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So heres my problem i have a 2nd display connected to the 2nd gpu (because of the type of dvi adapter i have) the 2nd display only works if i disable crossfire. im thinking this is because of ULPS being active therefore shutting down the gpu. does anyone know if i disable ulps if the 2nd display will work while keeping crossfire enabled for gaming etc.
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No it will not work.

ULPS : energy saving mode (Ultra-Low Power State) in other words, it has nothing to do


When you are in crossfire mode, its like having one powerful card, that why you need to run all displays from the first card. When Crossfire is disabled, your cards work as two independant cards.

Why don't you get a DVI to Mini-Display Port adapter?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812226063


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the monitor im using as a secondary is old. it only have a vga out. im going vga cord to dvi adapter but the dvi adapter is a dual link
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ok i have a dvi to displayport adapter but when i go VGA
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post #5 of 9
can you connect the newer monitor via hdmi ? if so then one using hdmi other using dvi (dvi>vga converter),
if not then you can use something like this : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812200334
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no unfortunaetly i only have those adapters available to me at the moment. so what adapters should i buy?
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the display port adapter doesnt work properly i think its because of the need for the display port needing to be the main display. should i see about a dvi to hdmi adapter for the 2nd display.
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I think this one will work perfectly for you
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812200334
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