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Hi i had a question and i was wondering if this or this one work for eyefinity for my 3rd monitor on my xfx 6950 2gb with 3 monitors each at 1600x900 if either of these wont work can u show me one that will work and it has to be from www.sears.com and under $30 i since i have a gift card and i would rather use that
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The first one should work and you will get higher display quality out of the dvi rather than the vga.
 
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ok cause i heard that it had to be powered by USB and i wasnt to sure
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This is what you need. A little more than $30.

One of the monitors in Eyefinity has to use the Display Port. So you could use a mini dispay port to DVI active adapter. From what I've gleaned, the Apple branded ones aren't guaranteed to work, while the Accel ones like I linked are.
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ok thank you...and its ok that its over 30 my gift card is for 75 lol i just wanted to maybe buy something else lol
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Dont buy ones made for apple, those most definitely wont work.

The one posted by Demented is what you want.
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post #7 of 13
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ok what about this one its on the AMD Eyefinty Validated Dongles list and its about $27.00

well i bought the $27.00 adapter thats on the validated dongles list..im excited to try eyefinity yay lol thank you everyone who helped
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ok what about this one its on the AMD Eyefinty Validated Dongles list and its about $27.00
well i bought the $27.00 adapter thats on the validated dongles list..im excited to try eyefinity yay lol thank you everyone who helped

It doesn't say anything about being an 'active' adapter, which it has to be. I'm assuming if it doesn't state that it is 'active', that it's passive, and won't work for Eyefinity. It;s a shame you only have a gift card for Sears, because Amazon and Newegg both have the one I linked for under $30.
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It doesn't say anything about being an 'active' adapter, which it has to be. I'm assuming if it doesn't state that it is 'active', that it's passive, and won't work for Eyefinity. It;s a shame you only have a gift card for Sears, because Amazon and Newegg both have the one I linked for under $30.

well it does say that it is on the AMDs validated dongles list so i think it should be fine but well just have to see
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Like Demented said, the one you linked to appears to be a "non-active" mini-display port adapter. The first one he linked too is the one you need. I'm currently using 2 of those and they work like they should.
    
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