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what card can i use just so i can hook up my hdmi with my monitor and computer?

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i just sold my graphics card locally and i just realized i cant hook up my monitor without one of them because they provide the only hdmi socket throughout the computer. what is the cheapest alternative? i just want to hook up my monitor to my computer using my hdmi cable. what alternative can i go with so i can hook up two monitors?
Edited by vltor - 3/13/12 at 12:08am
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125359R


HDMI, 512mb, nvidia, 20$
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its out of stock but can cards similar to that hook up two monitors?
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the only 2 HDMI nvidia card is:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500217

165$

Or you can get a DVI converter cord. DVI to HDMI. run your lik 10-20$

newegg is your friend man.
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Just so you know,

HMDI and DVI are the same thing.

Just DVI doesn't transfer audio.
Which on PC don't matter, unless you
have speakers built into your monitor
that you use. most common desktops have
separate speakers
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Last post.

How did you manage to build a
crazy big rig like that, but you need
help on how/where to find a video card?
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post #7 of 15
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i thought there was another kind of hardware that would allow me to do this. i guess i know that now. thx for the help.
post #8 of 15
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would buying the cheapest one affect video and resolution quality? can i expect to see the same picutre?
post #9 of 15
no problem.

yea i see what your asking now.

any single gpu (that has multiple display outputs)
will allow you to run 2 monitors at once.

but if you plan on gaming in eye-finity
or something, you might want to get
a more powerful card.

hope this helps
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vltor View Post

would buying the cheapest one affect video and resolution quality? can i expect to see the same picutre?

no, not with normal usage.
(desktop apps, internet, email, movies, things of that nature)

but as my previous post stated, if you plan on gaming
or doing any type of video editing or encoding
you'll need a beefier video card to handle that
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