Cheapest way to push 2 monitors?

My parent recently purchased this desktop:

I needed to know what is the cheapest way to push 2 monitors. They will probably be two 1600 x 900 monitors, and will just be used for web browsing and netflix. If you look at the link, it seems there are two monitor outputs; one DisplayPort (I think), and one D-Sub. The monitors don't have a display port plug, but I wondered if there was a cheap adapter I could use.

Would this work?

Run one monitor through D-Sub, and the other through DVI (both on the card)
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  1. The newegg listing indicates only one output, which is vga.
    It is unclear to me if the unidentified port is a displayport or what it is.
    A call to Lenovo might clarify it. Or, you might be able to find a lenovo tech document.
    Does the package include a cd with all the technical details on it?

    If, in fact it is a displayport, then you could use a dp to dvi adapter like this:,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1525&bih=1041&wrapid=tljp1331164344557038&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=18320053521042421158&sa=X&ei=yPRXT8mRCsXs0gH2taG5Dw&sqi=2&ved=0CHsQ8wIwAg#

    If you want to install a discrete graphics card, the one you linked should do it.
    But again, the newegg list talks about a half length pcie-X16 card. I think it means one that will physically fit.
  2. The card you linked would work. If that system actually requires half-height graphic cards, you'd need to use the low-profile brackets included with that graphics card.

    The system does (according to the user's guide) come with an on-board DisplayPort output. Whether you can use it in conjunction with the D-Sub port is something you'll need to research on your own.

    -Wolf sends
  3. I've worked with similar models, all you need is this :
  4. nocteratus said:
    I've worked with similar models, all you need is this :

    Problem with that is that it is about $40, way more then a cheap video card.
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