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Windows 7: Can I use 2 different video cards on a HTPC?

29 Nov 2011   #1
rasmasyean

Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Can I use 2 different video cards on a HTPC?

I built a HTPC with a video card that does DVI and hdmi. The motherboard has a VGA.

But I also need either: s-video or composite

What should I do? I don't want to like "downgrade" the video card and just use an old one for everything. Can I run them both? Like switch back and forth? "Simultaneous" is not required.

Also, I would already be using the PCIE 2.0x16 for the video card.

I have PCIEx1 and PCI slots open.



EDIT: I found this...
http://www.bing.com/shopping/vga-to-...ideo&FORM=HURE

Would this work in letting me switch between the onboard video and the video card?


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29 Nov 2011   #2
Ivan the SoSo

windows 10 pro 64 bit
 
 

Should work....I can't see any reason not to try it....but I would go for the lower priced ones
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