Z68 mobo and 2500k. Always multi display?


Oct 22, 2011
Hello,When shopping for a z68 nb mobo do they all support multi diplays without a discrete gpu card? Most mobo have multi DVI and an hdmi ports. Will they support extended desktops in Win 7 without a gpu in the pcie slot?
Apparently the newer integrated graphics solutions can support multiple displays, including the IGP on the Sandy Bridge CPUs, but only up to two monitors I believe. If you want more than two monitors you have to get a discrete card. The IGP should support extended desktop on the monitors connected to the motherboard. However, I doubt you could extend the desktop to any additional monitors connected to a discrete GPU.