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How do I connect eyefinity up to this card?

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Sorry for stupid question.
I am getting this third card soon and basically wondering if I still need a usb powered cable for it still? What one?
Sapphire 5850 1GB Xtreme
http://www.sapphiretech.com/presenta...pid=1152&lid=1

There is no mini display port like my currant one I use, so just 3 cables or 2 cables and 1 powered cord of some description?
help plzz
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If you're going to pair that card with your current 5970, just leave things connected as they are - all monitor connections for EyeFinity have to come from the primary card. Just put the requisite CrossFireX connector cable between the cards.
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Sorry for stupid question.
I am getting this third card soon and basically wondering if I still need a usb powered cable for it still? What one?
Sapphire 5850 1GB Xtreme
http://www.sapphiretech.com/presenta...pid=1152&lid=1

There is no mini display port like my currant one I use, so just 3 cables or 2 cables and 1 powered cord of some description?
help plzz
Monitor 1, DVI > DVI
Monitor 2, HDMI > HDMI
Monitor 3, DVI > DisplayPorty Single Link Active Adapter.

This one is validated by AMD


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