dual graphics cards?

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Has anyone ever produced a mobo that accepted 2 graphics cards. If you do dual processor distributed computing, why not dual video card? I have no idea if this is possible. The nature of the busses may make this not feasible. Just wondering. Ever heard of it?
 

Crashman

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Can't do two AGP slots, but several machines used to use multiple PCI cards for serious work, back when PCI was considered an adequate solution.

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Crashman

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AGP is a specialize port, I think it's ported directly to RAM. For some reason it can't be shared.

Yes, you can add as many PCI video cards as you like allong with your AGP card.

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Also, dual agp cards are very cheap now. You can easily find a ton of them for under $100 now and run two monitors nicely. Now if you wanted to be a spaz, get a dual agp card, and 5 pci cards, and run 7 monitors ;-)

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