[Scottish] Re: Dual Head Graphics Card

Charles McCrimmon Specis at Specis-Design.co.uk
Thu Oct 21 20:00:36 BST 2004

You can get dual head Nvidia fx5200's in PCI format :)

Im currently waiting on one getting delivered to replace the matrox i 
got only last week

Charles McCrimmon

Craig Perry wrote:

>Forget the AGPx8, i just realised i've been robbed after all. Knew it was
>too good to be true, there is no AGP slot in this thing, just had a look,
>there are only PCI slots!!! What kind of a ridiculous setup is that??? That
>is disgraceful. It's not got the newer PCI express either :o( so does anyone
>know of a PCI dual head card with reasonable performance then? Do they even
>still sell these?
>I can't really phone up and complain either lest they demand i return my
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From:	Craig Perry 
>>Sent:	19 October 2004 18:26
>>To:	'scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk'
>>Subject:	Dual Head Graphics Card
>>Hi guys,
>>Just got a cracker of a deal from dell, partly due to their mistake in
>>giving me *two* 17" TFTs instead of one with my system. Any ways the
>>system only has one vga out and i know i could just add another graphics
>>card but i fancy an AGP 8x dual head d-sub with about 128mb. Any
>>I've been digging about and quite like the sound of possibly an all in
>>wonder (if these exist with dual heads) or maybe an nvidia fx5700 ultra
>>(again if i can get a dual head).
>>The tfts each run at a native 1280x1024 and i want something powerful
>>enough to drive each display at this res for desktop work and possibly
>>relax to driving only one monitor for occasional gaming. Never been a pc
>>gamer but will dip my toes in the water now i've got this beast.
>>Obviously support from free86/x.org is the most important thing here, but
>>cash is a close second, no more than £180 but pref about the £80-100 mark.
>>Craig Perry
>>Technical, Data, and Multimedia Support
>>e-mail: craig.perry at t-mobile.co.uk 
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