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sup guys, i recently bought a hd 5850 and i was interested about the eyefinity technology, i saw on amd webpage that i need a monitor with displayport to be able to run it and i only haave three dvi monitors, can i buy a displayport to dvi adapter and conect oone of the monitors to the displayport??

this is what i found: http://www.amazon.com/DisplayPort-Male-DVI-D-Female-Adapter/dp/B002JCL7I6/ref=sr_1_16?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1281112624&sr=1-16

http://www.amazon.com/Cables-Go-54131-DisplayPort-Adapter/dp/B001K2GXD0/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1281112624&sr=1-2


is there anything i should consider when getting the adapter besides that it has to be a female adapter?????
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  2. jefe323 said:

    holy shut!!!!!! hahaha $100, i though they were cheaper haha, Thx man, so it has to be active display port
  3. Best answer selected by megagabobe1.
  4. yeah, it has to be active for dvi
  5. megagabobe1 said:
    sup guys, i recently bought a hd 5850 and i was interested about the eyefinity technology, i saw on amd webpage that i need a monitor with displayport to be able to run it and i only haave three dvi monitors, can i buy a displayport to dvi adapter and conect oone of the monitors to the displayport??

    this is what i found: http://www.amazon.com/DisplayPort-Male-DVI-D-Female-Adapter/dp/B002JCL7I6/ref=sr_1_16?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1281112624&sr=1-16

    http://www.amazon.com/Cables-Go-54131-DisplayPort-Adapter/dp/B001K2GXD0/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1281112624&sr=1-2


    is there anything i should consider when getting the adapter besides that it has to be a female adapter?????


    You can use an adapter like this one shown in step 2 on this website: http://howtoeyefinity.webs.com/
    It is only 25 bucks but it converts it to vga, but still way cheaper and can still do hi res
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