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post #1 of 8
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I have incoming U2410 that i'm going to hook up to my computer

i'm going to use my H23BHMID from Acer as my gaming screen and usethe U2410 as my computer screens

i'm going to run 2 gtx 480's SLI so would i need a D/P adapter? or can i just hook up both screens DVI to only 1 of my VGA cards?

quick question also... if i run SLI is it possible to hook up one monitor to a GPU and then the other to the 2nd GPU.

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post #2 of 8
No you don't need a D/P adapter.

As for the one card to one receiver query, admittedly I am unfamiliar with multi-monitor sli.
Edited by Senator - 6/8/11 at 2:16pm
    
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post #3 of 8
You can use either card, but both displays have to be on the same card.
    
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post #4 of 8
You can just use 2 dvi. No need for dp.
    
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post #5 of 8
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they came in today i drooled. so yeah i'll just use them on a single card.

but are there chances of my GPU overheating or having any problems you think?
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No. They are water cooled right? I sometimes run my u2410 with my 1440x900 dell, and I have no problems.
    
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post #7 of 8
no need for sure.
post #8 of 8
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not ATM i haven't put it on. i might save it till i'm back home then i'll finish my build with a case and my GPU's on water

if i wanted to play 3.

i would need a DP adapter right cause my 22 inch sitting there.

so U2410 Acer 22 U2410

i think i'll just put the U2410 right now for dual display
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