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Dell Optiplex 980 Minitower Desktop - Intel Core i7 2800MHz, 4096MB RAM, Genuine W7Pro (64-bit)

I would like to buy a graphic card so I can connect to 6 LEDs.

Do you have any ideas which one I should buy? I just need it for software development. Not for gaming.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I would upgrade your RAM.  4 GB is faily small these days.. and I just bought an 8 GB kit for $37.

That said, I'm not sure your computer will support a graphics card capable of that.  6 monitor support would likely require a power connector directly to the graphics card which the 980 *I DON'T THINK* has.  You'd then have to replace the power supply... and Dell can use custom power supplies making it even more difficult to find one that meets these requirements.  (Sorry, I don't have any 980's available to check the details of the hardware for you).
nobusCommented:
before buying ram  -verify that your OS is 64 bit
if it does NOT mention 64 bit, it will only use 4 GB

also - what exact model do you have?
rindiCommented:
I'm not sure what you mean with wanting to connect to 6 LED's. What types of LED's? An LED usually doesn't work with a graphic card... Or do you mean you want to connect to 6 Displays that use LED back-lighting?
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ITsolutionWizardAuthor Commented:
Six led monitor
rindiCommented:
The type of backlight used is irrelevant to the Question, so it would have been better to say you want to attach 6 displays or monitors.

What types of video inputs do those displays have? VGA, DVI, HDMI, Display-port?
rindiCommented:
And what is the native resolutions of those displays?
ITsolutionWizardAuthor Commented:
1920 vga
nobusCommented:
if you install a video card, also watch out that the PSU can handle it
you can calculate the power you need here for free :
http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
Daniel FoyeCommented:
My recommendation to you would be to consider the nVidia NVS 810.

It is the latest nVidia GPU that can support up to 8 displays.

http://www.nvidia.com/object/nvs-compare-product-specs.html

NVS 810 at SabrePC:  (the only retailer I could find with it for sale -- did a few minutes' research)

https://www.sabrepc.com/pny-vcnvs810dp-pb-quadro-nvs-810-4gb-graphic-card-w-8mdp-to-dp-adapter.html

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