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    Projectors and dual head gfx cards

    We bought some new machines over the summer, and some of them came with ATI graphics cards with both a VGA port and DVI port. (Plus I think a DVI>VGA converter)

    So in theory is it possible to run the computer display and the projector by plugging both into the graphics card eliminating the need for a VGA splitter box?

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    Re: Projectors and dual head gfx cards

    Yes, set the graphics display properties to clone the display (or mirror depending on the makers name for it) and voilla.

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    Re: Projectors and dual head gfx cards

    Word of warning...

    Some on-board (and possibly off-board) cards have two ports but are NOT dual screen capable.

    Found that with the ASUS M2NPV-VM boards where you have to choose VGA or DVI, not both.

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    Re: Projectors and dual head gfx cards

    that's exactly what we do with our ATI dual headers googlemad - works great.

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