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4870 EDID Issues?

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September 4, 2008 1:11:20 AM

Hi,

I was contemplating a 4870 or two, but then I came across quite a few people discussing the 4870 EDID problems. From what I understand the monitors don't have a signal under DVI - you have to use analog when it happens.

Can anyone explain to me when/why this happens?

Thanks!

--Kent

More about : 4870 edid issues

September 4, 2008 7:33:48 AM

It's a driver issue. I had the 4870 with 8.7 drivers and the same problem. 8.8 fixes it.
December 17, 2008 1:42:07 AM

It's not necessarily a driver issue. I tried to get a 4870 working and got no DVI output even when trying to see the BIOS before any drivers were loaded.
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