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7870 Dual VGA monitor question


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Ed89

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Hi all just a question. I have just bought an Asus 7870 with I thought 2 DVI connections. So here is my dilemma, I have two VGA monitors, so I connect both the adapter so it will plug into the DVI slot perfect I then try it in the other DVI slot and it won't fit. I'm baffled as they look the same however I do notice that one has DVI/VGA written beside it and the other one just DVI but both look the same.

So my question is what do I need to buy converter wise to make this work it also has a HDMI and a display port.

Link to what my graphics card has port wise:http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/HD7870DC2TG2GD5V2

D-Sub Output X1 (through DVI to D-Sub adapter)
DVI Output X1 (Native)
HDMI Output X1 (Native)
DisplayPort Output X2 (Native mini DisplayPort)

I also e-mailed Asus and they said:

"1x Dual-link DVI-D
1x Dual-link DVI-I
I am afraid to tell you that you need to use two different converters."

This was supplied with the GFX card - 1x DVI to D-sub adaptor

I have managed to confuse myself heaps can someone link me what adapter I need to buy to get my other monitor to work!

Many thanks
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iammykyl

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Gday Ed89, Posted Image
Please give us the brand and model of both monitors. If one of them has speakers, do you want to use the sound output on it?
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