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post #1 of 25
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Hi guys,

I really need to get this problem sorted within the next couple of hours, so any advice would be greatly appreciated.

I am trying to get my 3 x 23" Samsung SyncMaster BX 2350 monitors working through Eyefinity, but am having problems. I am using Windows 7 ultimate, an Intel Q8300 Quad core processor, 8GB DDR2 Ram and finally a Radeon HD 6850 Graphics card.

Before we go any further, I will explain that two of the monitors are connected via DVI, the other is connected to the display port via an active Accell adapter. Before I go into the Catalyst Control Centre, all three monitors work perfectly as extended displays, each at 1920 x 1080. however I need to set up one large display in order to use Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Firstly in Catalyst I duplicate all three monitors, then try to turn them into a group. The system does this but keeps them duplicated (it does not turn into one long display). Going into display properties, the option for 5750 x 1080 is there, but every time I select it and click apply it stays at 1920 x 1080.

I have tried everything in Catalyst an the image will not go larger. If I go into the Windows Display Resolution, it shows all three monitors grouped together. The resolution is set to 1920 x 1080, but their is an option to change it right up to 5750 x 1080. If I do this, the resolution manager stops responding and crashes, reverting back to 1080 x 1920.

I know my system can run this, as I am currently using all three monitors as an extended display, each at 1920 x 1080, so why cant i set it up as one long eyefinity display?

Any help would be massively appreciated.

Thanks,

Danny.
post #2 of 25
Try putting all the monitors in extended desktop mode and then in CCC go to desktop management and you should be able to great a group display.

I've never heard of duplicating the image on the monitors and then creating the eyefinity display.

Here is a link to the PDF for setting up eyefinity: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=how%20to%20set%20up%20eyefinity&source=web&cd=5&sqi=2&ved=0CE8QFjAE&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amd-news.com%2Fassets%2Ffiles%2Famd-cn%2FEyefinity_SetupGuide_v1_AMD.pdf&ei=IdE_T4PFNIO-2gXq_bilCg&usg=AFQjCNGtahitevVZTnvkp0s0qke12b22uA&cad=rja

Look at page 7.
Edited by Traxion - 2/18/12 at 8:28am
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post #3 of 25
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Thanks for the relpy,

I have tried what is suggested in this PDF but I am still having the same problem. Right at the point where CCC is supposed to join all three monitors and ask if they are in the right order, it does not, just stays as one monitor.

Any further advice?
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Thanks for the relpy,
I have tried what is suggested in this PDF but I am still having the same problem. Right at the point where CCC is supposed to join all three monitors and ask if they are in the right order, it does not, just stays as one monitor.
Any further advice?

Which version of Catalyst are you using?
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You don't put your settings to duplicate. Just leave it alone at default settings then create a group.
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You don't put your settings to duplicate. Just leave it alone at default settings then create a group.

This. If all three monitors are showing up and displaying (in any way), just go to CCC and Create Eyefinity Display Group. If they are now duplicated, then I would start over and remove any ATI drivers, and reinstall.
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post #7 of 25
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I have tried all of this and keep getting the same thing. I have tried to reload the drivers (the latest one) but it does not work. All I get i this:

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As you can see, it is just stretching the 1920 x 1080 resolution. Help please?
post #8 of 25
You need to be in the section below called AMD Eyefinity Multi-Display. What does that section show? They're also all showing up as monitor 3 because you have them duplicated. Un-Duplicate them first, then create a group.
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post #9 of 25

Links to your exact monitors will be more helpful to you.

 

Try:

 

From CCC, select "Restore Factory Defaults". Restart PC then go to Windows Screen Resolution to set the correct refresh rate and resolution for each monitor. Then combine three monitors to 5760x1080, don't do it in CCC and see what happens.


Edited by Ken1649 - 2/18/12 at 10:51am
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post #10 of 25
I would be willing to fix this in teamviewer for you in a little bit, I have ALOT of Eyefinity knowlage, I ran 3 CRT's in a Eyefinity group biggrin.gif I'm hoping that 6850 is a sapphire 2gb :/ otherwise it's going to be slow....very slow.
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