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Eyefinity troubleshooting on 2 6950's

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So as i have continued to ad on to my computer, i thought 2 more monitors would be awesome to say the least, sooo... to start out


i have 2 6950's oc 2gb edition not unlockable, and it starts out that i knew you have to get the dp adapter, but then i heard alot about active and passive... so that could be the issue first off, i just need clarification

its just whenever i go inot desktop management i get, that i need to disable one desktop to enable another, so i just need someone to give me some clarification

the second 6950 is disabled in device manager as i dont need to use it atm, no overclocking or anything has been done to the system yet tongue.gif ... but will be once i get all of it set up right.

i would like to run all the displays off of one 6950, while being xfired if possible... and then im also using 2 dvi, one is dual link, other single and this is the dp

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812270462


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THX IN ADVANCE!!!
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post #2 of 4
I am also running eyefinity with crossfired 6950s. You need to use an active dp adapter and not a passive one (which I believe the one you linked to is). This Sapphire Active DP Adapter is what I am using and it works great. Once you have that, you can configure Eyefinity via the ATI software and it should work fine.
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What is the difference between the 2? like active passive,, is it just powered cuz the sapphire one does not look powered at all.. or im just wrong but still this is a bogus move to make by amd
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o and all of my monitors will work fine, i just cant do them all at the same time.. unless im on different graphic cards... soo... im not really sure what that means, and im planning on rma'ing it.. i just dont want to rush and make another bad decision
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