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Okay, I was screwing around in the thrift store and found a similar monitor (Dell UltraSharp HDCP 1908FPi) to my two Dell UltraSharp (1907FP) monitors, I have a Radeon 7770 Double-D GHz edition GPU in my basement PC where I would like to put this into effect. My card is the really weird revision that has one Dual-Link DVI-D, an HDMI port, and a Mini Displayport/Thunderbolt.

What I need to know is, does this particular application need an ACTIVE adaptor or not?

And if so... Is ths unit active or passive?

http://www.frys.com/product/6599943?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG

Edit: Looks like I failed to mention that I am trying to eyefinity these monitors to 3840x1024

And if at all possible I would like to get this before Frys closes.
Edited by raidmaxGuy - 10/10/13 at 4:48pm
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Hello,
For any eyefinity setup, YOU NEED A ACTIVE display port .


-ROG
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Hello,
For any eyefinity setup, YOU NEED A ACTIVE display port .


-ROG
Haha thanks, I also asked the repair desk at Fry's and they said the same thing! All is good, everything is up and running and I have added toggle presets to my start menu. The uniformity is wonderful, better than having an awkward 1680x1050 LCD panel and a 1600x1200 CRT.

Now just to see what in-game performance will be like. I expect it to be sub-par at first until I overclock this card (XFX claims you can push it very far over the 1GHZ stock clock) thumb.gif
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