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We have Quadro FX 580's at work and we've just bought new monitors so everyone has 2 monitors.



We've hooked them up, main display: VGA to DVI converter in one slot and then the secondary display: as VGA too a Display port converter.

When we log into windows we only have the choice in NV control panel to select single screens or clone.

What are we doing wrong too get it too work on both monitors individiually?


Thanks
Edited by Chobbit - 12/10/12 at 12:26pm
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Anyone? could really do with some help
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I had this issue before but a bit confused on your setup.

Either dual DVI + #1 display port or using both display ports should work. Your adapters might be causing some issues, which ones are you using?

Is there any reason you're not going native connections and using adapters? DP adapters are a real pain in the ass, some setups don't like DP adapters (or require the super expensive ones).

Haven't tried using a VGA monitor but I know DP to DVI should work on this card (or just 2 DP's).
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Hi Thanks for the reply, well the monitors only came with VGA cables and the only two ports we've got free now are display ports, so we're using BizLink Display adapters:


(But with the VGA not Dual DVI females)

Do you think these are the problem?
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Well it seems like all it needed was too have nvidia control panel updating, this seems too now allow us the options too use both monitors.
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Congrats on getting it to work!

Weird fix but if it works!

Sorry about the late response, guessing its the time difference.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by evilferret View Post

Congrats on getting it to work!
Weird fix but if it works!
Sorry about the late response, guessing its the time difference.

Ai no worries, thank you.
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