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Old 07-10-2008, 04:07 PM   #1
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I just got given a 17 Inch Dell UltraSharp Monitor, I already had a 19 inch widescreen LG, I have set up dual displays, but it looks a mess. It would look great if I got another Dell,and had the LG centered. Problem is, I only have one graphics card (nVidia GeForce 8800GTS 512MB G92), it only had two DVI's, is there any way I can use 3 screens on it, I don't want to go SLI. Thanks.
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Old 07-10-2008, 04:33 PM   #2
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Default Re: 3 Monitors.....

A second card of any kind will give you the extra ports for monitors.
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Old 07-10-2008, 04:35 PM   #3
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Default Re: 3 Monitors.....

nope on the 8800gts ??? max supported monitors = 2

instead of slying you "may" be able to bu a cheap little 8400 or 7100 something stupidly cheap and use that jus to run an extra monitor not in SLI
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Old 07-10-2008, 04:43 PM   #4
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I only have one PCI-E though
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Old 07-10-2008, 05:02 PM   #5
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buy a cheap pci video card to run another monitor. As long you you run your games off the pci card you should be fine. Obviously you wouldn't be able to do much with that active, but it would get you another display. If you only have 1 pci express slot it's really your only option.
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Old 07-10-2008, 05:07 PM   #6
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you can buy http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...lays,1251.html

or buy another graphics cards
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Old 07-10-2008, 05:57 PM   #7
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Default Re: 3 Monitors.....

You can get PCI graphics card. Shure, they are not Amazing, but they would proberbly do the job!

http://www.misco.co.uk/applications/...ELAID=84123474

http://www.misco.co.uk/applications/...LAID=125124893

http://www.eclipsecomputers.com/prod...C-PR7064&af=50
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or even AGP if you have those on your mobo
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Old 07-11-2008, 12:10 AM   #9
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Default Re: 3 Monitors.....

Yeah, as long as you're not doing any graphic intensive work on that third display, you can just get a crappy PCI graphics card. Here's a decent one for under $50, you can find them as cheap as $20 though:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130289
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or what about these?

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=10
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