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Dear OCN,

At work I have a HP branded microtower with a not so powerful powersupply ( 300 or 350 watts). Now the microtower itself does not support a dual monitor setup. Im looking for a low profile no nonsense just for setting up dual monitors graphics card without having to replace the psu. Since it wont be used for any gaming or high def streaming whatsoever it should be as cheap skate as possible.

Does anyone have some good suggestions? Im dying to find out because i failing atm to find a decent card for this lol

thanks in advance

m1nd
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The easiest thing to do, if you are only using this for browsing and office work, would be to pick up a USB to VGA video adapter. Minimal cost and it won't effect your PSU.

USB to VGA Adapater
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What resolutions are you wanting to use the monitors at? What socket, pci, pci-e, agp?
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pci-e needs to be low profile, resolutions prolly 2x 1280x1024, sorry forgot that to include that

Anyone? was looking at msi r4350 low profile passive cooled

the psu in the pc is a 300watt powersupply that came with the HP 3010 MT
Edited by m1nd - 4/7/11 at 4:48am
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