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Can I run 3 monitors with three 7950's in tri-fire?

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I'm eventually going to be getting a third 7950 and expand out from my single monitor. I'm just looking to run an odd number of monitors (preferably 3) because I don't like when the crosshairs are in the middle of two screens. Is this possible? I haven't really considered multiple monitors until recently so I'm just starting to learn about it. Thanks! ~Josh
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Yes. You can run 3 monitor Eyeinfinity on 1,2 or 3 7950's in crossfire. Keep in mind though that not all games have proper Eyeinfinity support.
    
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Originally Posted by Bit_reaper View Post

Yes. You can run 3 monitor Eyeinfinity on 1,2 or 3 7950's in crossfire. Keep in mind though that not all games have proper Eyeinfinity support.

Ok thanks! REP for you my friend. When I do it should I plug in one monitor to each card? So one monitor per card?
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Ok thanks! REP for you my friend. When I do it should I plug in one monitor to each card? So one monitor per card?

That is correct.
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That is correct.

Thanks! BTW I absolutely love your avatar. Everytime I see it I just die laughing!
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If you want to play with eyefinity you must plug all your monitors to one card.
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If you want to play with eyefinity you must plug all your monitors to one card.

This. All the screens need to be plugged into a single card. You will need an active display port adapter or screens with a diplayport input on them.
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2 screens can connected via dvi or hdmi. 1 must be on display port
If you dont have monitor with display port then you need an active adapter from dp to dvi or hdmi
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This. All the screens need to be plugged into a single card. You will need an active display port adapter or screens with a diplayport input on them.

This is the correct information. Its important to remember you will need the ACTIVE adapter in order to use eyefinity.. or you will be like me and spend hours trying to figure out why it just wont work. You can also setup display profiles in ATI catalyst that you can switch with hotkeys to go from eyefinity 3:1 to standard triple display.. it is important because some games either dont work in eyefinity or come out looking really wonky.

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There's also the Sapphire Flex 7950 (costs the same) biggrin.gif Allows three monitors in DVI+DVI+HDMI
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