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6950 issue, bottom DVI port is does not support dual-link?

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I'm having an issue where only 1920x1080 is selectable through my control panel for my U2711 while I have it hooked up to the bottom of the 2 DVI ports. I have a VGA monitor hooked up to the top port, which is why I can't swap them around - only the top port supports VGA. The cable is obviously dual-link as it has the extra pins that a dual-link cable has, but also because it works fine when hooked up to the top port.
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The bottom one physically is a single-link port,not much you can do there.You need an HDMI or displayport adaptor,or like I use a HDMI to Dual-DVI cable.
Edited by Redwoodz - 1/26/12 at 8:11am
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Wow, that is utterly terrible haha. Does VGA work with a DP adapter? Active or not.
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Disregard the last question, it's much easier just to buy a mini-DP to DP cable to connect my U2711 that way. Silly design to have DVI-A and Dual Link on the same port.
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