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Windows 7: eyefinity on laptop 4650

08 Dec 2010   #1
Matts1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
eyefinity on laptop 4650

I have my laptop, with HDMI and VGA ports, an old CRT screen with VGA, and a new 24" screen with HDMI (and VGA, but won't use that).
So anyway, my laptop is a year old toshiba satellite a500 (psam3a-04000e), if it helps, with an ATI mobility radeon 4650. I was wondering if it supported eyefinity, and if I could use it in tri-screen with the CRT in the VGA port, and the new monitor in the DVI.


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08 Dec 2010   #2
mpcrsc562

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Short answer, no.

Eyefinity is supported on the HD 5xxx series gpus and a further requirement is that at least one monitor has to use a DisplayPort connection.
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08 Dec 2010   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

For what you're asking you need at least the 5430 on a laptop to get Eyefinity support,

ATI Mobility Radeon
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09 Dec 2010   #4
Matts1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Well, looks like I'm stuck with 2. Thanks anyway
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