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Old May 10, 2010, 01:57 AM
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Default eyefinity active dp to dvi adapter availability?

I've done a little looking around for a displayport to dvi active adapter for eyefinity to go with the new graphic cards i got on order. Anyone seen any on websites here in canada? can't seem to find any that aren't back order. I ordered one from canada computers and they sent me an email saying there supplier has no idea when they are getting some in. should i just sit and wait on that or if someone knows of a place that has them in stock. thanks btw normal dp, not the mini dp.
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Old May 10, 2010, 10:29 AM
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Before you leap, you might want to read up on passive VGA adapters.

They cost about 1/10 of the price of an active DVI one and can work just as well for eyefinity in certain circumstances. I've used it personally on a 1680x1050 monitor in a 3-way eyefinity group and it worked fine, except that the adapter itself was defective and only output yellow. But again, that was due to a defective adapter, not any compatibility problem, so I can confirm that it CAN work, and is definitely worth looking into.
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Old May 10, 2010, 03:54 PM
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Dell should have some.
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Old May 13, 2010, 05:37 PM
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DELL DisplayPort to Dual Link DVI Adapter for OptiPlex / Latitude / Alienware Laptops / Precision/ Precision Mobile Workstations : Desktop Computer Accessories ? Speakers, Adapters, | Dell Canada


I have this one. Works great.
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i got that one too, works like a charm.
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