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Rollandv
Journeyman III

Monitor connections

Why is there only room for 3 monitors on the new video cards. I need 4.

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thelvyn
Adept II

Re: Monitor connections

Can't find confirmation, but why not get a usb-c to hdmi adapter, or cable?

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pokester
MVP

Re: Monitor connections

They may also support daisy chained display port or display port hubs. 

I personally agree with you. They really should have had at least another display port. 

Honestly another display port and one more HDMI would have been awesome. 

Regardless they had plenty of space to put more in.

Talk to AMD support about what your choices are with their card. https://www.amd.com/en/support/contact-email-form

Or talk to the AIB partner support departments if you are going to get one of theirs. 

I will mention @fsadough . He is on the pro side of the cards but he has been in the past the best expert on these connection questions, so maybe he can answer exactly what you would want to add to get a 4th display port connected to RDNA2. 

 

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thelvyn
Adept II

Re: Monitor connections

I think 3 display ports, and a usb c plus an adapter for displayport to hdmi would have made the most sense.  Displayport can do everythin hdmi can plus some, and usb c is nice for those of us that have vr headsets that support them.  Also, eventually everything will likely be usb c cables.

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fsadough
Moderator
Moderator

Re: Monitor connections

Which product are we talking about here? 

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pokester
MVP

Re: Monitor connections

He is talking about the new 6800 and XT that only have the one HDMI and 2 Display ports. What are the options for hooking up 4 monitors. And what additional hardware might be needed please.  I assume he  could use 4 display port connections and maybe a mix of 1 HDMI too if need be. 

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fsadough
Moderator
Moderator

Re: Monitor connections

RX 6000 series have 4x display outputs:

  • 2x DP 1.4
  • 1x HDMI 2.1
  • 1x USB-C

Use an USB-C to DP adapter or USB-C to HDMI adapter to get the 4th display 

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pokester
MVP

Re: Monitor connections

Can the card support more than 4 connections through any other adapters? Say you have a VR headset too and are already using the USB-C?

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fsadough
Moderator
Moderator

Re: Monitor connections

You get 6x displays in total. In that case you will need to purchase an MST-Hub
https://www.startech.com/en-eu/audio-video-products/mstdp123dp

 

thelvyn
Adept II

Re: Monitor connections

DisplayPort can daisy chain with the right monitors.  So you could get 4 DP monitors (2 x 2 daisy chained), then 1 hdmi, and 1 usb c.  That is a whole lot of monitors.

I personally just have a giant 4k and that is great for me, but to each their own.  Hope you find a solution you are looking for.  I also have not found a max total resolution, or max monitor listing, so it may not be released at this point.  Would be nice to know.

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