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Windows 7: Multiple Graphics Cards?


09 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7 32-bit and Vista home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Multiple Graphics Cards?

Hello, I currently have an ATI RADEON HD 4850 in my computer, but i have an old Nvidia 6600.. something laying around. I was wondering if it would be possible to drop that in my system and use it purely for additional moniters. I dont mean to link it with my ati card cause i know that that wont work, but basically keep it seperate to run a few more moniters.

Edit: not only for windows 7 but if its possible on vista too.

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10 Feb 2009   #2

windows 7
 
 

it should be possible to use multiple cards for multiple monitors. i haven't tried this in Windows 7 but it worked in Vista
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13 Feb 2009   #3

window 7 build 7048 x64
 
 

i have an evga 9600gt on my 730i which has an onboard 9300 gpu. been able to use both gpus for up to 4 monitors. what i'm really stoked about is having the 9300 enabled and running physX on it my gaming is fabulous.
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14 Feb 2009   #4

windows 7 beta 64
 
 

I got 2 completely different cards and run 3 screens and a projector off of them. The only niggle i have found with windows 7 is some games wont start unless i disable all but my main screen. Once the game has loaded up i can alt tab out and re-enable my screens, wierd and i haven't heard of a fix yet.
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30 Oct 2009   #5

windows 7
 
 

I'm having major issues.. can't get ati 4800 and nvidia 5300 to work... only one works at a time depending on which slot in motherboard.. and it seems like nvidia drivers don't work at all
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