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Any video cards with 4 HDMI outputs?

Q: Any video cards with 4 HDMI outputs?


I am looking into upgrading one of our conference rooms at work with something that can provide output to at least 2 HDTV and 1 projector, with the future of a 3rd hdtv.

I been out the loop for awhile with video cards, and wanted to know if anybody knows of a way this can be done with a possible video card that has 4 hdmi outputs? They will be (2) 55 inch hdtvs and a projector which should output its own resolution

Thanks for the help ahead of time.

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A: Any video cards with 4 HDMI outputs?

No video cards I know of have 4 HDMI outputs, but you can find plenty of cards that have that many if you combine DVI + Displayport. You could always use DP converters to HDMI got get the appropriate number of connections, but remember that after 2 non DP devices you'll need to start using Active Converters if you plan to keep the signal digital.

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If I have 2 SLI video cards with only DVI outputs, is it possible to use the VGA output from the integrated video card? Or does having a video card limit you to only the outputs from that video card?

A:Solved: If I have 2 SLI video cards with only DVI outputs, is it possible to...

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computer has two hdmi outputs and empty pcie16  .  i want to add more monitors.  can i add a video card and use the onboard hdmi outputs at the same time

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I am considering buying an HDMI splitter to get around a problem I now have when streaming music only from the Internet. Currently I have about a 15 ft. cable running from the HDMI output on my computer to my Samsung TV. With this setup everything works fine. I can watch Youtube videos or Netflix movies. The thing that I don't like is that if I want to just stream music for several hours, I have to leave the TV on since the audio connection from the TV to my receiver is not a pass thru. It is only live when the TV is on. I am wondering if I can use an HDMI splitter to solve this problem. What I plan to do is to connect the computer HDMI output to the input on the splitter. Then use one of the splitter's outputs to go to the Samsung TV and the other one to go to my receiver via an HDMI-to-2 Channel Stereo Y-adapter. Just wondering if the connection to the non-HDMI device via the Y-adapter will upset the functioning of the splitter. What about the the EDID handshaking and HDCP signal that HDMI sources and displays need in order to function?

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A:Can I Use HDMI Splitter Outputs With HDMI and Non-HDMI Device?

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as the post states, are there such thing as video cards sending sound though it's HDMI or DVI output ports?

like for example...

an nVidia or ATI card providing sound through its HDMI (like a blu-ray player) or DVI outputs.

A:are there video cards that support sound through HDMI/DVI ports

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I bought a second hand gaming PC (i7 4770 RX480 win10) recently, the only way I can get any display to show on my monitor is through the HDMI port, it has three other display ports on the GPU, and HDMI/VGA/dvi on the motherboard.

I've checked using multiple monitors and two brand new cables and the only port that seems to send any signal is the HDMI in the graphics card.

Is this a drivers or config issue?

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HDMI outputs only oin 1920x1080 @ 30Hz, but should be at 60Hz, which type of cable should I use exactly, and what should I do in general? Tried newest drivers, several cables, different monitors : still only 30 Hz

A:HDMI outputs only in 1920x1080 @ 30Hz

Hi, What is the NATURE or specs of your videos ? Many videos use 30Hz standard, even the following mid-range camera only has [NTSC] 30p, 24p[PAL] 25p, 24pXAVC S HD : 1920 x 1080[NTSC] 60p, 30p, 24p[PAL] 50p, 25p, 24pAVCHD : 1920x1080      http://www.digitalcamerawarehouse.com.au/prod12262.htm Regards.

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I bought a HDMI (M) to DVI-D (F) adapter for an external monitor. The monitor only supports DVI-D or VGA hence the necessity for an adapter. I attached the cables and had set the "project screen" setting to "extend". Lo and behold, blank screen.
I have tried the adapter with other two desktops I have lying around and I can verify it is working. The laptop detects the monitor. It also noticed the DVI-D connection. In terms of actually outputting anything to the external monitor? No bueno. I really desire a second monitor for productive workloads.
Diagram: Laptop (HDMI) > HDMI to DVI-D adapter > DVI-D cable > Monitor (DVI-D)
Ehh, help?

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'my dell has an hdmi output and a green mini plug audio output. i would like to use simultaneously, but only the "set as default" audio output works. how do i set for them to output simultaneously?'

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I have a simple question. Would Windows 7 allow me to have 3 video outputs?

At the moment I have a 22" Dell monitor and a 42" Westinghouse monitor connected to my on-board video outputs and works great. The 22" I have connected through VGA (haven' got around to getting a DVI cable yet), and my 42" monitor I have connected through the HDMI output.

Gigabyte motherboard has (1)VGA, (1)DVI and (1)HDMI output.

I have been thinking of purchasing a video card lately, since I've noticed that when I play some HD movies on my 42", it tends to sometimes lag a bit on scenes with a lot of action. I have 4GB's of RAM and my CPU never goes above 17% while watching the movie, so I can only assume this has to do with the on-board video card struggling a bit to display the data fast enough.

I already have another matching 22" Dell monitor and would like to run a dual display with the 22's and still have the 42" available. So if I get a video card, would I be able to run my 42" monitor off of that and then the dual 22"s off the on-board video?


A:3 Video Outputs?

Simple question results in simple answer: no.

It can't be done because one of the outputs shares it's resources with another. So going by that, only 2 can work simultaneously.

The new 5xxx line can do all three I believe. I can't tell you per exact model, but possibly they all can.

The HD 3200 should not lag. It is designed precisely for HD video. Perhaps your system can be tweaked in other ways to get best overall performance. Ensure you're using the latest video driver with latest chipset mobo drivers.

The answer to this: "So if I get a video card, would I be able to run my 42" monitor off of that and then the dual 22"s off the on-board video?"

is simply, yes. Get another ATI HD card for easiest/best results. You could attach one 22" and 42" to new card and leave one 22" on the HD 3200. Or if 5xxx, put all three on card and disable onboard HD 3200. Or do exactly as you asked.

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Does anyone know how to fix this:

My video outputs are reversed. The output (connected to a 30" Dell 3008WFP display) that shows all the BIOS etc screens normally is seen as output #2 whereas my HDTV is seen as output #1.

Now, the only real issue this causes it that the Win+P menu has the displays the wrong way around: The HDTV is seen as "computer" and the LCD display as "projector". Other way around would make more sense.

Does anyone know where I can swap this?

I'm running Win7 RTM (happened with RC too) and the latest Nvidia WHQL drivers for my Gainward GTX260.

A:Video outputs reversed?

Quote: Originally Posted by laxu

Does anyone know how to fix this:

My video outputs are reversed. The output (connected to a 30" Dell 3008WFP display) that shows all the BIOS etc screens normally is seen as output #2 whereas my HDTV is seen as output #1.

Now, the only real issue this causes it that the Win+P menu has the displays the wrong way around: The HDTV is seen as "computer" and the LCD display as "projector". Other way around would make more sense.

Does anyone know where I can swap this?

I'm running Win7 RTM (happened with RC too) and the latest Nvidia WHQL drivers for my Gainward GTX260.

Drag which ever you want as the number one to the left, and the other will become #2. Verify by clicking ID

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My college just purchased a Smartboard SPNL-6075. This board can do 3840x2160 resolution. Are there any HP laptops capable of supporting this board at this resolution? HDMI and Displayport connections are present.

A:Which laptop outputs video at 4K?

Any current model with a DP can do it. I am sending this from my loaner (HP loans the Experts products to test and evaluate) Zbook 15 G3 Mobile Workstation connected to a 4K monitor and a second full HD monitor by way of the DP port asn the Zbook dock and the HDMI port with a USB-C. I also have projected to a 4K from my Spectre 13 by way of an HDMI or DP adapter from the USB-C port. 

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Hi everyone, this is my first time here. Been browsing the internet to find an answer to my problem but I can't find any, I hope you guys can help me out. I want to connect my laptop to my tv for watching youtube and such on big screen, I got VGA and DVI for video output. I went to the store to buy a DVI to HDMI adapter because my digibox is still connected with SCART, but all the rest on HDMI. Now I can't get any sound tho because it's only video on the DVI part. I went to the store today to buy a cable with 3.5 jack to plug in my laptop and L/R in my tv. Problem now...the picture is on a HDMI channel, but no sound, I got a TV and PC channel, but only the sound, no picture. I don't know how I can fix this problem without buying a new cable, already spent like 25 on the adapter and cable, I was hoping you guys could help me find another solution then going out and buy a new cable again.

Thanks for helping

A:Seperate Video and Audio outputs =(

It will depend on your TV (and receiver if you are using one). Some TV's allow the selection of the video and audio inputs. However, most don't allow the selection of audio inputs if you are using HDMI as they expect the audio to be on the HDMI input. If you have a surround sound receiver, simply input the audio to the receiver. Aside from that, I don't know of any other solutions. You can merge DVI and your audio output, as the audio is analog (DVI and HDMI are digital).

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Hi, I need to connect 3rd monitor to my Z800 workstation and I need to add second GPU for that. I wanted to ask what are limitations for such configuration because there is no data about that at all. Currently I have quadro FX3800 and I want to connect two ZR2440W and one LP2475W to the computer. I had occasion to try to put other graphic card to computer because I had it for a moment, newer GF GTX750Ti but this config didnt worked - there were no output signal for second card it doesnt matter which one was connected at the time in second slot. Drivers messed totally, nvidia control panel were crashing down everytime I tried to turn it on. I assume this card is too new or very different from that quadro and it is impossible to make it work. My question is will it work with two FX3800 or with other Quadro? How to configure workstation for setup like this? Regards, JK 

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Hello, I've an old AMD RadeonHD4890 (ASUS EAH4890) which recently has run into issues. This summer it was used for long gaming sessions (about 5 hours per day), with about 40c ambient temperature and the card running at 75c and being cleaned every 2 or 3 weeks with blower. But during a lightweight web surfing it just stopped working.

It does have 2x DVI outputs, one doesn't output anything anymore and the other one outputs corrupted image. What I've tried so far:
- Using HDMI output (bundled DVI->HDMI adapter)
- Swapping RAM slots
- Checking and reconnecting PCI-Express power cables

I was planning to replace the card with an AMD R9 380 but at the moment it's being sold as 1.5-2x the price tag in local shops (I live in Iran) due to low quantity and US sanctions, I can't afford it yet. So I was wondering is it possible to repair the card and what kind of issue are we dealing with here?

Booting the Windows 7:

Booting the Arch Linux (running in software rendering mode, hardware acceleration disabled)


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We have a Dell 390 tower that has 1 pcie x16 port and 2 pcie x1 ports. We have 3 additional videos cards other then the onboard but we are having difficulty getting all the video cards to work. The mutiple option only comes up when you add the video card in pcie x 16 slot but will not come up if you remove that card and put video cards into the other slots. Need help getting all video cards to work at the same time.
Additional Video Cards ( all 3 besides onboard) are : 
 EVGA GeForce 8400 GS DirectX 10 01G-P3-1303-RX 1GB 64-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card
We have converter cables converting the pcie x 16 to pcie x 1. We've seen where other people with this same setup have gotten them all to work together but we just can't crack the code...any suggestions?

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Hi there,

My computer came with a VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP card, which is apparently a Graphics/Video Card with onboard video (or the other way around, video w/ onboard graphics) Now, this is a terrible card- it can barely play any modern games. I want to get a new graphics card, but I'm concerned if I install a new Graphics Card, that because of the onboard video, it will affect this greatly, or if I actually need a video card instead of graphics. What do I actually need, and will it adversely affect anything on my PC.

I can provide more information if you want...

A:Installing New Graphics Cards with Onboard Video/Graphic Cards

We need to know what mobo you have and what slots it has.

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Is it possible to have a 3th HDMI card in this PC? Thank you in advance. Mvg Tim.

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I'm trying to run a game in High Def and it says I need to upgrade to GEFORCE 3 or better. Is this a video or a graphics card and what is the best choice to fix this problem.
I've read posts on graphics card and have it down to a choice between GEFORCE and ATI Radeon 3870 that Im having a hard time making since I don't know much about this yet and my comp is at least 5 yrs old. Running an EMachine 3400, 512 mb with windows xp and extra membory added. And which is better the 9600 Geforce or the 3?

A:Graphics Cards and Video Cards

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Am I correct in assuming that an HDMI-ready video card takes care of it. I just want to be sure that I don't need an HDMI mobo too. Thanks.

A:Do I need an HDMI mobo too, or just an HDMI video card?

Which graphics card?

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So recently just rebuilt my setup with some newer components and had it running for couple of days then i went to load up Dead Rising 2 and HDMI signal drops now i have no signal whatsoever.

Have tried diferent cables, different monitor, vga cable, pushing graphics cards in, clear CMOS but still nothing.

New components are not the issue as i was playing Dead Island Riptide yesterday morning for 7 hours straight and pc has been running for couple of days, all i changed was relocated everything to a new case and upgraded my cooling system with new pump, res, rad, fittings.

These are the main components Asus 27" 3D LED Monitor, Gigabyte-990FXA-UD3, Watercooled AMD FX8350, 2x Watercooled MSI GTX580, 16gb Corsair Vengeance RAM, MaxRevo 1500w PSU then all my pumps res etc.

Anyone have any views into why this happened? Also because of the state of my system its extremely hard for me to pull out cards and test them on thier own or test other cards as i have to drain my loop everytime i need to remove or replace a card, so i kinda want to avoid doing that unless all else fails it might be something im overlooking for monitors as this is the first monitor i've used (usually ran from a 32" led tv until recently)

Any help would be great.

A:Did my graphics cards just die? HDMI Signal loss

do you have the 27 and the 32 hooked up together?

if so it might have been directed to the 32 inch tv sometimes they not the Bigger tv as the main

I would just double check if both Monitors create a signal only way you know for sure

when your PC boots do you hear it post and beep ?

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I asked in another thread but since this is a video card question I thought maybe I should create a new thread for this question. I'm building a new PC and I need to select a video card. I want to stick with NVidia, and I want to be sure I get one that can handle HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 in order to decode 4k HEVC 10-bit, especially if I get the Skylake and don't wait for Kaby Lake since Skylake doesn't have built-in support for HEVC like Kaby Lake will. From what I see very few cards support HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0. Am I correct that the card has to be based on the the GM206 GPU to support this? From a post I read, the only cards that support this are:

- GTX 960
- GeForce GTX Titan X
- GeForce GTX 980 Ti

Are there any other NVidia cards that fit that specification other than these? The 960 is around the right price point for me and I see EVGA has a nice one. The other cards listed above are way, way out of my price range. Is the 960 my only option then? I want to stick with NVidia. How does the 960 perform? I'm looking at this card:

EVGA GeForce GTX 960 04G-P4-3969-KR 4GB FTW GAMING w/ACX 2.0+, Whisper Silent Cooling w/ Free Installed Backplate Graphics Card

A:NVidia cards that support HEVC, HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0

Are you saying that the 970 and 980 do not support HDMI 2.0 ?

Are you certain you`re even going to use HDMI ?

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Okay, here's what I want to do. I want to send video output to a Plasma in my family room and also have output to the computer monitor in the adjacent office. I have the option of using either VGA or DVI to either monitor, so I can use a video card that has dual VGA/DVI outputs. Or, I can buy a separate PCI video card. Right now I have an ATI All-in-Wonder 7500.

Am I better off to get a new video card with dual monitor output or have two separate video cards. If the former, what video cards do you recommend? I know I've seen recommendations for the 9600 Pro, which seems to have dropped significantly in price? I'd like to stay with ATI as I've always used that.

A:Dual Video Output or Two Separate Video Cards for Plasma Display?

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Hi all ,Some great help out there ! I got the programs I needed to contract the sound from video .but I want to eq,and remix the file then put it back into the same video.Is this possible?
If not can I add a already studio made video into the video file.I know movie maker does that some how and i'll will be twinking it tonight but if anyone has help on either of these question I'd be thankfull
also if anyone needs help in using music soft ware like pro tools or cubase please ask I like to return the favor!

A:put sound back in video[moved from video cards]

Hi J.r, welcome to TSF.

To clarify, you want to extract the audio from a video; remix it and place it back over the video?

In my mind, I would use software to record the audio.
Using video software, I would mute the original audio on the video, and place my remix over the top. Do you think this is something you could achieve?

I'm unclear on what you mean by:


but I want to eq,

Is this a typo?

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Just bought two, new, identical Samsung 19" monitors, beautiful, looks awesome. Need to buy video card, since monitors are identical what card would work better, dual single card or two separate cards ?
What maker would you recommend ?
I do not play games, but pictures are important.
Can I have two AGP cards ? Want to see 3D pictures in the future.

A:Dual video card vs. two video cards for two monitors

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We have T470 (20JM) and T470s(20JS) in our environment. Both models are having a problem connecting to external displays using HDMI Intermittently and sporadically the screen goes blank. It does not matter what order I turn on the devices or connect the cables. Randomly the screen will go black - sometimes the image comes back within a few seconds; sometimes the image blinks on and off for up to a minute; sometimes the image is steady and the monitor is usable for an hour or two; sometimes the image stays off for so long (about 30 seconds) that I get a "No Signal Detected" message from the monitor, only to have the image return (sometimes within seconds, sometimes within minutes, sometimes within hours).

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So I recently decided to update my graphics for the new Battlefront and got a pop up from Catalyst Control asking if I wanted to activate some 'super high' setting for my Toshiba 32BV702B 32" tv. I foolishly clicked okay and now my tv won't display any video.

I'm not sure where to go to turn that setting off but I can get back my video by plugging in a DVI output at the same time. I just use this extra monitor for when stuff breaks cause the BIOS options don't show on HDMI output - right now it's allowing the TV to display the picture but if I remove that cable the video goes again. I'm guessing it's a different video profile when they're both plugged in from when they aren't or something and I don't know how to make changes to just the TV when both are plugged in for me to be able to see.

Any help would be much appreciated.
Kind regards,

Extra info:
AMD Radeon HD 7800 4gb card
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
TV Resolution, when DVI plugged in: 1920 x 1080 32-bit 30hz - Generic PnP Monitor

If you need any further info about my setup just let me know and I'll try to provide it asap.

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I know my way around a computer pretty well, but there's one thing that I still can't figure out how to do. And so I'm posting this question in hopes that someone might be able to help me.

This involves the practice of installing new video cards. Specifically, into computers that currently have no video whatsoever. My guess is that the "onboard (mobo) video" is no longer working.

Okay so first I bought a couple of video cards from a guy on Craigslist. He swore they both worked, but I couldn't get either one to work in computers where the onboard video isn't working. I inserted the card into 3 different computers I have here (ones with no video output from the mobo) and still nothing. The light on the monitor just stayed orange the entire time, even after a couple of reboots. And that happened with both cards on all 3 computers.

So I figured maybe the cards were no good. So I went to TigerDirect.com and bought 3 Brand New Diablotek video cards (about $15 each - who knew?). I plugged the first one into 2 different comptuers where the onboard video isn't working, and still nothing...the monitor light stays orange the whole time (no recognition of a video signal.).

So now I'm totally confused. What gives? I think I read somewhere that you have to first disable the existing (mobo) video before installing a video card. Is that true? And if so, how can I do that on a computer with no video? I can't see anything.

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A:Installing New Video Cards on PC's With No Video

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After installing 7 i've noticed that i need a new video card to run some of the features (like screen savers and DVD maker). Since I didn't expect this and know nothing about video cards i was wondering if someone can point me to a card i can buy to make these work. I use a dell inspiron 1720 laptop

i get this little message in the help section:

"If you plan to buy a new video card, check the packaging to determine if the video card supports DirectX 9 or higher, and uses WDDM drivers."

A:Need new video card, but know nothing about video cards

Quote: Originally Posted by jakejjs

I use a dell inspiron 1720 laptop

If that laptop was originally configured with a PCI-E slot, and not just for integrated graphics, you could upgrade to a 8400M or a 8600M GT.

Otherwise, you may not be able to upgrade your video at all.


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Hey guys, I have an HP elite m9340f. My question is, I was told that an NVIDIA GTX 260/280 will not fit because I don't have enough room/open PCI slots for the GPU.

My goals are to be able to play most if not all current video games on their highest graphics settings; for example I can play World of Warcraft with medium settings and still a tad bit of video card lag. Right now I have a GeForce 9500GS (does the job, but not well, and finally got one with a good fan).

I'm not sure what motherboard I have, but is there anything like an extension-cable that I could run the GTX externally or something? At this point I know I'd have to upgrade the power-supply, but if I need to do the motherboard in order to run the GTX, I'd probably go with a new case as well because it's pretty crammed in this one.

Here's a pic of my box:
Any other suggestions are welcome, I realize some of my goals may be unreachable with my limited budget. Thanks guys!

A:New video cards for HP

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when i look at display adapters in device manager it shows:

-Radeon x300/x550 series
-Radeon x300/x550 series secondary

whats the secondary mean? i dont think i have 2 video cards but im not sure... and also why does t say x300/x550? which one do i have lol.

A:do i have 2 video cards?

It means you have one graphics card with multiple outputs. Look at the outputs to determine whether it is just a TV output or two DVI/VGA outputs.

It says x300/x550 because these two models share similar architecture and are part of the same grouping. They share the same driver. Start->Control Panel->Display then clicking advanced should provide you with some tabs to further explore exactly which card you have installed.

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Hi everybody :

I'm looking for a replacement video card. My NVidia GT 610 died. I found the specs for this card, and one of the specs says it's a "single-width" card. I purchased one from TigerDirect, but it turned out to be a "dual-width" card, so I'm returning it. It doesn't fit properly in the back panel of my case. In the IO shield. And, it seems that finding a 'single-width' card is near impossible. Any help in finding one is much appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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So...I am looking to buy a video card and I see a multitude of choices both in the technology and manufacturers. I am NOT going to spend 300-500 on any part of any computer! A TV set maybe but not a component!
This brings us to the question at hand...which technology and which mfg. do you recommend??? NewEgg has some killer deals and some even include a free game...I'm guessing it's to move inventory that has become obsolete in the past 24 hours! LOL!!! That's WHY I won't spend top $$$ on a component that will be old tech next month!
Lets bring this up to date! There is nothing like fresh input to help in making decisions like this.
I am looking at a XFX GeForce8600 512M 128 bit GDDR3 for $149.00. The price includes "Company of Heros" game.
I don't know squat about video cards other than what I have read on the web sites. I have never played a good computer game. Windows Pinball is one I play...ya get my drift???
I don't usually game...I usually am posting on forums and such. But I went to Circuit City the other day and saw a new system hooked up to a 24" LCD monitor with "World in Conflict" running. I messed around with it for a few and I think I smoked electronic crack!!! I'm borderline hooked! I want to have that really vivid graphics on my monitor. I liked that game too. It was just a demo but seems very well done. Any input on "World in Conflict"?
Aight...I'm rambling...sorry!
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A:Video cards...which one to buy???

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Alrighty, this is apparently what it comes down to. Which of these is the best? Thank you, it is almost done.

Oh, here's another. I'm guessing it's not as good though.
I'm a gamer.

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What are the pro's and con's of the interface methods used by Video Cards ... Which of AGP or PCI is considered to be the most preferable and why? ... just trying to upgrade my knowledge bank ... .

A:AGP or PCI for Video Cards

PCI is old style, and obviously the slowest. Pro - you can pretty much use this type of card in any computer, new or old. However, these cards are going the way of the dinosaur, and struggle with newer games, even at low graphic settings.

Next is AGP 4x, somewhat faster. Pretty common with lots of options to choose from. You can typically pick one up pretty cheap, too. However, with the increasing popularity of AGP 8x and PCI-express, these types are slowly phasing out. Expect to see them around for a while yet, though.

Followed by AGP 8x, faster again. Alot of very high-performance cards in this category. Many options to choose from and these cards are pretty reasonably priced. Not many cons here, as 8x offers excellent performance in new games.

The latest technology is PCI-Express - this is much faster than even AGP 8x. PCI-X are screaming-fast, but at a cost. These cards are typically the most expensive, but you get what you pay for.

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Hey there is 2 video cards im looking at:
Gigabyte 512MB 8600GT $116
384MB 8800GS ASUS $220

is there much difference from the 8600GT and the 8800GS

(i dont have a big budget, so dont post really dear cards, E.G 8800GT)

also, which one would you pick?

A:Video cards,

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Is this video card compatible...........ASUS GeForce 210 DirectX 10.1 EN210 SILENT/DI/1GD3/V2(LP) 1GB 64-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 Low Profile Ready Video Card ?......... with HP Z 400 with the origional 475watt power supply and  pci expressX16 slot #2 on the motherboard?

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I have recently installed a Navidia GeForce TI4600 videocard,I see no fifferece from the built in video that came with the Motherboard?Whats the story?

A:Video Cards

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I am looking at Video cards. I want to know how they work, what the different chipsets do. How and what difference more RAM in the video card does. Stuff like that. Anyway was hoping for a site or something to the sorts as the answer to one question will probably just create another question. I have checked the GeForce site and ATI and have found nothing on how the video card actually works. Any sites that i can get will be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Video Cards

Google is a great place for finding information. I just typed in "How video cards work". This was the first hit. I'm sure there are many others.

How video cards work

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Is it possible to have 2 video cards running in 1 computer? like one for games (Glide, 3dfx) and the other one for whatever the computer might need it, like for resolutions...

A:2 video cards?

there is support for this in 98 and ME, and I think NT4 and 2000 will also let you do it. You can also run two monitors from one card with the Matrox 400/450 series cards, and some others. The real hard part is finding room for two monitors on your desk

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Hi can some one tell me which video card is better:

The ATI Hd 4550 or the ATI HD 5450

Thanks in advance

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The 4550 has better performance overall but it doesn't have DirectX11 support so those games with DirectX11 will suffer from lower performance (as far as I am aware)


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how can i tell if a video card will work on my computer or not?

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you need to find out what kind of video bus your motherboard supports,
its either going to be PCI-Express or AGP
then you can purchase any video card with the matching interface

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Hey guys,
I have been doing a little searching and I found out that the AMD APUs can work with other AMD video cards, but have to be in the 6000 series. Does this mean that if I added a 6990 or 6950 it would be compatible with the APU?

A:AMD's APU + AMD video cards

no but i am also curious since crossfire x allows u to crossfire any cards from within the same generation that would be interesting to hybrid crossfire the apu with another 6 series card.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8156 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 931 GB (223 GB Free); F: 0 GB (0 GB Free);
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., 990FXA-UD3
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Enabled and Updated

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I have two Video cards. one is a Nvidia Mx440 (PCI) with 64 MG RAM and costs about $55. The other is an ATI Radeon 9600 Pro (AGP 8x) w/ 256 Mg DDR RAM, and costs about $155.

If the ATI card costs three times as much, and has four times the RAM, why does the Nvidia card out-perform it?

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