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Does the new ifinity cards mean just more outputs?
Apr 13, 2010, 3:18 AM
I have a sapphire hd4850 connected to a 22" dvi monitor and a 17" dvi monitor.
If i upgrade to a sapphire vapor-x hd 5770 will i be able to connect my spare 20" dvi monitor (which i just got) and just use its an additional extended desktop display?
the hd5770 has
2 x Dual-Link DVI
1 x HDMI
1 x DisplayPort
may i convert the display port to a dvi port and connect a 3rd monitor?
Apr 13, 2010
Apr 13, 2010
does ifinity cards outputs
Apr 13, 2010, 3:21 AM
Yes. you may.
Apr 13, 2010, 3:22 AM
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Apr 13, 2010, 3:24 AM
Well my XFX 5770 does that. what brand are you looking at
Apr 13, 2010, 3:26 AM
from a "sapphire hd 4850" dual slot to a "sapphire vapor-x hd 5770"
but if your card works that way then its quite reasonable to assume that all the hd 5770's will act the same.
Apr 13, 2010, 3:30 AM
yes i would think so and nice card choice man i think you will enjoy it.
Apr 13, 2010, 3:32 AM
Best answer selected by jeowf.
Apr 13, 2010, 3:33 AM
the display port to DVI adapter must be an ACTIVE Adapter for a
Apr 13, 2010, 4:59 AM
so its simply a special type of adapter, not like i need a special monitor or anything or special cable.
Apr 13, 2010, 7:33 AM
Yes you need a special cable.
And active adapter involves power, usually provided by a USB connector.
Use the Search function or Google, your answer is there in about 30 seconds.
Apr 13, 2010, 7:45 AM
Turns out an active adaptor is $100AUD which is heaps but if you take a look at this forum a displayport>vga converter is quite cheap and works.
Apr 13, 2010, 8:27 AM
Yeah, I know.
If you searched this forum you would've found my post pointing to the same about 4 month ago.
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