Eyefinity wont work with 3 monitors

Hello,
When i attempted to use eyefinity with my 3 monitors, the computer will allow me to use any combination of the 3 monitors but forces me to disable one of the 3 monitors to use eyefinity. i have successfully been able to set eyefinity up with any combination of the 3 monitors but never all 3. i am currently using a sapphire radeon hd 6950 graphics card, and i have a display port adapter to dvi, as well as the other 2 monitors using dvi, although one could be using a hdmi to dvi adapter. the monitors are 2 accer x223w and an AOC 2243w. any help would be much appreciated
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  1. Just have to ask, is the display port adapter you are using an ACTIVE adapter, not passive? Also, is it on AMD's approved adapter list?

    http://support.amd.com/us/eyefinity/Pages/eyefinity-dongles.aspx
  2. it is a passive display adapter, but it IS on the AMD approved adapter list
    http://www.accellcables.com/products/DisplayPort/DP/dp_dvi.htm this exact one
  3. No, the passive adapter won't do.

    Find this on the page:

    **Please note, this Passive adapter supports up to 2 monitor display configuration using AMD Eyefinity Multi-Display technology. To support 3 monitor display, an Active adapter is required.

    Please read before buying product or signing contracts, etc. Don't become a humancentipad.
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