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Old 05-31-10, 02:46 PM
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Need help finding a cable for my PC

Here is the situation:

I recently got some new hardware from work and I am having trouble locating the proper cable for a dual monitor setup. Here is the hardware I have:

CPU - Dell Optiplex 960
Monitors - Dell P2210

The 960 has 1 VGA port and 1 DisplayPort. The monitors have VGA, DVI and DisplayPort connections.

I figured I would need a dual DVI to DisplayPort adapter, but I could not find one online.

Is there another way that I can have the dual monitor setup?
Old 05-31-10, 07:36 PM
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Re: Need help finding a cable for my PC

why do you want to do that?
At work I have a PC connected to two monitors, one through VGA and one through DVI, you just need the latest NVIDIA drivers.
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Re: Need help finding a cable for my PC

You'd want to plug one monitor in via the VGA connection, and the other via the Displayport connection. Don't split one connection.
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Re: Need help finding a cable for my PC

Thanks both of you. I have very little experience will dual monitors, so I was not sure how the actual setup goes. I should be ok with one in the VGA and one in the DisplayPort.

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