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I believe what you can do is run 4 monitors off the main card. in this case you need mini-display port to dvi adapters

actually hook up 2 monitors via dvi, 1 by hdmi and get a mini-dp to vga adapter for the 4th monitor

ok, cant I use both the DP ports on the card? I know I have to stick to the ports on the main card. It has 2 dp ports, two DVI and a HDMI.
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Plan to put three in row, and one up top. and use this http://www.mountedconcepts.com/1-ove...0-d28-b13.html
that should work

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ok, cant I use both the DP ports on the card? I know I have to stick to the ports on the main card. It has 2 dp ports, two DVI and a HDMI.
you can, but proper display port to dual-dvi adapters can be costly. I thought I would save you a few pennies

a dp to hdmi adapter would also be a good choice
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Have you used this utility from AMD's website?? It shows everything necessary for hooking up various amount of monitors and what connectors are needed.

http://www.amd.com/us/products/techn...es/set-up.aspx
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Have you used this utility from AMD's website?? It shows everything necessary for hooking up various amount of monitors and what connectors are needed.

http://www.amd.com/us/products/techn...es/set-up.aspx


Yes I have,and found it lacking. While it tells you what card(s) It does not explain well connection configurations
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that should work



you can, but proper display port to dual-dvi adapters can be costly. I thought I would save you a few pennies

a dp to hdmi adapter would also be a good choice


I ordered these
They are ATI approved .
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Yes I have,and found it lacking. While it tells you what card(s) It does not explain well connection configurations
it explains connections perfectly bro, it says you need two minidisplay ports and at least 2 dvi vga or hdmi ports in any combination. and gives a page for supported adapters. What more could you need?
    
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it explains connections perfectly bro, it says you need two minidisplay ports and at least 2 dvi vga or hdmi ports in any combination. and gives a page for supported adapters. What more could you need?


Well I was thinking that certain combonations were not workable, as they are linked on the card, so I was uncertain if the 'any combonation' meant I could use 2 DVI, and 2 DP ports.
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Well I was thinking that certain combonations were not workable, as they are linked on the card, so I was uncertain if the 'any combonation' meant I could use 2 DVI, and 2 DP ports.
that's what the site reccomended
    
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it explains connections perfectly bro, it says you need two minidisplay ports and at least 2 dvi vga or hdmi ports in any combination. and gives a page for supported adapters. What more could you need?
Yeah that's what I thought.. oh well.. just trying to help.
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