Triple monitor setup
Posted on 2011-02-11
I want to set up a triple monitor display for work purposes (I don't need to game with it).Here is what I have:
Dell Vostro 220 - 1 PCI-e x16, 1 PCI-e x1, and 2 PCI slots
ATI 5670 1 MB video card - DVI, HDMI, and VGA outputs
I have read online that the ATI 5000 series cards will only support triple displays if one of the monitors is running through the DisplayPort out with an active DisplayPort adapter.
I have two problems with that; I don't have a DP out on my card and the active adapters I've found are really expensive.
I know I could add another video card but I don't have an extra PCI-e x16 slot on the motherboards and I'm worried if the second card is not exactly the same as the first I'll run into driver conflicts.