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AGP slot The specs on this machine don't mention an AGP slot. It has 3 PCI slots and 1 PCIe x 16 slot. I'm assuming the GeForce graphics card is in the PCIe slot. I need to run 3 monitors. I want to get a 256mb graphics card that will run 2 monitors and replace the existing card with a 256mb card. I can't find a 256mb card that fits into a regular PCI slot. Does this machine have an AGP slot? what is the best way to run 3 monitors? If someone can help me it would be really great

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Your machine does not have an AGP slot if it has PCIe. And the onboard graphics cannot be enabled at the same time as the pcie slot, it will use one or the other.
Assuming you need to run them all at the same time, Matrox is the only manufacturer that I know of currently making a triple head solution.

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The NVIDIA GeForce 6200 is onboard your motherboard. You can install the other video card in the PCI-e slot. One monitor will connect to the 15 Pin D-Sub VGA port/ or the onboard S-Video port. Once you install the new card you will most likely have to manage your irq settings manually in order to use both onboard and the card without conflicts in the device manager. The video card should have instructions on how to configure your setup.

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Try a 3 way monitor vga switch 1 imput and 3 outputs to your monitors

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SOURCE: run multiple monitors

the Matrox Parhelia PCI allows 3 monitors, it also works with pci (of course)

i'm not sure about the price

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Is the video card PCIe compatible? I just assumed that by its age that it would be a standard PCI. I was wrong. Allan

System features of HP xw4400 Workstation on official HP web site state:

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sir, you cant replace it with PCI E from AGP, unless your motherboard can handle either PCIE or AGP. cause there is a motherboard which is compatible with the two interface video cards slots but in your case i dont think so. Better to check your motherboards manual for this.

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So you bought an XFX GeForce 256MB video card. You're board has 1 free AGP 8x video slot & 3 PCI (White opened slots).
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If you need a manual you can download it from Asus. Click on the link to open to the P5PE-VM download site.

I hope you find this helpful.


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