Topic Title: 3 Monitor Hook Up
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Created On: 11/15/2012 04:28 PM
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 11/15/2012 04:28 PM
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Ok Here is my situation. I have 2 monitors and have both plugged into my video card (both work fine) however; when i hook up the 3rd, my computer sees the 3rd monitor, but says the following through AMD Vision Engine Center:

'To extend the desktop, a desktop or display must be disabled'


Heres how their hooked up:

All are hooked into the top video card. When I move the DVI to the bottom video card, nothing happens.

Samsung 3d - HDMI

Seneye 24" - DVI

Dell 24" - DVI (using VGA --> DVI converter)

Here are my computer specs, Let me know what im doing wrong!


Video Cards:

2 x XFX HD-697A-CNFC Radeon HD 6970 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with ...

Crossfire Enabled


1 x CORSAIR DOMINATOR 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 Desktop Memory Model CMP32GX3M4X1600C10


1 x ASUS Crosshair V Formula/Thunderbolt AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS



1 x AMD FX-8150 Zambezi 3.6GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8150FRGUBOX


Power Supply:

1 x Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous@50°C,80 PLUS GOLD Certified,Pipe-rock Modular Design,Single +12V Rail,ATX12V ...


Hard Drives:

3 x Intel 510 Series (Elm Crest) SSDSC2MH120A2K5 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

2 x Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive


Windows 7 OS




 11/15/2012 04:38 PM
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The answer for this is posted up in the Forum's How-To & FAQ category.

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