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Radeon 4850 & Dual Monitors

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Bioshock, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. Bioshock New Member

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    whats the deal with ati cards and dual monitors? ive read alot of threads about people having problems with 2 monitors hooked up.

    ive got the problems as well, i just got this 4850 and i love it for gaming, but i need both my monitiors when im working........after about 10 minutes of booting windows both screens go blank, and i end up having to hold the power switch to turn the computer off. also, when they dual monitors do decide to work longer than 10 minutes, when i try to shut down the computer i get a green screen on the main monitor and the computer locks up

    are ati cards just bad for dual monitor output or is there a workaround for this? this is the first ati card ive owned, always used nvidia and never had a problem

    problem happens using the 9.1's and 9.2's
     
  2. zithe

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    Those drivers seem to have a lot of different problems. Try to get your hands on 8.10 or 8.11 if possible.

    Even my X1800 had strange issues with 9.1.
     
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    Go back to previous drivers until there is a solution.
     

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