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Old 09-19-2013, 02:47 PM   #16
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Im'located in Central, Ohio btw, there is a PCIe 16 slot. According to this post here PNY Geforece 210 low power Supposedly a PSU upgrade would not be needed. There is one at a Microcenter near me for only 29$ which is about 20$ cheaper than this freagin adapter.
 
Old 09-19-2013, 02:53 PM   #17
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That sounds reasonable. The 210 will be a step-up from what you have.
 
Old 09-20-2013, 09:36 PM   #18
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Ok so I bought the PNY card installed it and ...money with better quality, I should have done this originally. Thanks for all who helped. This is resolved now.
 
Old 09-21-2013, 04:07 AM   #19
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Ok so I bought the PNY card installed it and ...money with better quality, I should have done this originally. Thanks for all who helped. This is resolved now.
Excellent, now stick that vga thingy on eBay and your sorted.
 
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Hence the last line of my post that you seem to have missed...
Ummm....I did see your last line.

I dont think that they are more likely to be half height, and tend to be far more expensive than the geforce cards they are based on. Which is pretty much all I said about it....

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Something else worth noting is that a friend of mine built a media PC using a half-height card and it required two slots in half-height mode as the additional ports where on a ribbon cable from the main circuit board. Thought I would mention it just in case, it would be annoying to purchase a new card only to find that you couldn't use more than one monitor due to lack of slots...
The hlaf-height brackets can sometimes be 2 slots wide, sometimes 1, it depends on what the manufacturer has bundled with the card.

In a most cases, even if its only a 1 slot wide bracket you can still run 2 x monitors. The DVI output is almost always a dual link DVI now, you can run 2 x 1920x1200 from a single dual link DVI port.
 
  


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