Dual Monitor Card

By smsnead1 ยท 4 replies
Oct 23, 2006
  1. A few months ago several of you recommended the 3D Fuzion Geforce 6200 3DFR6200P video card from newegg.com. I bookmarked that product but it appears that they no longer sell it.

    Here was my situation...

    I want to hook up a second monitor to my Dell Optiplex GX280 that currently uses an integrated graphics card. I want to hook up 2 Dell 1704FPT monitors but it will require an upgrade to my video card. I'm not into gaming so I just need something basic that can get the job done. Can anyone suggest a good replacement for the video card that I mentioned above?
  2. smsnead1

    smsnead1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You don't need a dual head video card to hook up two monitors. Any PCI video card will do - just connect one monitor to your integrated graphics and the other one to the addon card.

    You need a dual-head card if you want to do more advanced stuff like mirroring.
  4. smsnead1

    smsnead1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

  5. F1N3ST

    F1N3ST TS Rookie Posts: 596

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