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Connecting a second ldc display to my mac dual g5 and while it recognizes both monitors, it appears that they're flashing back and forth... as if they're trying to sink up? I only have a 64meg graphics card and wondering if that could be the problem? thanks in advance for any assistance! dc

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Yes you are correct there is not enough graphics memory to have 2 monitors running at once, increase the graphics memory or card

hope this helps

regards

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