How to connect 2 monitors

  Embezzler 20:25 05 Apr 2003
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If i wanted to connected 2 monitors to my PC how would i go about doing this? I guess that i'll probably need 2 graphics cards?

Thanks

  AndySD 20:29 05 Apr 2003

What Operating System and which Make/Model of graphics card have you at the moment.

  Embezzler 20:31 05 Apr 2003

i have win xp home and i currently have an nVidia GeForce2 MX 400

  Megatyte 20:38 05 Apr 2003

If you go to Start - Help and type 'multiple display support' all the information you require will be there.

AH

  karelk 20:39 05 Apr 2003

if u have xp u can just have 2 graphics cards and connect each to a monitor, this is a good solution but expensive, or alternatively buy a new multi monitor grpahics card, ur gforce 2 is quite old as the latest cards are gefore 4.

do u want both monitors for gaming?

  AndySD 20:59 05 Apr 2003

I have had problems connecting 2 cards in XP but it is simple if your graphics card has DVI out on it a well as the VGA connection. Have a look on the card to see if there is a second socket out. If it looks like click here then you can do it with a converter if not you will need to get a graphics card that supports dual monitors.

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