The best way to connect a 2nd monitor to my PC

  blocker11 13:41 PM 28 Dec 11
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I currently have a ATI HD 4850 1GB Graphics card, and i've recently purchased a 2nd flatscreen to run side by side with my current monitor. I believe this card has the following,

1 x HDMI output 1 x Standard VGA output (currently used to connect the original monitor) 1 x I can only assume its a VDI output?

I'd like to know how to get best from both card and monitors and which cables/adapters i will need. Thanks

  Woolwell 14:44 PM 28 Dec 11

It may help if you tell us which make and model of monitors you have as how you connect will depend on what connections they have.

  blocker11 14:49 PM 28 Dec 11

They are both LG LCD Wide TFT Monitors (22inch).

  blocker11 15:00 PM 28 Dec 11

Sorry Model no W2246S-BF

  Woolwell 15:13 PM 28 Dec 11

If they are both LG W2246S then they would appear to only have a dsub connection.

  Woolwell 15:13 PM 28 Dec 11

If they are both LG W2246S then they would appear to only have a dsub connection.

  Woolwell 15:21 PM 28 Dec 11

What connections are there on the card? Best to have a look and check? There may be HDMI and 2 VGA connectors.

  Woolwell 15:21 PM 28 Dec 11

What connections are there on the card? Best to have a look and check? There may be HDMI and 2 VGA connectors.

  blocker11 15:36 PM 28 Dec 11

HDMI, VGA & i think it must be VDI.

  Woolwell 15:49 PM 28 Dec 11

DVI? Need to be absolutely sure. You can get DVI - VGA adaptors.

  blocker11 15:52 PM 28 Dec 11

Sorry meant DVI. I've just checked the web and it's definatly a DVI connection on my graphics card. So i just need a DVI to VGA adapter/cable.

Thanks

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