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Running two graphics cards for multimonitor support

I would like to add an additional graphics card in to my 2nd PCI-E slot to give me two further VGA/DVI ports along side the two on my primary card. I am unsure if this secondary PCI-E slot is for SLI ...
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PCI-e 3.0 Graphic Card on PCI-e 2.0 motherboard driving five 27" monitors at 1920 x 1080 using Eyefinity

I'm planning to upgrade my current pc of 4 years for gaming purpose. I've done quite a bit of research but couldn't find what i was looking for or maybe i'm just too newbie to put everything together ...
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How can I enable my integrated graphics hardware?

I wish to use three monitors, but my PCIe graphics card only has two DVI outputs. My motherboard, an ECS A880GM-M6 Black Series, has onboard graphics, but it seems to be disabled when the PCIe card is ...
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2x PCI-e x1 or 2x PCI-e x16?

I am trying to build a work PC and would like lots of screen real estate via 4 monitors and have no plans to SLI them together. I have decided to get 2x GT 430 graphics cards which apparently need ...
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What does (x16, x4) mean next to 2x PCIe2 x16?

UPDATE 1: The motherboard which I am planning on getting is the Asrock P67 PRO3 SE. Is it possible to get a motherboard which can do true x16 in both ports? ORIGINAL QUESTION: I am about to buy 2 ...
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Using 4 monitors with 2 generic video cards… possible?

I'm thinking of setting up 4 monitors in a grid, using two video cards, one card to feed each pair of monitors through the card's two DVI ports. The most important requirement for me is to have the ...
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A motherboard has 2 x PCIe slots. Can onboard DVI be used too?

I am looking at a motherboard, a Z68, which has two PCIe slots. I notice that it also has an onboard DVI port. While using the PCIe slots, am I able to also use the onboard DVI slot? For example: Two ...
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Is there a PCIx1 video card that plays nice with PCIx16 video cards?

I have a computer with a single x16 slot occupied by Matrox Parnhelia. Other motherboard slots are x1, which means I have to get a (rare these days) x1 graphics card to drive more monitors. My ...
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multiple (3) monitors using intel igpu + pci e external video card

I'm interested in purchasing an asrock h55 board that supports the intel integrated gpu. Something like the h55 usb / pro /extreme. I have 3 monitors and I'd like to know if I connect two monitors ...
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Running PCIE card with the on board video card as well in Windows 7

I have an emachines Windows7 PC. I am trying to run the on board video card along with the dual DVI card I installed in the PCIE slot. In CMOS it shows the on board card as disabled and it will not ...
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How to set up multiple video cards in Windows XP

All I am trying to do is run a three monitor setup, two widescreens on the good card at high res and a third smaller monitor at 1024x768 that I watch continuously updating info in. I have a Dell ...