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2 Video Cards 2 Monitors

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November 30, 2010 12:45:08 AM

Hi, I bought a DIY Combo to build my own computer. When I received it, I realized that it came with 2 video cards which are exactly the same. I am planning on running 2 screens, and each card has 2 DVI outputs.
My questions are:

Should I connect both screens to 1 card and leave the other card unused?
Should I connect one screen to each card?
Does it even make a difference?

If it matters, the cards are:

MSI N450GTS CYCLONE 1GD5/OC GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Cheers!

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November 30, 2010 1:08:52 AM

Hook them up to one GPU, the upper GPU
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November 30, 2010 1:39:50 AM

Niklas_13 said:
Hook them up to one GPU, the upper GPU


Thanks, but I'm curious as to why.
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November 30, 2010 3:21:16 PM

A friend of mine mentioned SLI. Something about running both cards as one. If I do that, then how do I hookup the screens?
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