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Can these Dell PCs  accomodate dual monitors?

Posted on 2014-08-11
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Last Modified: 2016-11-23
Question by:brothertruffle880

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by:Chad Franks
ID: 40254049
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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by:Tim Edwards
ID: 40254053
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

ID: 40254056
Yes the video cards can support multiple monitors
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ID: 40254167
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

becraig earned 1000 total points
ID: 40254187
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


Assisted Solution

by:Chad Franks
Chad Franks earned 1000 total points
ID: 40254194
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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