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USB to VGA Adapter work for Eyefinity?

Will a USB to VGA Adapter work for Eyefinity? or will I need to get one of those Mini Display-ports to VGA..

Thanks, dRyk

Adapter : http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812225007
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  1. What exactly are you wanting to do?The adapter you listed is a completely separate Video card and probably would not be any good for gaming.
  2. That was just an example, but! I was wondering since where I live it is very hard to find a Display Port to VGA cable to run three monitors would a USB to VGA work?
  3. Hi Xlack - I am assuming you refer to three or more monitor eyefinity with the 6970 in your sig. I am also assuming that your particular 6970 uses miniDP and not regular-size DP.

    That USB vga card would not work for eyefinity. You could probably use it to give you three monitors in windows desktop but I wouldn't recommend it.

    For a miniDP this is what you need for eyefinity if you are in Canada: http://www.amazon.ca/Accell-B101b-002b-Ultraav-Displayport-Adapter/dp/B0041O7XHY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1330117105&sr=8-1

    If you look at the below-linked AMD eyefinity validated dongle page you will see the Accell B101b-002b is listed as a validated ACTIVE miniDP -> VGA adapter despite Amazon not specifically saying it is active in their listing. See: http://support.amd.com/us/eyefinity/Pages/eyefinity-dongles.aspx
  4. larkspur said:
    Hi Xlack - I am assuming you refer to three or more monitor eyefinity with the 6970 in your sig. I am also assuming that your particular 6970 uses miniDP and not regular-size DP.

    That USB vga card would not work for eyefinity. You could probably use it to give you three monitors in windows desktop but I wouldn't recommend it.

    For a miniDP this is what you need for eyefinity if you are in Canada: http://www.amazon.ca/Accell-B101b-002b-Ultraav-Displayport-Adapter/dp/B0041O7XHY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1330117105&sr=8-1

    If you look at the below-linked AMD eyefinity validated dongle page you will see the Accell B101b-002b is listed as a validated ACTIVE miniDP -> VGA adapter despite Amazon not specifically saying it is active in their listing. See: http://support.amd.com/us/eyefinity/Pages/eyefinity-dongles.aspx



    Thanks for the help! Next question I have is will this one work? (I know its made for Mac's but a Mini Displayport is a mini displayport) http://store.apple.com/ca/product/MB572Z/A
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    I wouldn't. There is a guide in the graphics and display forums describing eyefinity issues and setup questions. While the general post doesn't recommend doing DP -> VGA, I personally haven't seen an issue (but it's been a year since I used a DP - > VGA adapter). If your monitor must have VGA then the Accell adapter should work for you no problem. A few posts down in that thread Hugo mentions his Apple miniDP -> VGA adapter not working. I wouldn't get the Apple one, get the Accell.

    Here's the guide: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/344343-33-eyefinity-setup-guide
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