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Hey all,

Had Eyefinity a long time ago (3x Dell U2311H and 2x AMD 6970) and I was looking to go back now that I am gaming a bit more but I was curious on your thoughts before I do.


So currently I have a S2715H and I was thinking I could either A: get 2x more or B: pick up 2x SE2716H

I really like my current screen for the small bezel but I was thinking the SE2716H might be cool because of the curved screen for my peripheral vision


Other than that I was wondering if it still had the requirements for display connectors (IE so I couldn't just do 3x HDMI which is what my current screen is)
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The type of connection used for eyefinity is limited to what the card is capable of.
So if your card is capable of outputting display on 3x hdmi ports, then you should be able to eyefinity with it.

However most cards can't output on more then 2x hdmi/dvi at the same time.
This is because of the limitation of DVI/HDMI needing a clock generator, which most cards don't have more then 2 of.

This is why display port fils that gap, it doesn't need a clock gen.
What cards are you using?
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Originally Posted by thrasherht View Post

The type of connection used for eyefinity is limited to what the card is capable of.
So if your card is capable of outputting display on 3x hdmi ports, then you should be able to eyefinity with it.

However most cards can't output on more then 2x hdmi/dvi at the same time.
This is because of the limitation of DVI/HDMI needing a clock generator, which most cards don't have more then 2 of.

This is why display port fils that gap, it doesn't need a clock gen.
What cards are you using?

Using a single R9 390 at the moment
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If your 390 has same ports as Hawaii, then you can use two DVI (dual link) to HDMI adapter for the other two monitors like this . . .

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If your 390 has same ports as Hawaii, then you can use two DVI (dual link) to HDMI adapter for the other two monitors like this . . .



So I wouldn't have to use DisplayPort at all?

I could do 1x HDMI and 2x DVI (with DVI to HDMI adapters)
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Originally Posted by Blindsay View Post

So I wouldn't have to use DisplayPort at all?

I could do 1x HDMI and 2x DVI (with DVI to HDMI adapters)

Yes, but to be sure 'cause i have not tried it . . . you can ask here . . .

http://www.overclock.net/t/591413/official-amd-eyefinity-owners-club/3930

I found that pic here at Post # 2 . . .

http://www.overclock.net/t/1436497/official-amd-r9-290x-290-owners-club
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