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Old 01-17-2006, 07:13 PM   #1
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Hey guys,

I have a quick question for you. I don't know what they did @ bestbuy when they put in my GeForce 6800 GT OC 256MB. I mean it works fine, but I'm trying to add a second monitor and I don't have one that plugs into the DVI-I port, so I'm trying to use the integrated video "card" on my motherboard. However, when I plug in a monitor to the slot, nothing happens (the screen just stays in standby). How can I re-activate my integrated video card? Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-17-2006, 07:48 PM   #2
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You need to go into the Bio's and change the settings. I think to enable the integrated video, you need to disable the agp, or pci-ex slots.
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Old 01-18-2006, 06:29 PM   #3
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But then he won't be able to use his 6800GT. You can get VGA to DVI adapters for a few bucks, and they usually come with video cards, anyways... Are you sure that it didn't come with your card?
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Old 01-18-2006, 06:47 PM   #4
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Best buy probably stole it!
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Old 01-18-2006, 07:18 PM   #5
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Yeah Jamxx is right, it'll stop your new card from working doing that.
and yes, a DVI to VGA adapter should have come with your card... Should only be cheap though.

Only thing nthat annoys me though is it makes the connector a bit wriggly, since its added more weight and length, which is a worry if your connectors won't screw in properly like there meant to.
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