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Ultimate Geek

# 261646 8-Dec-2019 20:04
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I impulsively bought two used monitors (ViewSonic VA2448m) to get a dual monitor setup for my desktop, but I realised I have no clue if that is achievable with my configuration!


I have a NVIDIA GK107 card (1 DVI-I DualLink and 1 DisplayPort). Monitors have DVI-D and VGA inputs. Can I use both monitors with that card, and what would be the best way to achieve it?

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  # 2370620 8-Dec-2019 20:10
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Yes you should be fine.  I'd pick up a DisplayPort to DVI adapter like this one and use two DVI cables to the screens.


You can also get a DP to VGA, but its a little nicer to stick to all-digital connections if possible.

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  # 2370648 8-Dec-2019 20:54
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Yep as above 2 cables:




1) DVI-D Male to DVI-D Male and 


2) DisplayPort to DVI-D converter Cable




Something like these 2 cables:






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  # 2370750 8-Dec-2019 23:19
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Thanks for the advice guys

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