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Can I have 2 screens on my new PC with only a DVI and HDMI socket and no room fo

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February 15, 2010 7:26:17 PM

Hi Guys I am not sure I have posted this in the correct catergory - I hope I have, thanks in advance for any help.

I have just bought a new PC - it is a space saving one and now I have bought it I think I may have made a booboo

I currently use 2 monitors on my current OLD PC as I put a second video card in to allow this (or a friend did).

My new PC only has one video card and no room for another one to be added.

The new PC has a DVI socket and also a HDMI socket beside it as it has a cheapo blu ray player inside.

I know I can buy a DVI - HDMI adapter so my question is if I buy this adapter I will then have 2 x female DVI sockets and will these be sufficient to run my two screens and extend my desktop.

Or have I made a booboo by buying such a small tower unit

The model spec is pasted below

Thanks so much for any help you may give

Jase

Full specification Benefit
Operating system Genuine Windows (R) 7 Home Premium
Operating system mode 64-bit
Processor brand AMD
Processor model Athlon II X4
Processor Number 620
Processor clock speed 2.6GHz
Processor Type AMD Athlon II X4 processor 620
Processor speed 2600 The higher the number of Megahertz (MHZ) the faster the processor should be
RAM memory size 4GB
RAM memory type DDR3
RAM memory clock speed 1066MHz
No of installed RAM modules 2
No of free RAM slots 2
Hard drive capacity 500GB
Hard Drive Spin Speed 7200rpm
First hard drive interface SATA
Optical drive type Blu-Ray Player
Graphics card interface PCI Express
Graphics card brand NVIDIA
Graphics card model GeForce G210
Soundcard type Onboard
Graphics card memory and type 512MB
Number of audio channels 7.1
Outputs 3.5mm, SPDIF
Media Card Reader YES
Graphics card outputs VGA, DVI and HDMI
Drives Fitted Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner with LightScribe Tech
TV tuner and type Yes - Hybrid Analog and Digital
Remote Control YES Enables you to operate your equipment from a remote handset
Number of USB ports 6
No of Firewire Ports 2 A fast digital link for transferring video, audio and other files between two devices.
Graphics Memory 512 MB The higher the memory the better quality images you are display
Built-in WiFi and type Yes - 802.11b/g
Graphics Description NVIDIA GeForce with PureVid HD
Network LAN and type Yes - 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Modem NO
Keyboard and type Yes - Wireless
Mouse and Type Yes - Wireless
3D accelerator graphics NO
Software Titles Included MS Works &Office,HP MediaSmart
PC weight 6.89 kg
PC height 389 mm
PC width 112 mm
PC depth 308 mm
Warranty 1 year
February 15, 2010 7:56:59 PM

Yes, most any dedicated card can run two monitors.
February 16, 2010 2:21:40 AM

You will be able to run your dual monitor setup with your HDMI to DVI adapeter on that GeForce 210.
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