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For the XFX 7850 1 gig double d, you need to use 2 of the ( 2xDVI 1xHDMI) and one of the two mini display ports. Why do i have to use a display port? I have two monitors hooked up on DVI and was wanting to hook my tv up to HDMI? I know i can get a mini display port adapter for any of these but still what is the reasoning behind having to have it this way?
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Have you tried it?

I would give it a try anyway, otherwise, it may be XFX that locked it that way etc
     
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Have you tried it?

I would give it a try anyway, otherwise, it may be XFX that locked it that way etc

yeah they locked it i cant run dual dvi + hdmi otherwise one will not show up.

so its xfx being anoying? like how they locked their voltages?
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to do more then 2 monitors you need a ACTIVE minidisplay adapter.

It has to be ACTIVE. I had to learn the one the hard way
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to do more then 2 monitors you need a ACTIVE minidisplay adapter.

It has to be ACTIVE. I had to learn the one the hard way

This. You can get one for a little under $30 on amazon.
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