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Connecting third monitor for eyefinity with 2 5870's in crossfire

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  • Radeon
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  • Monitors
  • Crossfire
  • Graphics
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March 9, 2010 7:38:48 PM

Hello, I just purchased a third monitor identical monitor so that I can hook up eyefinity. I know with a single 5870, I need the active display port adapter. However, I am running 2 -5870's in crossfire. With the latest 10.2 drivers, can I just connect the third monitor to the second 5870, or do I still need to connect all three monitors to the primary card?

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March 9, 2010 8:31:18 PM

You need to connect all monitors to the first card in a crossfire setup. Also that 3rd monitor need to be connected to the DisplayPort output. Which you will need a DP to DVI/HDMI ($100) adapter or DP to VGA (~$20) adapter if you dont have a native DP monitor.
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