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Re: Triple-head setup advice sought

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On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 9:20 AM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 7:07 AM, Ben Bucksch <linux.news@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 06.04.2012 12:23, Alan Cox wrote:
>>>
>>> I'm using a cheap Radeon (HD5430 I think). Does the job, runs three
>>> heads. Probably useless for high end gaming but that wasn't on my
>>> requirement list.
>>
>>
>> Thanks, Alan, for the recommendation. But that's a notebook chip. Could you
>> double-check the model number?
>>
>>
>
> Any evergreen (HD5xxx) radeon or newer with a displayport connection
> can support more than two displays.  The only restriction is that only
> two non-displayport monitors are supported (all additional monitors
> must be displayport).  Depending on the asic, they support up to 4 or
> 6 independent monitors.

See this page for more details:
http://wiki.x.org/wiki/RadeonFeature

>
> Alex
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