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How can I set up 3 monitors with 2 dvi and 1 hdmi its seeing 2 screens but the 3rd won't work says its disabled. any ideas?
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Originally Posted by thrgk;12439318 
How can I set up 3 monitors with 2 dvi and 1 hdmi its seeing 2 screens but the 3rd won't work says its disabled. any ideas?

You can't, eyefinity requires at least 1 display port. Best bet is 1 dvi, 1 hdmi to dvi, 1 mini dp to dvi.
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It does? That so dumb NVIDIA doesn't all I have are hdmi and dvi
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It does? That so dumb NVIDIA doesn't all I have are hdmi and dvi

Nvidia requires you buy another card, and that's not so dumb?
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You just need an Active Displayport to DVI converter, They plug in with a usb to provide extra power like tsm106 said.
They can be had for about $20-40. Cheaper then buying a second Nvidia graphiccard Lol.
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This.

And don't complain. $20-$40 is a lot cheaper than a new video card and waaaaay cheaper than when I had to pay $100 for the same adapter back in early 2010 for my CF 5850 3x Eyefinity setup. smile.gif

At that time, there was only 1 or 2 massively overpriced adapters from just a couple websites. Dell raped me on that stupid adapter.
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