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Ok so I recently read that a 6870 doesn't support VGA on the second DVI port here:http://www.overclock.net/ati/853952-...monitor-3.html

I was wondering, if I were to use a DVI to VGA,VGA splitter on the first DVI port, would it work when hooked up to 2 monitors?
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I do not have an answer to your question, but I have a question for you...

Why would you need all the power of a 6870 if you have monitors that are low enough resolution to still use VGA? Sounds like you need to upgrade your monitors to do your graphics card justice.
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^That, and it would only mirror your first monitor. You would not be able to extend the desktop.
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^That, and it would only mirror your first monitor. You would not be able to extend the desktop.
But if he has two mirrored monitors side by side he might be able to have a 3D effect if he crosses his eyes.
    
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Yeah I know I am not doing this video card any justice at the moment but I plan on getting a better monitor very soon and that's why I got it. I want to do 2 VGA as side monitors and the best one in the middle for gaming.

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I would only me able to mirror? Well I want that new monitor even sooner...

EDIT:

Would using a HDMI to VGA or mini display port to VGA work with the first DVI port using VGA?
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