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possible to have 4 display with 2 seperate gpu

Hi everyone,
My workstation just died, bad overheating problem while i wasn't paying attention, and now i'm stuck with my gaming rig as a back up. And i'm curious if it can be used temporarily in its place. my only question when it comes to doing that is that i need it to power 4 displays. My rig uses 2 msi R7770 in crossfire and i know the cards them selves cant do more then 3 displays. If i take out the crossfire and run the cards by themselves can they be used to power 4 displays, and more if so can the display ports mix and match with different display types? The card have 1 dvi an hdmi and 2 display port connectors. I know one of the monitors is dvi. if i got a display port to dvi adapter and also a display port to vga adapter could the 2 cards be used to power the displays i need?

Thank you in advance!
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    Should be fine without crossfiring. Multiple cards not crossfired will allow all their ports to be used.
  2. getochkn said:
    Should be fine without crossfiring. Multiple cards not crossfired will allow all their ports to be used.


    Thank you for confirming for me. Didn't want to buy adapters and find out it wouldn't work. Also there isn't a problem going from dvi and VGA with display port adapters, I'm just curious as I have heard it is either dvi or VGA not mix and match.
  3. cryoburn said:
    getochkn said:
    Should be fine without crossfiring. Multiple cards not crossfired will allow all their ports to be used.


    Thank you for confirming for me. Didn't want to buy adapters and find out it wouldn't work. Also there isn't a problem going from dvi and VGA with display port adapters, I'm just curious as I have heard it is either dvi or VGA not mix and match.


    When dealing with Displayports on AMD cards its best to get one of the adapters thats specificaly listd for EyeFinity (even though you wont be doing eyeFinity). These are all Displayport to DVI adapters. If you need VGA its best to then go from the Displayport adapter to DVI then use a DVI to VGA dongle. All the Displayport to VGA or HDMI adapters I have seen have been problematic from what I've read.
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