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Run multiple monitors

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

i'm not sure about the price

Posted on Dec 15, 2007

  • Dick van Zalinge Dec 15, 2007

    i've checked it, it's about $700 (699 ex. shipment)

    but atleast it works

  • Dick van Zalinge Dec 15, 2007

    to check if you have an AGP slot open your computer to see if you have a big slot which looks entirely diffent than the other slots
    it's usually occupied by a video card

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

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AGP slot


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

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