Originally posted by: BloodyIron As the article outlines all third party adapters can do this properly too. The only thing preventing it from happening is a built in I2C EEPROM chip which identifies the device, that's it. Plenty of other adapters are propery wired and meet necessary specs, yet AMD's driver intentionally shuts them out.
Because supporting them costs more money than using this little chip. It's that simple.
Also they probably knew those cards would be moved to legacy state soon, so that's one more good reason to do so. AFAIK all non-legacy cards should have a native HDMI output by now.
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