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connecting 20 cinema display to mid 2010 mac pro

Sossity

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will I need any special adapters? I have the older 20 inch silver cinema display, will it connect to the mac pro?
 

scott.n

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Display and USB will work fine. There's no FireWire 400 port on the Mac Pro, though.
 
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h9826790

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I think the FireWire 800 port on the Mac Pro 5,1 has backward compatibility to the FireWire 400, isn't it?
 
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ZombiePhysicist

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Sossity

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You might be able to get it done with 4 of these...

http://www.amazon.com/VisionTek-Radeon-7750-GDDR5-MiniDP/dp/B00C7EPSVS?ie=UTF8&keywords=eyefinity 6&qid=1461603069&ref_=sr_1_1&sr=8-1

UPDATE: Oops, sorry, I misread this as I though you wanted to plug in a quantity of 20 displays! Nevermind. :D

wow, I could use 6 monitors with this? thats right, I am not looking to use multiple monitors right now, just one, but maybe 2 in the future.

this got me thinking what if I wanted to watch or work with 4k content on the mid 2010 mac pro?
 
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