Video card with mutiple outputs

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  1. lightsareout

    lightsareout New Member

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    I have two monitors that i have connected with DVI and i want to also hook up my tv via HDMI, could i just get another HDMI card and run dual video cards? i've looked at a card with 2 DVI and 1 HDMI but they start around $500 which is too much to spend for what i use my computer for.
     
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    depends on what your motherboard supports. what type of expansion slot does your current GPU plug into? or is it onboard? what types of expansion slots do you have available?
     
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    juvental604 I like to pee upside down OT Supporter

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    my vid card radeon 3870 has 1 hdmi 1 dvi and 1 vga. I wonder if you get a vga to dvi converter if it would handle 3 monitors.
     
  4. CodeX

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    If you just want to clone the video to your TV just split one of the ports... your computer won't even be aware of it or care.
     
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    different resolutions though
     
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    that might work, i used to run 1 VGA and 1 DVI and the difference bothered me too much
     
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    i could fit another 16x or a regular PCI card in
     

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