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Old 11-13-2005, 03:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was looking at some vid cards and saw some with both a VGA and a DVI. I was wondering if you can hook up 2 monitors and get a double wide display like ive seen on my friends computer. can this be done or do you need to get two cards?
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Depends on the card. My video card has two ports like that, and only supports one monitor at a time. We would have to know what card you have in mind to see if it can do dual monitor.
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Old 11-13-2005, 05:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah you can, usually the vid card will come with a dongle.
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Old 11-13-2005, 09:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yes, how much are you planning to spend and what are you using it for?
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probably about 100-150. for general use and some gaming and movie watching
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Old 11-15-2005, 04:08 PM   #7 (permalink)
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what cards can only support one at a time ?
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get a crossfire board and run 2 at the same time
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like he can afford a new mobo when hes in a 100-150 dollar range
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Old 11-16-2005, 08:08 AM   #10 (permalink)
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if the card has 2 ports.........they will both be for moniotrs? i mean will they be the same? never heard of cards like that!
and dvi stands for?
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