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linux catalyst and three monitors

I just switched from opensource ati driver to catalyst because I had many crashes on my linux box when playing flash videos. It looks like with fglrx my system is more stable, but I lost my third ...
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How many screens do two R9 290 cards support when put in crossfire?

How many screens do two R9 290 cards support when put in crossfire? I know nvidia has the limitation of only supporting two screens when in SLI mode, what's the maximum ATI supports when using ...
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Eyefinity and 3 Monitors With VisionTek Radeon HD 7700

I have 3 monitors with a VisionTek HD 7700 Mini DisplayPort to Multi-Link DVI (Active) Apple adapter HDMI to DVI Adapter HDMI to DVI Adapter I've tried to get three monitors working without ...
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Two different ATI graphics cards on Windows 7

I have 2 graphics cards on my computer and 4 monitors: ⠀• On ASUS 7790 3 monitors ⠀• On HIS 3650 1 monitor and it is not working Before upgrade I had 3650 and 1650 with 2 monitors on each and they ...
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Running multiple monitors with different generations of ATI cards

So the situation is that I currently have an HD4850, that is running two monitors. I'm looking to buy an HD7850 to run my two other monitors. Is it possible to mix the HD4XXX and HD7XXX generations of ...
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Prevent screen and desktop blackout when attached display powered on?

I have a custom home theater PC setup with the TV (a Sharp LCD) connected as monitor 3 via HDMI to my Windows 7 PC. I use an ATI/AMD 6770 graphics card with support for 3 monitors... I have two ...
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Broken mouse cursor on main monitor, Windows 7 64 Bit, ATI Radeon HD 7870

UPDATE: Please check out the new answer I've posted to this problem. It might be that a solution to this frustrating problem exists now. Scroll down to see it. Quite a while ago my graphic card died ...
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Windows 8 and AMD's Catalyst Control Center 13.1: Crossfire Missing?

I have two ATI Radeon HD 4XXX series video cards on my machine (card 1 and card 2), and I'm running Windows 8 [Version 6.2 (Build 9200)]. I normally run with crossfire disabled, as I have three ...
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410 views

Make WinXP believe that there is a second monitor? (ATI Radeon Mobility 9000)

See the screenshot below. It shows the Windows display properties in German. I can configure a second display, although I have not connected one. So far, so good. Only it does not work: When I click ...
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Why I can only get 2 monitors to work and 3rd don't with 3 port video card?

I have total 3 monitors. I have ATI Graphics card with 3 ports. 2 HDMI and 1 DVI (looks like). (Video card port --> Monitor port) 1) HP L0245W (connected ...
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1answer
437 views

Mix nVidia with ATI for 3 monitor setup?

I am currently working with 2 Monitors and a nVidia GTX560 Ti on an Asus p8p67 motherboard. Because one of my old monitors is kind of crap, I was wondering if I could buy a new one and setup the old ...
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ATI AMD Radeon 6670M 2GB Dual External monitors

I have HP Pavilion dv7 BeatsAudo model: dv7-6b with following specifications: CPU: Intel i7-2670QM ( Quad Core ) 8 CPU's @ 2.2Ghz RAM: 8GB @ 1066 GPU: ATI Radeon HD 6770M 1GB Notebook has ...
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Dual Monitor Setup with Ati Radeon Hd 5700 results in unusabledesktop win7

I have an ATI Radeon HD 5700 card which i've been using under fully updated windows 7 with its latest drivers. My monitor is a 2004 NEC LCD1703M which despite being pretty old runs fine. A friend ...
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1answer
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Program for managing multiple monitors to keep from rearranging Windows

I have a setup in use where I use up to four monitors. The problem is I generally switch around what I'm using and that messes up where all of my windows are. I'm on Windows 8 and have two graphics ...
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Adding dual monitor settings to xorg.conf.d

I have Ubuntu Studio 12.04 Precise Pangolin with XFCE as its default desktop. My old HIS ATI Radeon 9250 graphics card was adding red crud across the screen with the generic driver, but downloading ...
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dual screen won't work / ubuntu 10.04

I have an old computer, on which I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. It has a graphical chipset built in the motherboard (Intel) but has some PCI slots. I added an ATI Radeon 9200 graphical card in order to ...
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1answer
544 views

Run 3 monitors on two different video cards?

Can I run 3 monitors on two different video cards? I have an ATI and Nvidia brand card. The ATI has 2 HDMI connections. They both work. Both cards are also picked up in Windows, one being the ATI ...
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Can a 1 GB Radeon 5450 support dual 2560x1440px monitors?

I have a pair of HP ZR2740w monitors which have a native resolution of 2560x1440. They have DisplayPort and (dual-link) DVI inputs. I just got a Sapphire 1 GB Radeon 5450 with two DVI outputs. I'm ...
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3 Monitors on Sapphire Radeon HD 6870

I've got a decent machine, 8 GB RAM, good motherboard etc and an Radeon HD6870 GC. I'm desperately trying to run three monitors on the card. The card has 1 HDMI, 2 DVI and 2 Mini DisplayPorts. The set ...
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2answers
537 views

Laptop Dual Monitors Flashing

I use 2 external monitors at work and 2 external monitors at home connected to my laptop (one with HDMI, one with VGA). I never have any issues with this at my work setup, but at home, for some ...
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870 views

AMD 6700 video card powers monitor through DP to HDMI adapter but not 3 simultaneous monitors

AMD 6700 video card powers monitor through DP to HDMI adapter but not 3 simultaneous monitors. Is this because of my DisplayPort adapter? Specs on the DP to HDMI converter box, DisplayPort to HDMI ...
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Can't get 3 monitors to work at the same time with 2x ATI 6900 with DVI

I have 3 monitors, with two ATI 6900. I want to use all monitors using DVI. Is this possible? I'm using Windows 7. I can only get two of the monitors to work at the same time.
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Can't open Catalyst with administrative privileges on Xubuntu 11.10

For some reason I can't open Catalyst with administrative privileges on Xubuntu 11.10. The regular Catalyst Control Center works fine, but it doesn't allow me to make necessary changes to my multiple ...
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858 views

Make computer use 2 monitors as 1

I need to make windows use my 2 monitors as 1. End result is any full screen software would see the resolution as ####x####. The idea here being programs that require full screen and bind to 1 monitor ...
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1answer
314 views

How to stop my mouse from moving through the right edge of the screen on Kubuntu?

I just installed Kubuntu. The hardware includes two current generation ATI graphics cards in crossfire configuration. I have only one monitor plugged in. Kubuntu's Display and Monitor settings ...
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1answer
345 views

Resolution problems with MSI R5770 Hawk through DisplayPort

I just picked up a MSI R5770 Hawk card from the parts picking megathread. I run dual 2560x1600 monitors (LG W3000H, for what it's worth) but for some reason I can only get the native resolution for ...
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I have a radeon 6450 with 1 dvi port, but I need to be able to 2 monitors can this be done?

I am upgrading my video card which has a HDMI and DVI-I port according to the pin out on it, but a DVI to VGA adapter does not work, so I figure it has the DVI-I port, but it uses the DVI-d signal. I ...
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Setup dual screen with Catalyst Control Center on notebook so that nothing changes when closing lid (case)?

I have setup a dualscreen setup for my notebook with an ATI video card (ATI mobility radeon hd 5470) using Catalyst Control Center. The monitor extends the desktop of the notebook's screen. This ...
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Can I get 4 screens running on an ATI Radeon HD 5700 series video card?

I have successfully run 3 displays using the 5700, but i want to run a 4th screen off the HDMI Port. Mainly I would like it to Mirror the primary monitor onto the TV connected to the HDMI Port. Any ...
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ATI Radeon 5770 Eyefinity with three monitors using passive DP to HDMI cable

I'm still not clear if my passive DP to HDMI cable is sufficient.Here's the setup: 2 x DVI monitors 1 x HDMI monitor attached to 5770's Display Port with a passive DPI to DP cable Any two monitors ...
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3 Monitor PCI-e Graphics card on Linux (without tremendous pain)?

As we are all painfully aware, the only way to get multiple monitors AND compositing (Compiz) on Linux is to use a single graphics card that can drive both (or in my case all three) screens. I bought ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to dedicate a monitor for VirtualBox use?

Configuration Windows 7 Intel i7-based platform ATI Raedon HD 5850 Display card VirtualBox with Ubuntu 10.10 as guest Problem: I wanted to connect another monitor to my current setup (Which is a ...
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Multiple EyeFinity Display groups

Is it possible with an EyeFinity enabled card to make multiple display groups at once? I was playing with a FirePro 2460 and while a 4x1 or 2x2 display group works quite nicely, if I make a 2x1 ...
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My Ati Radeon HD 5450 PCIexpress card with DisplayPort will not let me use 3 monitors, why?

My Ati Radeon HD 5450 PCIexpress card with DisplayPort will not let me use 3 monitors, why? I have a new computer running Win7 and the Ati Radeon HD 5450 PCIexpress card with DisplayPort. It shows ...
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Triple monitors with ATI and nVidia card - was working, now confused

I had a triple monitor setup working in Windows 7 with an ATI card as my primary and a cheap nVidia card as my secondary. The ATI card powered two monitors and the nVidia powered the third. Everything ...
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How do multiple displays work on a AMD 785G / ATI HD 4200 motherboard?

I just ordered a ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO which has the AMD 785G chipset and HD4200 integrated graphic. The board has VGA, DVI, and HDMI outputs. I'm wondering how many outputs I can run at once, and from ...
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2answers
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Bad resolution from Displayport converter on third of three screens

I am currently using three screens at the same time with my ATI 5770 & an active Displayport converter The thing is that the third screen (the one using the active Displayport converter) is ...
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Hardware for 4 Monitors

Looking to build several systems to output to 4 monitors over DVI. I notice most of the recent Nvidia and ATI/AMD cards have dual-DVI ports. Can I simply install two of these cards to get four ...
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1answer
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3 Monitors 2 different graphic cards

I am looking to add a third monitor to my workstation. I currently have 2 monitors connected to a geforce gt 120. I am wanting to find the cheapest solution on adding another monitor, I have a old ati ...
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Does the Radeon HD 5450 support three displays?

I know that ATI.com says that the Radeon HD 5450 supports three displays. My question is, how does it support three displays without DisplayPort? I see only VGA, HDMI, and DVI on 5450s.
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Multiple video cards on Windows 7

I've got an Nvidia Geforce 9500GT and am thinking of buying an ATI Radeon HD 4850. I have two PCI-Express slots. Would I be able to run these cards simultaneously on Windows 7? I want to also be ...
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4answers
952 views

Eyefinity with lower power graphic card?

I am looking for a graphic that supports Eyefinity, but with lower power. What I mean by "lower power" is lower performance and lower power literally. I don't need performance and heat of ATI 5 ...
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3answers
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ATI 5850 Video Card Display Limits

I have a question regarding new ATI 5 series. I heard that there will be a special version of 5 series that supports up to 6 displays. What about a regular 5 series? I see a regular 5 series have 2 ...
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3answers
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Unable to extend desktop

I'm trying to hook up my TV to my computer as a gaming/multimedia center but I'm having troubles setting it up. I have a custom built machine running Windows 7 RC. It has an ATI Radeon 4800 video ...