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    More monitors.

    Currently, im running a GFX with dual outputs, i bought this solely for the fact that i want dual monitors, anyway, my machine doesn't have slots for more gfx cards, is there any other ways i can get say a third or even 4th monitor for my machine, any ideas would be helpful.

    thanks.

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    I know on some boards, if you have On-Board Graphics you can activate that as well as the ofboard graphics giving you another port for a third monitor.

    I have done this once in the past, and it worked fine.

    James.

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    Just out of interest, what the hell are you doing that needs a 4th monitor :P
    Would a video splitter like contraption work perhaps?

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    Just buy some PCI Graphics cards. Normally have 2 or 3 of them on a board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quackers View Post
    Just buy some PCI Graphics cards. Normally have 2 or 3 of them on a board.
    does that work? I didnt realise you could do that. I thought you could only have one card plugged in at a time.


    rummages box of bits for pci cards...

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    I'm using LG Flatron L206WU Monitors, they are USB and you can add up to 8.
    I wouldn't recommend them for video or games, but for remote desktops/browsing etc they are fine. I'm able to view a feed from an IP Camera at about 20fps without any lag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post
    does that work? I didnt realise you could do that. I thought you could only have one card plugged in at a time.
    You can use as many as you can cram into the machine.

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    Yup PCI cards will do the trick but only thing to watch is drivers, XP didn't like me mixing and matching different chipsets very much

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