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Old 03-25-2006, 07:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need two video outs?

I am needing to run both a monitor and a projector and wanting to know if I can run two video cards? My current video card is a 6600 and has both DVI and VGA but can not run them boht at the same time.

I am hoping I can run a second video card and get both displays working.

Also can someone tell me which is better quality, VGA or DVI?

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Old 03-25-2006, 07:44 AM   #2 (permalink)
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if it has DVI and VGA it should be able to use them both simultaneously. perhaps you are not sure how?

edit: make sure you have the latest nVIDIA Forceware drivers installed. the forceware drivers are pretty easy to use for multiple monitor setups

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Old 03-25-2006, 07:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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If you want to run 3 video outs then you can either do it with a Y splitter (if you just want the same thing mirrored on the projector.

The other option is to get a cheap PCI nvidia card.

DVI would be better but it depends on the monitor.

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