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I want to add 2 more monitors to my current 3007wfp-hc without buying another card. Can you use a dvi -> vga splitter to run the 3rd monitor? Would this kill the image quality?
    
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No, this won't work. What you would get is a mirror image on the third screen. You can only run 2 monitors in extended display on a NVIDIA card.
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No, this won't work. What you would get is a mirror image on the third screen. You can only run 2 monitors in extended display on a NVIDIA card.
This.
    
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Can you not use the motherboards display port as well?
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Can you not use the motherboards display port as well?
I am thinking this too. Can I have 2 monitors hooked up to the gtx 470 and then the 3rd monitor hooked up to my onboard dvi out via mobo?

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First things first, is this for gaming or for a workspace? You should be able to if it is a workspace. If for gaming, good luck with SoftTH.

Edit: also make sure, if running an 1156 system that your processor has onboard video. can't see due to no sig rig : )
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