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#1 wyrdmage

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 12:54 AM

OK so i just got two 17" lcd monitors for my computer and want to hook them both up for a dual display, with the desktop extended onto the second monitor. So far i've tried using the onboard graphics + PCI, as well as PCI+PCI, but niether works adequately. PCI + Onboard lets both screens be used, but only 1 displays correctly. The onboard graphics is fine, but for some odd reason the PCI card will only give me the options for a 800x600 resolution with 4 bit colors. As for PCI + PCI, it will only allow one PCI card to work at a time. Is there anything I can do about this without going out and spending money? I'm broke, so really any money spent is impossible. lol.

PCI 1= nVidia Geforce 6200 (Primary GPU)
PCI 2= nVidia GeForce FX 5200
Onboard=Intel chipset something or other....i had to uninstall the drivers to get my primary PCI card to work right again :thumbsup:

I'm running Windows XP Pro SP3......Any and all help is appreciated Thnks

Edited by wyrdmage, 20 October 2009 - 12:55 AM.


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Posted 20 October 2009 - 01:46 AM

wow ok im an idiot. :thumbsup: problem fixed wit a DVI adapter.




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