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Old 05-01-2005, 11:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok I might sound like a idiot but I want to have two monitors for my computer and what i understand is that you need a special video card to do so...So what makes the video card different that i can hook to monitors up to it.

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Yeah, you need a video card that supports dual monitors. It will either have two VGA outputs, a DVI & VGA, dual DVI, or VGA and S-cable outputs.

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Old 05-02-2005, 04:20 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What video card do you have at the moment?

If your card doesn't have 2 outputs, than you can pick up cards that do have 2, for very little e.g. the 5200 will do.

Are you going to be gaming? Or is it for psp/video editing/encoding etc.

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i run dual monitors on my Radeon 9200se. It has 1x VGA, 1x DVI and 1x S.
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Old 05-02-2005, 09:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Ya, as long as there is any 2 outputs on the back of the card. It doesnt matter what connector it uses because you can always get a converter to change it to whatever you like.

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