My original recommendation, The GF3-TI5 with the ATI Expert will give you gaming galore. If you want an idea of what I mean, mail me off this list at [EMAIL PROTECTED] .
____________ Brian Guralnick ----- Original Message ----- From: "Stephen Casey" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 10:30 AM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Good Dual head video card combination for Protel. | Thanks for the information Darryl. The Microsoft document states that the | primary adapter must be in PCI slot 0 or 1. The problem is that I'd prefer | to get an AGP adapter, and the integrated video is also AGP, so I need to | know if it's possible to run two AGP adapters at the same time. I suspect | that it isn't. In answer to your question about why don't I get an | inexpensive card, I have a couple of younger relatives that would appreciate | the ability to play games at 'max performance' (this is for my PC at home, | not at work). | | Thanks again. | Steve. | | > -----Original Message----- | > From: Darryl Newberry [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] | > Sent: 19 December 2001 13:42 | > To: 'Protel EDA Forum' | > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Good Dual head video card combination for Protel. | > | > | > W2K docs claim to support up to 10 cards/displays, so it should work. They | > can be any combination of AGP or PCI. Go to the Microsoft site | > get Q238886, | > "How to set up and troubleshoot multiple monitors in Windows 2000". | > | > http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q238886 | > | > You can determine whether an adapter is compatible by checking the HCL at | > http://www.microsoft.com/hcl/default.asp | > | > Select "display" for the search condition. You can also enter | > your specific | > adapter model. You will get a matrix of OS's, display adapters, logo | > compatibility. Click on a specific listing to get details. | > | > Any reason to invest in a special dual card? Why not just use the | > inexpensive ones, assuming you have enough slots available. I suppose the | > performance is better. | > | > I just checked pricewatch.com, | > $54 - Dual 128MB | > $39 - Dual 64MB | > $42 - Dual 32MB | > $26 - Dual 16MB | > $92 - Quad 64MB | > $65 - Quad 32MB | > | > Obviously price is not a significant factor. Hmmm. | > | > >-----Original Message----- | > >From: Stephen Casey [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] | > >Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 07:25 | > >To: Protel EDA Forum | > >Subject: Re: [PEDA] Good Dual head video card combination for Protel. | > > | > > | > >I have an Asus CUSL2 based PC, with integrated Intel 815E | > >video controller | > >(my Matrox G400 Dual head was totalled, along with every other | > >peripheral | > >including the original motherboard when the PSU went nuclear - | > >I still have | > >trouble talking about it!). Does anybody know if I can use | > >another video | > >card at the same time? If I can, does it need to be PCI, 'coz | > >I'd like to | > >get a nice dual monitor card? I'm asking because a (very | > >generous) friend | > >has given me two Eizo Flexscan 19" monitors to go with my | > >current Trinitron. | > >It'd be nice to have a 3 monitor setup (My Wife doesn't share my | > >enthusiasm!) | > > | > >Thanks | > >Steve. | > > | > >> From: Darryl Newberry [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] | > > | > >> I just bought and installed an ATI Xpert 128 (16MB) for USD | > >$50. I'm now | > >> running dual monitors under Win2K on a Dell Optiplex GX110 (733 | > >> MHz P2) with | > >> integrated video (Intel 82810E chipset), P99SE, 256MB RDRAM. | > > | > | | * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * Forum Guidelines Rules: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/forumrules.html * * Browse or Search previous postings: * http://firstname.lastname@example.org * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *