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Originally Posted by Billy_5110 View Post

you always need to use a displayport for eyefinity.
The more simple way to use eyefinity is DVI / DVI / mini-Displayport to DVI adapter.
You would need to pay between 20 to 50$ for it. Mine cost me 22$ with ncix and pricematch ( directcanada price) It's the xfx mini display port to dvi. ACTIVE. this word is the most important. Or it wouldn't work.
I guess if you get an displayport to mini displayport it would work but i think dvi-dvi-dvi is more simple to use...
Anyway, one rule, use one the the displayport on the card, you need it. if you use the adapter. it MUST be active one.

Hi billy. I seemed to have missed your post somehow.

Anyways, You'd recommend DVI-DVI-DVI over DVI-DVI-DP?

I plan on doing what Ken said. Monitor 1: DVI>CARD, Monitor 2: HDMI or DVI > Card and then Monitor 3: DP to Mini DP > Card

Unless what I said doesn't make sense?

I have never done EyeFinity before so correct me if I'm wrong
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bf3 and crysis 2 barely max out at 1080p with 2 cards, you'll have to run with everything at low/medium to get good FPS rates
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Hi billy. I seemed to have missed your post somehow.
Anyways, You'd recommend DVI-DVI-DVI over DVI-DVI-DP?
I plan on doing what Ken said. Monitor 1: DVI>CARD, Monitor 2: HDMI or DVI > Card and then Monitor 3: DP to Mini DP > Card
Unless what I said doesn't make sense?
I have never done EyeFinity before so correct me if I'm wrong

it does make sens. i rarely or never saw this configuration but... try it.


Most common and weel proven to work is dvi,dvi,dvi with one active displayport adapter. with that you'r 100% sure to get it work perfectly.
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it does make sens. i rarely or never saw this configuration but... try it.
Most common and weel proven to work is dvi,dvi,dvi with one active displayport adapter. with that you'r 100% sure to get it work perfectly.

I'll try it, and if i have problems I'll try to get an active display port adapter.

hopefully it works though.

Do you mind linking me the one you bought?
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I'll try it, and if i have problems I'll try to get an active display port adapter.

hopefully it works though.

Do you mind linking me the one you bought?


That should work but for another reason.

 

Should you want or need and active adapter, get this one and is validated by AMD.

 

http://www.amazon.com/Accell-B087B-006B-DisplayPort-Single-Link-Certified/dp/B004071ZXA

 

 

 

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That should work but for another reason.

Should you want or need and active adapter, get this one and is validated by AMD.

http://www.amazon.com/Accell-B087B-006B-DisplayPort-Single-Link-Certified/dp/B004071ZXA


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Awesome thanks.

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i brought this one
http://ncix.com/products/?sku=59587&vpn=MA%2DAP01%2DND1K&manufacture=XFX
with this price matched
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=16950EL3588&vpn=MA-AP01-ND1K&manufacture=Others
Price match accepted from ncix.

Cool.

Now all I gotta hope is someone wants to Trade me two 6950's for my 580 wink.gif
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Originally Posted by jam3s View Post

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Originally Posted by Ken1649 View Post



That should work but for another reason.

Should you want or need and active adapter, get this one and is validated by AMD.

http://www.amazon.com/Accell-B087B-006B-DisplayPort-Single-Link-Certified/dp/B004071ZXA


300x300px-LL-cc434cba_41oA9lxKFkL._SL500_AA300_.jpeg



 

Awesome thanks.

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As many if the posts are helpful/useful and with correct informations lol

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