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What is the standard way to hook up two monitors to crossfire video cards? Do you hook one up to each monitor? Both up to one? Or does it matter? Are there advantages of one way over the other? A lot of questions I know...just thought of this lol.
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What is the standard way to hook up two monitors to crossfire video cards? Do you hook one up to each monitor? Both up to one? Or does it matter? Are there advantages of one way over the other? A lot of questions I know...just thought of this lol.
No no no! You can only use the main card (probably the top one) and all the other CF cards are slaves and can't be used as video outputs. Think about it, the slave card only renders alternating frames that go out the top card. You can't give them a monitor to run because they're already being used by the top card.
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Aight lol. Thanks. Just though I'd ask before I packed a lunch and hiked around my case to change the cables
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