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Is there such thing as "stable" eyefinity experience?! Please let me know!

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I've been through two different active displayport adapters. I'm running three LG monitors on a HIS IceQ 6970. The first adapter purchased was the sapphire that is popular on Newegg. It worked for about two minutes then the third monitor would go black. RMA'd it and purchased an Accell adapter that is "eyefinity certified" and it did well for two weeks. Then after 2 minutes of running the monitor yet again goes black. I'm in the process of returning this adapter now. Who out there has an adapter that is stable?! Please!! Let me know what to buy! What adapter are you using?!
Edited by dothedrew040 - 2/21/12 at 2:35pm
post #2 of 11

Maybe try to overclock the adapter?!

 

One adapter not working doesn't explain two monitors are sitting on the desk.

 

 

Make sure you got MiniDP_to_DVI_Single_Link Active Adapter. And install Official WHQL CATALYST.

 

Accell Ultra AV Mini Display Port to DVI-D Single Link Active Adapter

 

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I got Accell and Bizlink, not using them because all my monitors have native DisplayPort.

 

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Edited by Ken1649 - 2/21/12 at 2:46pm
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Overclock the adapter? How would I do that? There's no software or anything that came with it. I don't know how I would access the adapter to do that.
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I disabled the second monitor. If I cant have three then I only want to use one until I can sort this craziness out.
post #5 of 11
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I have that brand, only it has the full size displayport end on it. But I also have an Accell adapter that runs a female displayport to a male mini-displayport and it has been running flawlessly for two weeks. What type of adapter do you use?
post #6 of 11
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Hmmm, I do have the latest 12.3 drivers...but I'm fairly certain that they are not official WHQL...ill try and revert back and see what happens...
post #7 of 11

Yep, do that.

 

2 Active Adapters going out consecutively is very unlikely.

 

 

Clean it with; Atiman Uninstaller v.6.3.1 then install Official 12.1


Edited by Ken1649 - 2/21/12 at 2:56pm
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You are truly awesome! Works again! Thank you! Now back to my Mass Effect 3 demo!
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OK just overclock the adapter a bit for stability lol

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i'll let you know when my mini displayport to displayport adapter comes through the main. i just ordered it a few minutes ago. i purchased it for the second port of my 6970.
    
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