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Old 08-30-2007, 02:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm looking to buy a set of two video cards...and their stats aren't very important. The only real capability necessary is that they have dual screen hook-ups, either in DVI or VGA.

We talk a lot about great GPU's here, but what is a very average one? Trying to get dual screens running for the cheapest possible cost.

P.S. the boards are ga-7vm266 so I'll probably be using the AGP slot.

Do they still sell AGP GPU's?
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7800gt?
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Newegg.com - XFX PVT71KUDF3 GeForce 7900GS 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 AGP 4X/8X Video Card - Retail
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Trying to get dual screens running for the cheapest possible cost.
the 7900 is a little too nuts.
7800gt is a little closer to what i am looking for.

ANYTHING with dual capabilities is okay. these are for users just checking their email & using microsoft office.
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You dont have to have 2 video cards to run dual monitors.
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You hit the nail on the head with that model. Unfortunately it is PCIe & I need AGP. Still looking for that card in AGP
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You dont have to have 2 video cards to run dual monitors.
I wasn't clear, this is for two systems. I need two dual capable cards.

They're currently using on board VGA hookups. They're graduating to second monitors.
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Is that board 4x/8x or 2x/4x?
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Wont really matter, i used to run an 8x agp card in a 2/4x board.
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