Why need a display port on Eyefinity?

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Joined: 08/30/2010
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When using a multi-monitor Eyefinity setup, such as the popular 3-way setup, why is it mandatory to connect one monitor into the display port? For example, if a card had 3 DVI slots and one display port, why aren't you able to do a 3 way monitor setup by just connecting the 3 monitors into the 3 DVI ports on the video card?

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Joined: 06/02/2009
Posts: 334

who knows but ATI.
its pointless if you ask me, and creates more hassle than anything else.
i would like it if they would allow you to use any of the ports i just dont see why they didnt