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post #1 of 15
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So i have a 6950 crossfire setup which is running a 32" 1080p monitor and a small 7" extended monitor for displaying temps etc

Now I have bought a 22" touchscreen monitor and want to add that to the setup

Would I be right thinking I need a displayport to hdmi adapter?

I need the 22" and 32" monitors both at 1080p with duplicate diplays (display the same thing) both with hdmi+audio connection ad then the 7" monitor is an extended display running at 640x480 with vga/dvi connection

Would I be right in thinking I can just stick one monitor on the diplayport using hdmi converter then leave the other 2 as they are? (vga/dvi and hdmi)
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post #2 of 15
I think you can only use two outputs per card.
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I think you can only use two outputs per card.
Thats where I thought displayport comes in, and I thought you can only use the outputs on one card not both?
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post #4 of 15
Oh...I guess that would work then. Someone might want to confirm though.
post #5 of 15
I don't know about the displayport, but could you get an HDMI splitter if you just need to clone the displays?
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post #6 of 15
You can have 4 outputs per card.

If you're using the DVI and an HDMI then you'll need an active DP to hdmi/dvi adapter due to the limitations with the card's output clock generator.
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post #7 of 15
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Oh...I guess that would work then. Someone might want to confirm though.
Thats nvidia only, with adapters you can do 4 per 6950, or 6 on the eyefinity 5870's.
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post #8 of 15
yes , you need a active DP to DVI or hdmi w/e your touch screen is.
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post #9 of 15
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active displayport adapter is what I thought, but where in the uk sell them cheap?

im confused, is this active: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dell-BizLi...item5199399501
Edited by liamstears - 10/3/11 at 9:32am
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post #10 of 15
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Will this work?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/DisplayPor...item45fcdeb7b3

Have the 7" monitor on that then the touchscreen dvi and my main 32" monitor hdmi??
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