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Re: Triple-head setup advice sought

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On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 9:29 AM, Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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.
>
> This one has DVI, HDMI, VGA - and there are various other combinations
> available. I assume that means there is a displayport convertor built in ?

No, that card can only drive two displays.  I think a couple of OEMs
make cards with an active converter built in so you can drive more
than two non-DP displays, but the vast majority of cards with no DP
ports only support 2 monitors.  Your safest bet is to make sure the
card has a DP port.

Alex
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