By lludacrisboy
Oct 25, 2006
  1. i have a MSI 7800 gt video card and i want to hook up another monitor. would it be smart to get another card and sli them together?and if so does it matter what kinda card i need or do i need the exact same one? and is it better to hook up one monitor per card or to put two monitors on one card?
  2. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Hello and Welcome to Techspot!! :)

    There's no need to use SLI technology, if you just want to hook up two monitors. SLI is just for gamers wanting high-end video performance ;)
    Just use two monitors on the same card, I'm pretty sure that your 7800GT has 2 video outputs.

    Regards :wave:
  3. lludacrisboy

    lludacrisboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    yea thast what i thought but i like to play bf2 alot. and bf 2142. will i really notice a difference or should i just not bother with sli?
  4. blue_dragon

    blue_dragon TS Rookie Posts: 190


    i dont think you can run a dual display and sli at the same time and im not sure if dual display brings down the games performance while doing sometihng else such as browsing the interent
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