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Mac Pro -- 3 monitors?


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Hey All,

I've got a brand new Mac Pro (single Radeon 5870) and I'm trying to connect three monitors to it. I've got two 22in Dell's and a 19in dell. The 22's will run at 1920x1080 and the 19 runs 1440x900. However when I plug all three in (one via DVI and two via mini display to dvi adapters, only two of the monitors get recognized. I've even tried using a mini display port to Dual Link DVI adapter to no avail. Anyone have any ideas? It shouldn't be this complicated

Thanks!
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you will need one of these for the 2nd additional monitor

NewerTech NWTVIDU2DVIA USB to HD Display Adapter... in stock at OWC
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I'm sure you have loads of reasons to buy a new Mac Pro but there is this little snippet of info...
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good luck with that ever you decide to keep/return

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