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Hey I'm getting a 6950 and I was wondering if this will work for eyefinity:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/DP-N-023NVR-Display-Port-DVI-D-Dongle-Cable-/270833977859?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3f0ef68a03#ht_500wt_1413

It looks same as this which is "active"

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814999030

How about this? I saw this in one of the stickies listed as an active adapter:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-DP-DisplayPort-Male-DVI-Female-Adapter-Converter-/130555053123?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1e65b00443
Edited by RagingAzn628 - 10/16/11 at 7:37pm
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Adapters are iffy, especially where eyefinity is concerned. Your safest bet is to just get a DisplayPort Male to HDMI Male Cable:
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004C9QSU6"]Amazon.com: 15 ft DisplayPort Male to HDMI Male Cable in Black: Electronics[/ame]
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At that price im sure you can risk hit or miss. Generally you want onesthat are on amd's list.
If its not then its trial snd error with a bit of luck.

Dont count on adapters for macs. Minidp to dvi, most likely those dont work.
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Originally Posted by El_Capitan;15336162 
Adapters are iffy, especially where eyefinity is concerned. Your safest bet is to just get a DisplayPort Male to HDMI Male Cable:
Amazon.com: 15 ft DisplayPort Male to HDMI Male Cable in Black: Electronics

My monitor does not have HDMI D:
post #5 of 10
Typed in the model number into Amazon. Seems like it's a passive adapter based on the first review.

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/DisplayPort-DVI-Video-Adapter-Converter/dp/B0017K6BD2/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top"]Amazon.com: DisplayPort to DVI Video Adapter Converter: Electronics[/ame]

I'm using the Sapphire adapter right now that you linked. Not sure about the DP>HDMI cable.
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I use the second Sapphire adapter on Newegg you linked to. It works.

Do not use the eBay one, it's a passive adapter.
Quote:
Originally Posted by El_Capitan;15336162 
Adapters are iffy, especially where eyefinity is concerned. Your safest bet is to just get a DisplayPort Male to HDMI Male Cable:
Amazon.com: 15 ft DisplayPort Male to HDMI Male Cable in Black: Electronics

That is a conversion cable, not an active adapter, and it will not work.
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Sounds good. I bought both. If the cheaper one works then I will return to newegg. If it doesn't work then sell it back on ebay haha
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How about this? I saw this in one of the stickies listed as an active adapter:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-DP-DisplayPort-Male-DVI-Female-Adapter-Converter-/130555053123?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1e65b00443
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RagingAzn628;15336439 
How about this? I saw this in one of the stickies listed as an active adapter:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-DP-DisplayPort-Male-DVI-Female-Adapter-Converter-/130555053123?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1e65b00443

No, that one will not work. You need MiniDisplayPort-DVI Single Link Active Adapter max resolution 1920x1200 and this one is Validated by AMD.

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Accell-B087B-006B-DisplayPort-Single-Link-Certified/dp/B004071ZXA"]Amazon.com: Accell B087B-006B UltraAV Mini DisplayPort to DVI-D Single-Link Active Adapter ATI Certified (Black): Electronics[/ame]

If you want to try other than the above, it's a hit or miss and will wasting your time and all the shipping cost. I have Apple Adapters work with my MacBook and none of them with my AMD cards.
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