Can these Dell PCs  accomodate dual monitors?

Posted on 2014-08-11
Last Modified: 2014-08-11
Question by:brothertruffle880
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    by:Chad Franks
    Yes they can.  Those have one VGA port and one DVI port.  You will need one vga cable and one DVI cable.  Thats how mine are setup currently...
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    Expert Comment

    by:Tim Edwards
    Yes they can,, you display's have to be HDMI and Display port for what is on the embedded card,,
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    Expert Comment

    Yes the video cards can support multiple monitors
    NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 650
    NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 645

    you can check the specs but the short answer is YES .

    Author Comment

    So, do I need to purchase a "Y" cable that turns one DVI cable  into TWO DVI cables?
    What kind of cable do I need?
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    Accepted Solution

    you can but not needed:
    Display Support:
    4 displaysMulti Monitor
    2560x1600Maximum Digital Resolution2
    2048x1536Maximum VGA Resolution
    YesHDMI 1.43
    One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPortStandard Display Connectors
    YesAudio Input for HDMI
    Yes7.1 Channel HD audio on HDMI
    YesTrue HD and DTS-HD Audio Bitstreaming
    YesPCI Express 3.0 support
    DP 1.2Display Port Support
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    Assisted Solution

    by:Chad Franks
    1 VGA cable
    1 DVI cable

    One monitor uses the VGA cable and the other uses the DVI cable.  Your computer has 2 monitor ports.

    Click the link below to see pictures of the cables I am speaking of:

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