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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-25-2010, 01:43 AM Thread Starter
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Video Card Question

If I have dual monitors. Does it make any difference in having 2 video cards vs 1. I have had the nvidia 8600gts 512 mb for years but i think it's about to bite it. Screen is flashing like I just changed my resolution or something. And my taskbar changed colors for about 5 minutes and went back to normal. This is an on going issue with my pc freezing up a few weeks ago. The freezing up stopped but weird things happen here and there. Damn Gremlins!!!

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-25-2010, 12:29 PM
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No most card's are dual head these day's so you don't need 2 card's. ATI is a good one.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-25-2010, 03:09 PM
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I looked into the performance hit of dual monitors several years back, and the general consesus was that any impact is negligable. - Enterprise-grade web hosting (full DR, efficient virtualization, hardware firewalls)
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