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Eyefinity Active Display Adapter

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Oh bugger... Already ordered it... Oh well
 

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active means they need power, so how can you have an active one that doesnt use power?


and the reason the one he got was so expensive was because its mini DP to DVI, for whatever reason those cost more.
 
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I think they're called Passive adapters if they have no USB power... I dunno, just a guess
 
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active means they need power, so how can you have an active one that doesnt use power?


and the reason the one he got was so expensive was because its mini DP to DVI, for whatever reason those cost more.
my mini dp to dvi adapter isnt powered and its active.

This is the one I have: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004071ZXA/?tag=tec06d-20

I know its active because I made the mistake of buying a passive one first (well actually twice haha :banghead:)
 
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Oh well... Might as well have overkill then not enough
 
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Expensive Active DP to DVI-DL (Dual Link) supports upto 2560x1600 resolution
Cheaper Active DP to DVI-SL (Single Link) supports upto 1920x1200 resolution
so if you have a 27/30" monitor then get the expensive one, if you dont the cheaper ones are good enough ;)