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Old 12-17-2014, 05:01 AM   #1
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Hi All,

Want a 3 monitor setup on an i5 cpu with 16mb ram. The mother board supports 3 monitors.

Computer will be used for forex trading screens and general office work.

The question is would I need to add a video card or will the onboard graphics be good enough?

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Old 12-17-2014, 05:50 AM   #2
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Your motherboard supports 3 monitors?? cool.
If so, sure. The inbuilt HD4000/4600 will do fine. If you are not doing any graphic work that is.
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Old 12-17-2014, 05:59 AM   #3
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Ok, thank you for your answer.

Yes the motherboard spec is this -

Asrock H97 Pro4 Intel H97

- Supports Triple Monitor
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
- Supports DVI-D with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
- Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
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And so it does ASRock > H97 Pro4 very nice. If you were to be gaming you'd need a dedicated GPU..
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Is this forex tradin doohickey web based or anything similar with simple interface like standard applications?

If yes, then no, you will not need to add a video card.
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And so it does ASRock > H97 Pro4 very nice. If you were to be gaming you'd need a dedicated GPU..
Considering it is for office work, why mention gaming at all?
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