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Dell Vostro 220 - Monitors

I have a Dell Vostro 220 and my OS is windows 7.  I need now to add a 2nd monitor, but the present pc has only 1 monitor port.  Can someone please advise what sort of graphics or video card (not sure what it is called, so please correct me if I am wrong) I would need to install in the Dell so that I could connect the 2nd monitor thru a DVI port on the card to be bought.   Hope u could please suggest the make and also give me the link.  Thank u.
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Gary ColtharpSr. Systems Engineer

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In order to tell you what you need to get, I would need to know what slots are available in your PC? If you cant identify them, perhaps a pic?
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You've already provided the details of the system (Vostro 220) -- a quick look at the specs shows you have a PCIe x16 slot and a 300w power supply.

This card supports 2 displays and will work fine with your system's power supply:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130633
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... this card is also fine:  http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130680

The one I noted in my previous post supports VGA, DVI, and HDMI  (You can use any two of them at once).    The one I just listed supports two DVI's and an HDMI  (again, you can use any two of them at once).
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... finally, note that you could also buy an AMD ATI Eyefinity card, but MOST of those cards have power requirements that exceed the 300w in your system.    I looked at a few, but didn't see one offhand that had a PSU spec as low as 300w, so didn't suggest it.     There MAY be some -- or if that's a feature you'd like, you could consider upgrading your PSU.    But for what you asked for in your question, either of the cards I suggested above would work well.

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