is it an active adapter

Becouse i got a Radeon HD 5970 and it has a mini display port connection but i only have screens that are DVI. and AMD says that the adapter must be active

  • Asked by fn from Albury
Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter

Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter

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1 Answer from the Community

  • As long as you have a USB fly-lead on the adapter it should be active. If considering higher refresh rates (120Hz and up) please be aware of max pixel clock of this adapter (270MHz as far as I have been able to confirm). There are 330MHz adapter available from some manufacturers.

    • Answered by Espen B from Point Frederick