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Old 01-01-2015, 12:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question External Graphics Card

Hi everyone,
I want to buy a third monitor for my Desktop, mainly to be used for Spotify and Web-Browsing. As my graphics-card (Radeon 5570) only supports two monitors, I need to purchase an External Graphics Card. I have my current two monitors hooked up via VGA and DVI and I am not sure whether to buy an external VGA or if an external DVI graphics card would be better. Does anyone know if it matters if I have two VGA's and one DVI, or the other way round, or will it only work with one of them (VGA or DVI)?
Help is really appreciated!!!

post script: this is the external g-card I was going to purchase: I-TEC USB 2.0 VGA Display Video Adapter FullHD: Amazon.de: Computer & Zubehör
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Old 01-01-2015, 03:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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DVI would be better quality since it's digital and not analog (VGA), so it's going to look better in general.
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I know it's double your other one, but here's a Evga one
EVGA UV39 UV Plus+ USB 3.0 Video-Port: Amazon.de: Computer & Zubehör
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Hi everyone,
I want to buy a third monitor for my Desktop, mainly to be used for Spotify and Web-Browsing. As my graphics-card (Radeon 5570) only supports two monitors, I need to purchase an External Graphics Card. I have my current two monitors hooked up via VGA and DVI and I am not sure whether to buy an external VGA or if an external DVI graphics card would be better. Does anyone know if it matters if I have two VGA's and one DVI, or the other way round, or will it only work with one of them (VGA or DVI)?
Help is really appreciated!!!

post script: this is the external g-card I was going to purchase: I-TEC USB 2.0 VGA Display Video Adapter FullHD: Amazon.de: Computer & Zubehör
Like CarnageX said, DVI is always going to be better. VGA should be obsolete in my opinion.
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