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Multi Monitor on graphics card question.

So here's my question.

I just bought this card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131358&cm_re=5770_eyefinity_edition-_-14-131-358-_-Product

It supports 5 monitors it says.

I want to run 5 monitors all monitor will be DVI so I bought 3 additional active adapters to dvi since it comes with 2 already.

So I bought 3 of those.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814999030&cm_re=Active_adatper-_-14-999-030-_-Product

My question is I see some people saying that you need the really expensive active adapters to run more that 3 monitors and I was wondering if that was true or not this is the expensive adapter I was talking about
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815158198&cm_re=Active_display_port-_-15-158-198-_-Product


I know it's a wall of text and I really appreciate the help and time you will be giving to help me.

Thanks a million
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  1. Hey,

    It all comes down to what size monitors wiil you be running? For intance if you were running 5 19" you would not nessacerally have to have active adapters in the first place... :)

    Hope this helps,

    xXCozter8Xx
  2. xXCozterXx said:
    Hey,

    It all comes down to what size monitors wiil you be running? For intance if you were running 5 19" you would not nessacerally have to have active adapters in the first place... :)

    Hope this helps,

    xXCozter8Xx


    Nothing will be running above 1900x1200 so I won't have to worry about the monitors not working without the usb power adapter thingy?

    Thanks for the response.
  3. Best answer
    Hey,

    Then these adapters should be just fine for what you are doing, as i am using the very same adapter for my 1920 x 1080 monitors (3).

    Hope this helped, and good luck to you!,

    xXCozter8Xx
  4. Great thanks
  5. Best answer selected by ColtonC48.
  6. Be sure to order "mini-displayport" to DVI!
    The one you have listed is a regular displayport to DVI adapter.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815309008&cm_re=mini_displayport_to_dvi-d-_-15-309-008-_-Product
    Hope you see this before you order.
  7. Just wanted to update that it works fine for more monitors I have had 6 total monitors on :D

    No it won't work in games but it's great for charting or anything you need.

    Works great for 6 monitors.
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