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I have a mini-display adapter, Xfire 7850's, and a third monitor:

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2 years ago#1
Here's the model of my 7850:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161426

What exactly do i need to do to hook my 3rd monitor to my Gpu?
This mini-display adapter hooks an Hdmi cable to it.

What do i need to do?
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2 years ago#2
Bump.
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2 years ago#3
Just plug it into the mini display port using the adapter.
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2 years ago#4
megamanfreakXD posted...
Just plug it into the mini display port using the adapter.


I've done that before.
No dice

I should have been clearer, my bad.

Is there anything special i need to do? like get another adapter or something?
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|Asus Z77|Two 1Gb 7850 HIS XFire| 1866 8Gb G.skill| i5 3570K 3.4Ghz
Steam: Lyokofanatic[G77F] "Fact and fiction, where do you draw the line?"
2 years ago#5
coolpal23 posted...
megamanfreakXD posted...
Just plug it into the mini display port using the adapter.


I've done that before.
No dice

I should have been clearer, my bad.

Is there anything special i need to do? like get another adapter or something?


Try enabling it in the catalyst control center. I am not that familiar with AMD cards but usually they have settings for setting up which monitor is primary, secondary etc.
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2 years ago#6
megamanfreakXD posted...
coolpal23 posted...
megamanfreakXD posted...
Just plug it into the mini display port using the adapter.


I've done that before.
No dice

I should have been clearer, my bad.

Is there anything special i need to do? like get another adapter or something?


Try enabling it in the catalyst control center. I am not that familiar with AMD cards but usually they have settings for setting up which monitor is primary, secondary etc.


Ok i have it connected, and my pc isn't picking it up at all. It's basically saying it can't find it/it doesn't exist
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|Asus Z77|Two 1Gb 7850 HIS XFire| 1866 8Gb G.skill| i5 3570K 3.4Ghz
Steam: Lyokofanatic[G77F] "Fact and fiction, where do you draw the line?"
2 years ago#7
Morning bump.
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|Asus Z77|Two 1Gb 7850 HIS XFire| 1866 8Gb G.skill| i5 3570K 3.4Ghz
Steam: Lyokofanatic[G77F] "Fact and fiction, where do you draw the line?"
2 years ago#8
Nevermind, i need an active display to hdmi adapter.

What would you guys recommend?
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|Asus Z77|Two 1Gb 7850 HIS XFire| 1866 8Gb G.skill| i5 3570K 3.4Ghz
Steam: Lyokofanatic[G77F] "Fact and fiction, where do you draw the line?"
2 years ago#9
Cable wise that is.
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|Asus Z77|Two 1Gb 7850 HIS XFire| 1866 8Gb G.skill| i5 3570K 3.4Ghz
Steam: Lyokofanatic[G77F] "Fact and fiction, where do you draw the line?"
2 years ago#10
Really guys?
Not one of you know of a decent adapter or cable?
Absolutely no one?
Come on.
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|Asus Z77|Two 1Gb 7850 HIS XFire| 1866 8Gb G.skill| i5 3570K 3.4Ghz
Steam: Lyokofanatic[G77F] "Fact and fiction, where do you draw the line?"
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