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Dual Monitors

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by mu24885, Jan 10, 2008.

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  1. mu24885

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  2. dnbtom

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    It depends on what you want to do, if you want the same desktop on both screens then that will work fine, but if u want seperate desktops you need to use seperate g-cards as you can run different desktops like that, e.g. one for programs.

    Hope thats some help(y)
     
  3. mu24885

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    Yeah it does, thank you
     
  4. stantley

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    I think your video card probably has dual outputs, check to see if it does.

    So you'd hook up one monitor to the VGA (blue) plug and another monitor to the DVI (white) plug with separate cables. If you have an LCD monitor hook it up to the DVI.

    Then you'd have an extended desktop.
     
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    How do accomplish extended desktop if you're using a laptop and you don't want to use the laptop's screen as one of the monitors? Is there a device to install between the laptop and the monitors?

    Sig
     
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