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hi, here is my problem i just started my new pc and it appear that x fire is enable but my second monitor wich is in the dvi of the second card (7550 gygabite) wont detect the monitor on it. when i upgraded catalyst to the last version 13 something my second monitor lighted up but now that the install is done it doesnt want to detect the monitor. and i can see that my second card is on on catalyst but there is no monitor attach to it. so here is my question how can i have my second gpu display my deskop just like it does for my first monitor?
post #2 of 9
Both monitors need to be plugged into the same graphics card.
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post #3 of 9
It might sound like it makes sense to dedicate one GPU to each display, but CFx just doesn't work like that. Only the primary card can have anything plugged into it. The secondary card will just sit there unused until it's actually needed.
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so if someday i'm planning on playing with eyefinite how do i plug 3 monitor on the same card on my card i only have one dvi and one hdmi ?? so for now i have to put one monitor on hdmi and the other on dvi???


thx for your answer guys
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Display port.
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post #6 of 9
Don't forget that HDMI and DVI are totally interchangeable if you have the right adapter, and those adapters are available for pennies on the dollar.

Also, what cards do you have? I'm assuming the "7550" was a typo since, as far as I can tell, that particular card doesn't exist.
post #7 of 9
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yes that is a typo i have 2x 7950 from gygabyte. i used hdmi and dvi and it work perfectly now thank you for your answer.

i love this forum always fast answer and good one ;P
post #8 of 9
I maintain a good FAQ regarding Eyefinity over here: www.amd.com/eyefinityfaq -- lots of questions answered. smile.gif
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post #9 of 9
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thank you that was really usefull. i did a 3dmark 11 (the free edition) and my gpu's did 11700 something is that good for stock gpu? and is it normal for a 8350 with a h100i as cooling to have like 35 degree on idle (it is stock)???
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