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Best connections for my setup?

post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 
Alright. So currently I'm running two 23" Acer S series monitors. I ordered my third, but UPS is being dumb again and going the opposite way around the country and wont be here till Monday. mad.gif

The setup will be as follows:

Acer S231HLbid
1x DVI
1x D-Sub
1x HDMI

Acer S231HL
1x VGA
1x DVI

Acer S230HLAbii
2x HDMI
1x VGA

Ideally, I want to have one with a free HDMI slot in the middle for my 360/PS3.

My GPU is a Vapor-X 7950.

I know one will have to be using DP. I do plan on running eyefinity with this setup. I'm also looking for said DP adapter/cable. So, if you know one that works with eyefinity and will work well with my set-up please tell me. (also, I'm not looking for a $100 cable. I'm kinda broke for the next few weeks. The cheaper, the better. thumb.gif I have a metric **** ton of DVI/VGA/HDMI cables in a drawer, and they can all reach were my monitors will be.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Sapphire Radeon 7950 Vapor-X A-Data 8Gig 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1TB Seagate  Samsung 840 Pro 128Gig Lite-On iHAS124 Corsair H100i  
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
Windows 8.1 Pro Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S230HL 23" (1920x1080 @ 60hz) 
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1TB Seagate  Samsung 840 Pro 128Gig Lite-On iHAS124 Corsair H100i  
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Windows 8.1 Pro Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S230HL 23" (1920x1080 @ 60hz) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 650w  NZXT Tempest 410 Elite Razer Naga 
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post #2 of 5
sapphire make good cheap minidp to dvi from my experience and other than that its really up to how it feels. just put one of the HDMI monitors in the middle and connect up the rest. i hope i answered your question but there isnt really a right way or wrong way as far as im concerned smile.gif
post #3 of 5
Thread Starter 
I have full displayport, not mini. I've looked and looked, but I cannot find an active DP to DVI adapter that doesn't cost $100+ Any help?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Sapphire Radeon 7950 Vapor-X A-Data 8Gig 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1TB Seagate  Samsung 840 Pro 128Gig Lite-On iHAS124 Corsair H100i  
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
Windows 8.1 Pro Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S230HL 23" (1920x1080 @ 60hz) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 650w  NZXT Tempest 410 Elite Razer Naga 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Ripper XXL Logitech 5.1 System Yamaha RX-V363 Receiver (Speakers in the Commen... Astro A40 Headset With Mixamp 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Sapphire Radeon 7950 Vapor-X A-Data 8Gig 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1TB Seagate  Samsung 840 Pro 128Gig Lite-On iHAS124 Corsair H100i  
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
Windows 8.1 Pro Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S230HL 23" (1920x1080 @ 60hz) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 650w  NZXT Tempest 410 Elite Razer Naga 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Ripper XXL Logitech 5.1 System Yamaha RX-V363 Receiver (Speakers in the Commen... Astro A40 Headset With Mixamp 
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post #5 of 5
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Well, looked around again, and found this one. The reviews look good, and it's listed on AMD/ATI's official site as a certified eyefinity adapter. I'll find out when it gets here.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Sapphire Radeon 7950 Vapor-X A-Data 8Gig 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1TB Seagate  Samsung 840 Pro 128Gig Lite-On iHAS124 Corsair H100i  
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
Windows 8.1 Pro Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S230HL 23" (1920x1080 @ 60hz) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 650w  NZXT Tempest 410 Elite Razer Naga 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Ripper XXL Logitech 5.1 System Yamaha RX-V363 Receiver (Speakers in the Commen... Astro A40 Headset With Mixamp 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Sapphire Radeon 7950 Vapor-X A-Data 8Gig 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1TB Seagate  Samsung 840 Pro 128Gig Lite-On iHAS124 Corsair H100i  
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
Windows 8.1 Pro Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S231HL 23" (1920x180 @ 60hz) Acer S230HL 23" (1920x1080 @ 60hz) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 650w  NZXT Tempest 410 Elite Razer Naga 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Ripper XXL Logitech 5.1 System Yamaha RX-V363 Receiver (Speakers in the Commen... Astro A40 Headset With Mixamp 
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