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Okay...

So I built my new gaming PC and everything has been working fine except for one thing... Eyefinity. I have dual 7970s with three monitors (not running in Crossfire because of this).

My problem is that I want to have Eyefinity across all three monitors but it only gives me the option to group two out of the three of them.

I bought this adapter because a friend told me it would work. I got it today and Catalyst still shows me I can only group two. Now I'm really confused and frustrated.

Help?
post #2 of 5
Crossfire the cards, otherwise you are just wasting it.

How are your displays connected? All into one card? DP, DVI, HDMI? On the HDMI you should get an adapter to go back to DVI. Thus you will be using DVI on all three displays. About the two panels that you can see in the group, how are those two connected? Also, you want to put the DP connected panel on a side and not in the middle.
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IMO its not worth it. I am running it now with 2x 6850s. 3 24" monitors, I run almost everything just fine, but most games don't even support it and its such a PITA to get them working properly.

However, your problem is super common, I have it every time I move my computer. Basically what you need to do is spend an hour or so plugging them all in different spots until it recognizes all 3. Make sure one is on displayport with an active adapter.
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Okay...

So I built my new gaming PC and everything has been working fine except for one thing... Eyefinity. I have dual 7970s with three monitors (not running in Crossfire because of this).

My problem is that I want to have Eyefinity across all three monitors but it only gives me the option to group two out of the three of them.

I bought this adapter because a friend told me it would work. I got it today and Catalyst still shows me I can only group two. Now I'm really confused and frustrated.

Help?


Okay.... smile.gif

 

1. Eyefinity will only work if all monitors are plugged to one card or primary card in crossfire configuration.

 

2. Eyefinity supports 2 monitors of legacy device, the combination or two of HDMI, DVI or D-Sub. The third and fourth monitor must have native DisplayPort or an Active DisplayPort Adapter is required to convert true DP signal into DVI or D-Sub.

 

3. You bought the correct adapter.
 

 

 

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Didn't your card come with a mini dp to DVI and a hdmi to DVI adapters in the box? You need to connect the mini dp to DVI to the top dp port and use the hdmi to dvi adapter and then the DVI for the 3rd. Everything works fine on my end with just 1 card. Try that it should work.

Here's a pic of my connections
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