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wat way will give me best quality. i assume not internet because i cant watch tv. by watch tv i mean i have cable and id like to watch those channels. so TV card would be best? what specs should i look at when picking a card?
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Thats my personal reason to have more than 1 monitor. That's just my PC, to the right of it is my laptop with a spare 17" LCD on it. I have all of my instant messengers on the spare monitor. Honestly, the possibilities are endless what you can do with 2 or more monitors. And yes, buying my setup is cheaper than any 2560x1600 monitor. (30")
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lol i dont know if its me but I didnt understand the majority of that
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post #34 of 56
I cant use just one monitor anymore.

One for HD movies, the other for playing games.
Good for revision, past paper on one, notes on the other.

I love dual screen
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Thats my personal reason to have more than 1 monitor. That's just my PC, to the right of it is my laptop with a spare 17" LCD on it. I have all of my instant messengers on the spare monitor. Honestly, the possibilities are endless what you can do with 2 or more monitors. And yes, buying my setup is cheaper than any 2560x1600 monitor. (30")
Interesting, I was informed SLI didn't work with multi-monitor setups, do you have a triplehead2go or disable one of the cards from SLI and use the other as just ports?
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post #36 of 56
There is a way to get multi monitor with SLI. Someone here has a link in their sig.
Crossfire natively supports it though.

Dont get 2 monitors, get 3
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Originally Posted by weezymagic View Post
now, i currently have a dell 22 inch widescreen.
if i want to add a second monitor to expand my desktop and watch tv. could i do that?
im kinda new to in depth pc use so go easy on me.

can i just get a tv tuner card and a second monitor. hook the monitor up. run dualies. watch tv and move it to the second monitor
I'm really pretty sure that if you have a composite on your monitor that you don't actually need a tv tuner. I THINK run it through VCR or something.

now I'm tempted towards 2 22". cause I have no TV in my office, but I'd need another digital box.
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I'm really pretty sure that if you have a composite on your monitor that you don't actually need a tv tuner. I THINK run it through VCR or something.

now I'm tempted towards 2 22". cause I have no TV in my office, but I'd need another digital box.
If you have a composite input on your monitor, indeed you can just hook up anything composite, but then you can't record it or anything like that.
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post #39 of 56
I wouldn't be concerned with it.

After my last TV tuner experience, can't said I'd recommend their use to anyone.
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Interesting, I was informed SLI didn't work with multi-monitor setups, do you have a triplehead2go or disable one of the cards from SLI and use the other as just ports?
I've never used SLI myself, but normally there's a way in the Nvidia control panel to make both monitors act as one bigger one (ex. the start bar goes across both monitors), and Windows sees them as one giant monitor.
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