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18-Mar-2009, 03:32 PM #1
Dual monitor questions
i am wanting to connect my 42" hdtv as another monitor, but i had a few questions about how dual monitor works and how to set it all up. i mainly want to do this so i can watch movies and play games on my TV

1. how would i hook it up? i have 2 nvidia 9500gt cards in sli mode, each with 2 dvi connectors. I plan on getting a dvi-hdmi cable to hook them together i just dont know the correct way to set it up.

2. i heard that you cant run sli on dual monitors, what if i only need sli on one monitor at a time?

thats all i can think of right now but im prolly forgetting something
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18-Mar-2009, 04:34 PM #2
In SLI mode you have a primary card and a secondary card, normally the top card
Both monitors hook up to the primary card.
There are DVI to HDMI adapters to hook up the HDMI cable
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