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post #11 of 28
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Originally Posted by frankth3frizz View Post

Theres DVI-I to DVI-D cables D:

I dont think that would allow the resolution....
post #12 of 28
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Well I broke down and bought the monoprice converter. I can't be without my computer for over a two week period.
post #13 of 28
Don't waste money on converter, the 7970 lightning does have a dvi-d output. Its the bottom dvi port with the 4 mini dp output.
post #14 of 28
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Originally Posted by aznever View Post

Don't waste money on converter, the 7970 lightning does have a dvi-d output. Its the bottom dvi port with the 4 mini dp output.

the OP was talking about Dual link DVI. thats different from DVI-D . 7970 Lightning has two single link DVI ports
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post #15 of 28
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Question, card got here today, but the adapter didnt. I installed the card, hooked up the Dual Link DVI cable I already had to the monitor and card, and i am not getting any video signal. Is that normal? I thought it just wouldnt work at full resolution.

Is it because the cord doesnt match the DVI port? (hopefully yes, and i am thinking so, just want to make sure)

Thanks
post #16 of 28
What? It really looks like it has DVI-I dual link connectors there.
post #17 of 28
Doesnt the card come with a mini display to full displayport adapter that you can use?

And when I tried using HDMI on my card to my 2560x1600 dell monitor, I simply got 1920s1200 resolution instead of my native res.
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post #18 of 28
it does look like both are Dual Link's one is a DVI-I and the other is a DVI-D
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post #19 of 28
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it does look like both are Dual Link's one is a DVI-I and the other is a DVI-D
I missed that, one appears to be a DVI-D. Either will work for a Catleap; my 480 only had DVI-I and my defective Crossover 27Q worked perfectly on it for 40 seconds.
post #20 of 28
They are both DVI single link. Just that the bottom one can take a DVI-dual link cable.
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