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Old 11-12-2006, 07:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question One or two video cards for Media Center

Hey i am buying a new media center and wanted to connectet it to two screens both my hdtv and a 19" lcd i wanted to know if i needed two video cards to do this or if i will need one for each the video card that i will be using is 256MB nVidia Geforce 7300LE it has moth a dvi port and a svga port
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Old 11-12-2006, 07:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That card will be able to run both at once.

Furthermore, you should be able to run it at 1080i for your HDTV.

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the one card will be enough, but I would get two. then you can watch live tv at the same time you are recording tv. you might be able to do Picture in Picture also

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Old 11-13-2006, 03:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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thanks for your help guys and another thing i forgot to mention is that one is widescreen and the other is 4:3
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