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Here's my question. I have a 7950 i want to hook up 3 monitors to. All 3 are 24" LG. My card has 1 dvi 1 hdmi and 2 mini hdmi. What is the correct way to hook them up.
Also i have a hdmi to mini hdmi that came with the card
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What inputs have you monitors?

But problably...

HDMI - HDMi
Mini HDMi - HDMi
DVI - HDMI
     
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Well, first of all, for gaming on triple monitor eyefinity, a single 7950 won't do too well.

However, to answer your question, I'd go with as few converters or adapters, even if they're active, as possible. What inputs do your monitors have?
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Originally Posted by PedroC1999 View Post

What inputs have you monitors?

But problably...

HDMI - HDMi
Mini HDMi - HDMi
DVI - HDMI
They have vga and dvi.But i have a dvi to dvi cable then 2 dvi to hdmi cables
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Well, first of all, for gaming on triple monitor eyefinity, a single 7950 won't do too well.

However, to answer your question, I'd go with as few converters or adapters, even if they're active, as possible. What inputs do your monitors have?
The question wasnt the performance as i have read all of the reviews already for that and it actually does well( i just wont be playing maxed out thumb.gif )
post #6 of 21
So...

Card DVI - Monitor DVI (Main Monitor)
Card HDMI - HDMi to DVI Adapter - Monitor DVI (2nd Screen)
Card Mini HDMi - Mini HDMi to HDMi - HDMi to DVI - Monitor DVI

DVI is always preferred as its better for games, You will need some adapters, but if thier good ones then you should have any problems smile.gif
     
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Are you sure you don't have 2x mini-displayport? That would be the normal setup for reference cards. Also, what inputs do your monitors support?
 
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So...

Card DVI - Monitor DVI (Main Monitor)
Card HDMI - HDMi to DVI Adapter - Monitor DVI (2nd Screen)
Card Mini HDMi - Mini HDMi to HDMi - HDMi to DVI - Monitor DVI

DVI is always preferred as its better for games, You will need some adapters, but if thier good ones then you should have any problems smile.gif
I have the mini to hdmi adapter that came with the card. Do i need to purchase any other adapter, as i have read about an active adapter of some sort?
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I have the mini to hdmi adapter that came with the card. Do i need to purchase any other adapter, as i have read about an active adapter of some sort?

Thats for Display Ports, but you have MiniHDMi, are you sure their mini HDMi and not DP?
     
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Thats for Display Ports, but you have MiniHDMi, are you sure their mini HDMi and not DP?
Ok then i believe i stand corrected i have a dvi, hdmi and 2 mini displayports
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