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How can I activate all 3 outputs on a 6600? Im trying to use this triple head but the nvidia drivers only allow me to use 2 moniters when I want to use 3.


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post #2 of 12
Isn't there only 2 heads?
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post #3 of 12
only seen one video card EVAR w/ three heads. and that was the matrox parhelia....

if you want to use 3+ monitors, just get another PCI video card and put it in there....
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i think he is counting the Svid out as a port. Ive only ever done DVI + Svid not all three, i will try a bit later tho
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Activate TV too, then?
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Bingo, I want to use DVI, VGA, And my HDTV


Possible?
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post #7 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by jriggs256 View Post
Bingo, I want to use DVI, VGA, And my HDTV


Possible?

I don't believe so. You'll either need to go Matrox TripleHead2Go or get a cheap PCI card for the third monitor.
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well its on a gigabyte board that has an onboard vid card that i can enable alongside the 6600...guess ill be running another cable through the walls
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post #9 of 12
Go into the Nvidia Control Panel (The old on not the newer one [Desktop->Properties->Setting->Advanced]) and find the little check box that says "Force TV Detection" see if that won't at least do something for you. From my experience you can only do two displays at once. By forcing it you may only get a cloned image of what's on one of the other two.

Also if you're using a PCI-Express or AGP card windows will continuosly reboot your machine when it tries to use both the onboard and the addon card video.
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yea it will do that, get a cheap PCI card
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