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ok so my friend gave me and old 7900gs that im going to run my second and third monitor off of will there be any problems with having them boths in the same system?
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i could see driver conflict happening but i'm not sure how it works completely so hopefully someone else will chime in
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Driver issues.
First, de-install all. Then, install only the drivers for the card you will be using as MAIN videocard. The other one will work with standard XP/vista drivers. DO NOT INSTALL THEM!

This is how i ran a 7800GTX and a X1300 in a Msi P35 Platinum.

And, this might not be the BEST solution, but its one i found working.
Edited by dasparx - 6/10/08 at 12:04pm
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ok kool so if i just pop in the 7900 right now itll work just fine, all im doing with it is running my second and third monitor, my main card (x1950xtx) is running the main display
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post #5 of 5
yep... basically, in theory it's supposed to work that way. So just plug it in, and make sure windows installs the drivers for it by checking the device manager then you're all set...
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