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This has been bugging me. I wanting to buy two more 21.5" 1080p Asus Monitors to complement my 1 in a tri-monitor eyefinity setup...until I found out about displayport.

What is the reason for requiring a displayport output on the card rather than oh say, HDMI, like the majority of high end monitors support?
 

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DP takes less space than HDMI also.
 

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Display Port adapter to HDMI
problem solved

Display Port Active Adapter = $100+
 

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This is by no means my answer. "You can only have two of those active at one time; DVI + HDMI or DVI + DVI. Its related to the need for timing signals and the display engine; Displayport doesn't need timing signals so the extra display can be enabled." This is the closet thing I've found to an answer. All credit goes to caveman-jim from his post here.
 

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Display Port adapter to HDMI
problem solved
Not only does that not approach the question of the thread, it is also not "problem solved".

"Problem solved" would be a scenario in which HDMI and Displayport were acessible. Not only that, but like Duckie said, with this "solution" I have to tack on an incompatability tax to the monitor i have already paid for.
 

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As I know DP on monitor does not help. problem in video card,
Cart we have are
2 DVI and native DP- all 3 doesn't work in one time
2 DVI and ACTIVE DP- work
That is why you need adapter. IT IS NOT only DP to DVA adapter it is also native DP to ACTIVE DP.
BEST way is to wait a bit, AMD make 6xxx series with full support.
 

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As I know DP on monitor does not help. problem in video card,
Cart we have are
2 DVI and native DP- all 3 doesn't work in one time
2 DVI and ACTIVE DP- work
That is why you need adapter. IT IS NOT only DP to DVA adapter it is also native DP to ACTIVE DP.
BEST way is to wait a bit, AMD make 6xxx series with full support.

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If you have a monitor with native DisplayPort, you do not need the active DisplayPort adapter for 3 monitor Eyefinity.
 

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If you have a monitor with native DisplayPort, you do not need the active DisplayPort adapter for 3 monitor Eyefinity.

HOW to now if it is active on monitor?
example : Dell P2210H http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=320-8323

I think it is native DisplayPort(DP) connector.
For active it should be DisplayPort(DP+) , Right?
 

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On U2410 it says DisplayPort(DP).
So how I know if it is active?
 

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sorry, I got you. We just need any monitor with DP.
 
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