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Old 07-06-2004, 02:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
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take advice from a person that did it! i tried to do it with just my songle nvidia card. and you can but the image just STRETCHES to both monitors. you cant have two diff monitirs runnin of same comp unless you buy a video card made for that.(EXPENSIVE) or you get another video card. which thats what i did i found a junker ati rage 16mb and threw it in my comp. but MAN once you get dual monitirs runnin ITS NICE!!!!

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Old 07-06-2004, 04:11 PM   #12 (permalink)
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getting 2 video cards or getting a connector for 2 crt ports on one? whats better?

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