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Originally Posted by sugarhell View Post

If you want to play with eyefinity you must plug all your monitors to one card.

Wow that kind of sucks. Well my MSI TFIII is my top card and it has 1 x HDMI, 2 x Mini DisplayPort, 1 x DVI so I should be all set right?
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Originally Posted by RavageTheEarth View Post

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.


Lmao, why you repping ppl who have no idea?
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Wow that kind of sucks. Well my MSI TFIII is my top card and it has 1 x HDMI, 2 x Mini DisplayPort, 1 x DVI so I should be all set right?

There is 3 ways:
1) 1 DVI and 2 display port
2) 1 display port,1 dvi and 1 hdmi
3) 1 dvi,1 hdmi and 1 mdp to dvi active adapter
Edited by sugarhell - 4/4/13 at 10:05am
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You can do 1xdvi,2 dp or 1 dp 1 dvi and 1 hdmi or 1 dvi,1 hdmi and 1 active display port adapter


That was sorta confusing sugar.


He should just go default, dvi + hdmi (ideally with a hdmi to dvi adapter) + mdp to dvi active adapter.
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That was sorta confusing sugar.


He should just go default, dvi + hdmi (ideally with a hdmi to dvi adapter) + mdp to dvi active adapter.

Its always confusing xd

The best is probably your way. I just use 2 dp and 1 hdmi tongue.gif

Buy monitors that have display port.
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Wow that kind of sucks. Well my MSI TFIII is my top card and it has 1 x HDMI, 2 x Mini DisplayPort, 1 x DVI so I should be all set right?

You should be. I haven't run eyefinity myself but I know that even tough having DVI+HDMI+DisplayPort form a single card is the advertised way there are other configurations that work. I have for example seen DVI+DisplayPort from card 1 and DVI from card 2 work just fine. I'm not entirely sure if you can run eyefinity just from DVI's from different cards. I don't see why it would not work but you never know with thees things. In any case DVI+HDMI+DisplayPort from a single card using a active DisplayPort to DVI adapter does work so that is something you can always fall back on.
    
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post #18 of 27
You can use up to four (4) 7950s in Crossfire / Eyefinity.

You have all information HERE AMD Eyefinity FAQs

You need to plug them all in the same cards (the first one obviously)


I prefer:
  • CENTER-DVI
  • LEFT-Display port (with DP to DVI active adapter)
  • RIGHT-Display port (with DP to DVI active adapter)

Example




TSM106 is right though, easiest and cheapest is this:
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Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post

That was sorta confusing sugar.

He should just go default, dvi + hdmi (ideally with a hdmi to dvi adapter) + mdp to dvi active adapter.

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Originally Posted by sugarhell View Post


Buy monitors that have display port.

Prepare yourself to pay A LOT for monitors with Display Ports, its just better and cheaper and easier to get an active adapter


typo
Edited by KaRLiToS - 4/4/13 at 10:49am
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post #19 of 27
though if running only 1080p on all 3 eyefinity monitors, and utlizing dvi and 2 mini display ports, you only need 1 active adapter. The other display port to dvi can be passive.
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post #20 of 27
Not to mention that active converters are only 30 bucks and that most cheap (250$++) displayport monitors aren't IPS screens ... TN screens are annoying in Eyefinity
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