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Addition Graphics Card for XPS

by blue567 / January 20, 2006 8:03 PM PST


Recently purchased:

Dell XPS 400
Pentium D Processor 840 with Dual Core (3.20 GHz, 800FSB)
XP Professional
2GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz-4DIMMs

with a 128MB PCI Express x16 (DVI/VGA/TV-out) ATI Radeon X300 SE Hypermemory

(I have 2 Dell UltaSharp 1905FP monitors hooked up to this system)


I want to add 2 more Dell UltraSharp 1905FP monitors to the system.

(I guess I would purchase another dual monitor graphics card)

Can someone please tell me EXACTLY which 128mb ATI Radeon dual monitor graphics card I would need to purchase?

I don't do any gaming so 128 mb is what I would like to purchase.

(I believe my system has 1 PCI Express x 16 slot and other PCI slots)

The help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You

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So in total you need four?
by ikjadoon / January 20, 2006 10:19 PM PST

Right? Hmm.... Since you have the x300se taking up the PCI-E 16x slot, you'll have to put a GPU in one of those PCI slots.... First off, ATI doesn't manufacutre, or does any of its launch companies, a PCI X300 SE, or any X-series card for that matter.

Buy this:

And read the reviews that tell you about installing JUST the drivers. Some of that stuff can really slow your comp down. If you don't want that card, as it is a 64MB model, look through this page and make sure that it has at least 2 video out plugs, whether DVI (The White one) or D-SUB(The Blue one).

And all in all: Won't it be cool to look at four monitors? Now that is a show-stopper!


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IGNORE PREVIOUS MESSAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by ikjadoon / January 21, 2006 5:54 AM PST
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