I have a Radeon HD 5570 1GB which has display port, hdmi & dvi port. I would like to connect 3 monitors but this video card only supports 2 monitors. What is cheapest & simplest way to provision the 3rd monitor to extend desktop? Could I add ATI Radeon HD 4350 512MB as a 2nd card? Will this work no problem for sure? Connect any monitor to the 2nd card? Need dissplay port adapter? Any config required?
Thanks for responding. The version of this Radeon 5570 was manufactured by HP & provided when purchasing their HPE-235f computer. It has a display port, HDMI & DVI port. Only supports 2 monitors as mentioned in the manual & I found this out the long & hard way. Can you refer back to my question & provide an answer? Thank you.
It sounds like cheapest & certain thing to do is install additional graphic card.
Only 2 ports can be used at once as per HP info below. Current power supply is 300w. How much power do I need to provision for 2 graphics cards? Will machine slow down due to 2 graphic cards & 2 monitors?
1 - DisplayPort
2 - HDMI
3 - DVI (single-link)*
* VGA using included DVI-to-VGA adapter
Interface: PCI Express 2.0 x16
HDMI TV resolution: up to 1080p*
HDMI PC resolution: 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
DisplayPort resolution: 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
DVI TV resolution: up to 1080p*
DVI PC resolution: 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
VGA resolution: 2048x1536 at 60 Hz
* Use ATI Catalyst Control Center software to optimize display
1 GB onboard memory
Supports Blu-ray up to 1080p
Supports two displays at the same time*
* Two of the three ports are usable at any one time