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post #31 of 34
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Bought the monoprice one. For some reason i dont trust ebay at all.
post #32 of 34
I'm sure the Monoprice one will work, and if you're not 100% happy with it, they'll take it back no questions asked.

Yes, you could use two of them, if you have two DP ports on your card. =)

I find it shockingly irresponsible of MSI to sell the Lightning without a Dual Link DVI on it. What were they thinking?

Greg
post #33 of 34
Um, there's DVI-D, DVI-I, and the never used DVI-A. DL just means dual link, which means increased bandwidth. I haveDL-DVI-I cables ffrom way back when, and I have DL-DVI-D cables that I use now.

D means digital, I means digital and analog, and A means Analog.

You want:

ACTIVE DUAL LINK DVI-D (DL-DVI-D) TO DISPLAYPORT (DP) ADAPTER (or DP to DL-DVI-D). The direction may or may not matter, but it must be active and it must be dual link DVI-D.
   
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Even my MSI Reference 6870 has a DVI-D tongue.gif
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