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Is it possible to run 2 monitors from onboard vidoe if there is more than 1 output on the motherboard?
I know it is not ideal, but for a internet surfing, e-mail chacking, minor business machine, is it even posible?

This board has DVI, D-Sub and HDMI outputs, and my dad has 2 d-sub monitors.
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If it has 2 plugs I don't see why not, but it may be a bit blurry because its onboard. When I left onboard for a seperate video card I was amazed how much clearer it got.
     
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get a DVI - VGA adapter and you will have 2 d-sub outputs
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post #4 of 6
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I have the adapter, just don't know if the MoBo will allow it.
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post #5 of 6
Yes, that board supports two monitors, I own one lol!! It won't do three though, as only either DVI or HDMI can be turned on, but it will let you do D-Sub and DVI just fine. If you do hybrid crossfire on it, it supports 4 monitors as well.
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Cool, thanks.

Yea, I will be using the d-sub and DVI with an adapter. Eventualy I will get a PCI-e card for him.
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