitors.

It is possible to run a 2x1 eyefinity with the tv as a standalone, however I don't see the advantage to doing so because whatever is in the center of your eyefinity screen will either be split in two, or missing (bezel compensation). One of the PC monitors will need to be on a display port, so I'd suggest getting an active displayport to DVI adapter and use the onboard DVI with a VGA adapter.

I would suggest just running them as all standalones and then setting a preferred monitor.
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This is true if you want to run an eyefinity across all three monitors.

It is possible to run a 2x1 eyefinity with the tv as a standalone, however I don't see the advantage to doing so because whatever is in the center of your eyefinity screen will either be split in two, or missing (bezel compensation). One of the PC monitors will need to be on a display port, so I'd suggest getting an active displayport to DVI adapter and use the onboard DVI with a VGA adapter.

I would suggest just running them as all standalones and then setting a preferred monitor.
thats what i am going to do i just have this extra TV so i was just wonderin i might sell it cause 2 monitors is plenty for what i do mostly school and occasional gaming so 2 will be just fine i just wanted to know if it was possible
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