Which mobo supports 2 GFX cards?

doug566

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Well ill be soon getting a third 24" dell for this pc. I have no idea on how its gonna work though. EIther I get the external thing by matrox...or I was told it's possible to runs 2 of 2 graphics cards? Im running 2 screens atm (both 24") on 1 card and its going fine, as all it's used for is web browsing. What would i be looking at in the way of $, I have a Gigabyte GA-81945P-G-RH. I don't think this can run two cards. Would both cards be PCIE?
Cheers.
 

rammedstein

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if it has a 2nd pcie slot asrock made a "hack" driver so you can run crossfire on it...ehhh.. that is the limit of my effort... personally i'd just suggest you get an 8800gts... much better option than 2 cards
 

doug566

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I need 1 card that supports 2 monitors and the other that supports 1. I will be using 3 monitors at a time, so I need 3 outputs.
 

Techfan

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In the past i've tried two PCI VGA cards with two screens and it worked. I'm not sure if you add a PCI Video card together with PCI-x on your motherboard will work with your 3rd monitor. And that think from maxtor it supports 3 monitors so it's up to you.
 

doug566

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Went out and got myself a PCI card, got it running with another monitor, will order the new dell,
Cheers for the help :!:
 

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Went out and got myself a PCI card, got it running with another monitor, will order the new dell,

Are you sure a crappy PCI video card will support the native resolution of a Dell 24"?
 

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Went out and got myself a PCI card, got it running with another monitor, will order the new dell,

Are you sure a crappy PCI video card will support the native resolution of a Dell 24"?

Just because it's no good for gaming, doesn't mean it's inherently "crappy" for other (e.g. standard desktop) uses, don't forget smaller sized CRT's were capable of very high resolutions a long time ago - my 17" crt supports 1600x1200, my physically bigger 17" crt only supports 1280x1024!