Onboard graphics interface

We just purchased a Lenovo ThinkCentre M93p 10A9
The motherboard offers three graphic inputs
The additionnal graphics board NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 has two graphic inputs

The onboard graphics interfaces are apparently disabled when you connect the NVIDIA card

Is there any way we can use all five graphics inputs ?

Yann ShukorOwnerAsked:
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You probably mean outputs, and not inputs.

Check the BIOS if it has a setting where onboard GPU and additional GPU's can be run simultaneously. There can also be other issues that may cause problems. The onboard GPU is included in the PC's CPU. Not all of the CPU's that fit into that socket have a built-in GPU, so even if there are video outputs, they may not work if you are using the wrong CPU. Which CPU model is your PC using? Additional Graphical boards usually require a lot of power. Maybe the PCU of the PC is to limited to power both, the CPU's and the video card.
☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
"NVIDIA® Geforce® GT 620, DirectX 11, 3D Hardware Acceleration, 1GB, PCI Express 2.0 x16 adapter, one VGA, one DisplayPort, 30 watts; Max resolution: 2560x1600 (DisplayPort)@60Hz; 2048x1536 (VGA)@85Hz, works along with Intel HD Graphics to support up to five independent monitors"

From https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/pd027564

Assuming you are using the SFF case (and not the USSF "Tiny") switch to : "Multi-Monitor Support = Enabled" in the BIOS and use active DisplayPort adapters to the digital output that matches your monitor inputs.  You can then use the two VGA and three DP ports to output five separate displays.
Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
This option is already active

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Try the other settings in the top selection, for example "Auto", and if that doesn't work PCI Express.
☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Active video should be "auto" then you should have 5 outputs provided you're using active rather than passive DP adapters (or you can buy Lenovo's own cables).

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Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
It was set to Auto to start with
It must be because we aren't using active DP adapters
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