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Upgrade Video Card

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by krazeecrw, Oct 27, 2006.

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  1. krazeecrw

    krazeecrw Thread Starter

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    Hello-

    My company has some Dell Dimension 2400, Dell OptiPlex GX60 and Gateway 300L and 300s computers. We want to purchase new video cards for these machines that will support a dual-monitor scenario. Any recommendations on what would be inexpensive but still work well?

    It is primarily for users in the office who have to flip back and forth between windows constantly so that we can just extend their desktop to another screen.

    Thanks for your help!!!!
     
  2. bearone2

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    i use the older matrox g400 dualhead with xppro.:cool:
     
  3. zeddy

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    Agree a G200 or G400 Matrox card would suffice
     
  4. bearone2

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    xp did it all, i didn't use any matrox software to get both running with an lcd and crt.
     
  5. krazeecrw

    krazeecrw Thread Starter

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    will this also work with the GX60? The specs say something about it being Half-PCI
     
  6. zeddy

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    I know the matrox550 is a low profile PCI card
     
  7. bearone2

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    don't know as i'm not familiar with the term 1/2 pci or the model.

    is it onboard video or does it have a pci card?:cool:
     
  8. zeddy

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    He means its a small factor design with a half height PCI slot. The optiplex G60 has a spare PCI slot and like the other models has intel extreme graphics onboard.
     
  9. bearone2

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    g200/400 in the pci slot.
     
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