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Old January 19, 2011, 04:43 PM
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I just bought the XFX 6950. So far so good, a very good upgrade from my 4890. However, i can't connect my CRT monitor to the secondary DVI output (besides the exhaust).

If i switch between my LCD and CRT monitor, DVI output 1 works. It both recognizes it. But if i put the LCD on the output 1 and the CRT on output 2 (or vice versa), extended desktop wont work.

I went to CCC and look for the secondary panel, it doesnt show up.

But if i go to my desktop and right click, i have to force it to connect by VGA. But yet, it still wont save the changes.

Does the card support VGA at all or no?
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Old January 19, 2011, 05:25 PM
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Only the main one next to the two mini display ports supports VGA and dual-link DVI.
If your LCD resolution is 1920x1200 or less, bump that to the bottom DVI slot and use the DVI->VGA converter on the top one. If you look at the pci slot bracket you can see an embossed "VGA" text.

Or you can buy a minidisplay port->VGA converter on amazon for $10
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Old January 19, 2011, 07:01 PM
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What a N00b mistake...

Thanks Brian!
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