Good graphics card for multiple displays?

I am planning on building a machine for my dad for his birthday. He doesn't game at all so I was wondering if there was a good gpu that supports multiple displays (2-3) very well. Probably around $100-150
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  1. Any ATI card that supports eyefinity. For example, any 6770:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102940

    That's just one example, but all of them support 3 monitors.

    NOTE: For any monitor connected to any ATI GPU beyond the 2nd monitor, it must be connected via the Displayport connector on the video card. If your monitor doesn't use a displayport on its end, you MUST USE an ACTIVE displayport converter, not a passive one! If you use a passive one with 3 monitors connected, only 2 monitors will display and the 3rd will not work.
  2. borisof007 said:
    Any ATI card that supports eyefinity. For example, any 6770:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102940

    That's just one example, but all of them support 3 monitors.

    NOTE: For any monitor connected to any ATI GPU beyond the 2nd monitor, it must be connected via the Displayport connector on the video card. If your monitor doesn't use a displayport on its end, you MUST USE an ACTIVE displayport converter, not a passive one! If you use a passive one with 3 monitors connected, only 2 monitors will display and the 3rd will not work.


    So I have to get a display port adapter? Is there a amd card that has dual dvi with an hdmi? Or do I definitly have to use displayport?
  3. you HAVE to use a displayport for any monitor connected beyond the 2nd, no matter the configuration of the first 2 monitors. Examples:

    I have one VGA, one DVI, the 3rd must use displayport

    I have one HDMI, one DVI, the 3rd must use displayport

    I have one DVI, one DVI, the 3rd must use displayport.

    Hope this helps! REMEMBER, you have to use an ACTIVE displayport adapter, not a passive one. I can't stress that enough.
  4. borisof007 said:
    you HAVE to use a displayport for any monitor connected beyond the 2nd, no matter the configuration of the first 2 monitors. Examples:

    I have one VGA, one DVI, the 3rd must use displayport

    I have one HDMI, one DVI, the 3rd must use displayport

    I have one DVI, one DVI, the 3rd must use displayport.

    Hope this helps! REMEMBER, you have to use an ACTIVE displayport adapter, not a passive one. I can't stress that enough.

    Where would i get an active display port adapter?
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