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I don't know if this is possible but, I've heard that there exist some DVI connections that allow and recognize the connection os 2 Monitores in the same port (I can be wrong tho).

I have an Asus 9800GT 512MB on my computer that runs Ubuntu 12.04 and Arch Linux, and I am trying to connect 3 monitors.

I already have 2 (17" each), and want to connect a new one with 19", but on my 9800GT I only have 2 DVI connections.

Is there anyway to have 3 monitores extended without having to buy a new GPU ?

Thanks in Advance,

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Do it right and just get the second graphics card. I don't know of any adapter such as you would need, besides there would almost surely be downfalls to rigging it up as such.

Those cards are not too expensive at all... do it right.

Does the motherboard have VGA graphics integrated?

If so connect the third monitor to the built in VGA (you can use an adapter).

In the bios set video graphics to the add in adapter. Both should* work.

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I didn't know we could just connect to the built in VGA port, but doesn't it gonna use the motherboard GPU ? In this case an Intel GMA x3150 ? –  aliasbody Jun 24 '12 at 5:11

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