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We are using 4 monitors with Quad card, Please any one know how to add 2 more monitors to the pc, Mean there is any video card or any other solution to add six monitors to a pc.
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by:FatherErvin
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You can add 1 ATI radeon that has DUAL heads. This will allow dual monitors.
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Huseyin1 earned 400 total points
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Just add more PCI or ISA graphic cards to the spare slots on your PC.

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Or you add two PCI  video cards with one head.

Basically, you just need the heads, from PCI cards and, if available, an AGP card.  Just add either 2 1 headed cards or 1 two head card.  Doesn't have to be ATI.  I use a PCI single head "Pine" brand with a SIS chipset and a 2 head ATI AGP card.
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I would add a PCI card such as this:
http://www.imagestore.us/product.asp?pf_id=HY%2DPCI7000
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Ervin,
       I need to add 6 monitors not 2 monitors.Tell me if there is a video card for 6 monitors or there is a way to add 6 monitors to the pc.One Quad and other one with dual card or some thing else.

Ned
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Lol! I was looking for a card and 2 posts went through before mine! hahah
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I thought u had a quad naveedmsce? Use the quad with the duel I posted and your set.
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you sure it will work with Quad and dual, bec it should recognize only one hardware instead of both let me know.

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by:FatherErvin
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anything can cause conflicts thats for sure... the only way to tell is to try it out. Explain your situation to the vendor and ask them if it doesn't work can you replace/exchange the hardware... goto bestbuy or futureshop, they have a no questions asked return policy.
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by:Callandor
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Six monitors is done regularly on our trading floor, so yes, it can be done.  They use multiple Appian graphics cards on Win2K.
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Have you had a chance to try any of the advice?
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More cards is not only costly but also resource intensive, have you consider a monitor replicator, its a nice little box that you plug into your computer and depend on which one you get you can have anywhere from 2 to 16 monitors from the one vga port, fun ey...Great for movies and games
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It has been answered in my opinion. I'd split with everyone, and accept Huseyin1
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