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Windows 7: 3rd monitor setup GTX 780

11 Jun 2015   #11
Driver170

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I got this tonight

Camac DVI-D 24+1 Dual Link Source of PC: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

But it doesn't work, its causing my main screen to flicker?


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11 Jun 2015   #12
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You have to use the DVI-I port to go to the vga monitor.

If you are already using the DVI-I port for that little screen you talked about in your 1st post then you`re stuck.

I would get rid of it and just use the 2 biggest monitors you have.
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11 Jun 2015   #13
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It is an active converter, no need for an analog port afaik. However, this is written in amazon page description:
Quote:
Use your normal micro usb cable(Not included) to charge the adapter while watching the video
Active means you need to power it, got any micro usb cables?
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11 Jun 2015   #14
Driver170

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Confused now! So to get it working i need to charge it first?
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11 Jun 2015   #15
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You are not charging it, you are powering it, the adapter needs power to work.

May I just ask, why are you using vga monitors ?

Why aren`t you using all DVI or HDMI ?
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11 Jun 2015   #16
Driver170

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Ok i will order one of amazon cheers!

1 of my monitors is VGA, HDMI output but i'm wanting to use the VGA output to my DVI D port as it gives better resolution options.

But my other monitor is purely VGA so that needs to go into the DVI I port.

Then i have my main monitor which i have it running as DVI at the moment.
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11 Jun 2015   #17
Driver170

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

So how come my monitor was flickering with that adapter plugged in?
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11 Jun 2015   #18
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

1 of my monitors is VGA, HDMI output but i'm wanting to use the VGA output to my DVI D port as it gives better resolution options.

I don`t understand why you are not using this monitor and an HDMI cable setting it to it`s native resolution.
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12 Jun 2015   #19
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

AddRAM: He has special display/s for flight sim usage. You can check the screenshot from earlier.

Searched some (not much) - active means the converter also does some signal converting. Passive just re-wires the connection. As you can see I am a bit confused with these myself :)
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12 Jun 2015   #20
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I was making a statement, not asking a question, I knew why he was doing it :)

Just saying, he could have all 3 up and running now.

But, do what you gotta do :)
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