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hi is it possible to have two people working off the same computer with like two moniters two keyboards????

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Yes that would be a terminal setup, its most commonly used in business,a computer running with two users would need a fair amount of power.
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If you look around, espcially at used computer stores or on EBay you might find a little box with a switch and connectors for mouse, keyboard and monitor that will let two to four people use the computer, or one person use more than one computer, but not at the same time. But you can hook two mice to most any computer, and two keyboards too.
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how fast does a computer have too be to be able to edit with two users???at same time???

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Depends on the software they both run, its ok in general workplace because the most demanding people will run is office. So if two people maybe do some word processing and listen to some music thats fine but you arent going to get more than 1 person on if someone is playing a game or doing 3d modeling. You also require a gfx card with dual monitor support all newer ATI cards have it but few nvidias have it.

Even a slow computer should handle a couple of people using word, whats the context of this do you have plans for setting up some terminals. We will be able to help more if we know what you want to do.
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ya well i was thinking of having a dual video editing system if it was possible but now i think it is better to just get two computers and link them wat is the best way to link them together so that i could send large projects back and forth???
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ya well i was thinking of having a dual video editing system if it was possible but now i think it is better to just get two computers and link them wat is the best way to link them together so that i could send large projects back and forth???
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Probably by router using ethernet. And yes, if it's video editing two CPUs are better than one, so two computers will be. Video editing generally uses 100% of the CPU.
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Yeah you cant do something like video editing by two remote terminals even good computers can struggle with one person doing video editing, your basic bog standard router is what you need(with more than one ethernet port), and a couple of lengths of ethernet cable.
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o ok thank you for helping me... that help i will do that
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