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No CPU integrated graphics, will motherboard video outputs work?

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July 7, 2012 1:16:57 AM

Some chips, like i5-3550 apparently lack integrated graphics. However, every motherboard I can find has video outputs. So, (1) will the video outputs on the motherboard work (on their own) if the processor lacks integrated graphics, and (2) will a discrete graphics card enable the video outputs on the motherboard --OR-- (3) is it simply the case that the video outputs on the motherboard will not work when using a processor which lacks integrated graphics?
a c 78 à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
July 7, 2012 1:26:11 AM

1. No (unless the mobo itself has an onboard graphics chip)
2. I don't think so.
3.Yes I believe so. (99 percent sure)
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