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Dual Monitor Video Card for DVI & VGA?


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dianab9311

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I'd like to get a video card that I could use for dual display. I have a VGA monitor and a bigger one that requires DVI. Any suggestions on what to find/get?

My system is:
XP Home
512 MB Ram
Pentium IV

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Budget?
What are you doing with it? Gaming or just basic tasks like internet?
Do you have a PCI-E x16 or AGP slot? If you do not know download CPU-Z > run it > go to Mainboard tab > Down under Graphic Interface it will say either PCI-Express or PCI (or you could just do a print screen if you are not sure).
http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

If you are just doing basic tasks then you do not need to spend much.
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Sorry for the delay in responding and thanks for offering to help. Looks like I only have PCI slots. Budget-wise, about $100.
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Best card under $100, Radeon X1650 GT, has 2 DVI outputs and a DVI to VGA/D-sub Adapter so you can use the other monitor: http://www.newegg.co...x...on+X1650+GT


This if from the Tom's Hardware review: http://www.tomshardw...card/index.html

This is the November issue so you could wait for the December issue to come out in a couple of days, if you are not in a rush, to see if it changes at all but it will probably not change much.
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