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Last response: in Graphics & Displays
June 28, 2012 3:04:07 PM

Hi all,

If I have a HD 4250 (on-board) and a ASUS ENGTX 550 Ti TOP, I connect 1 monitor to the HD 4250 and another monitor to the GTX 550 Ti, which graphic card will my PC uses? This is such a stupid question but please answer me, I'm a computer newbie.

Edit: I know there is 3 connectors (HDMI, VGA, DVI) on the GTX 550 Ti but I just wanted to ask.


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a c 132 U Graphics card
a b C Monitor
June 28, 2012 3:34:11 PM

It may be possible that both will work, depending on your motherboard. More than likely, though, your motherboard's on-board GPU will be disabled when a discrete graphics card is installed.

-Wolf sends
June 28, 2012 3:43:19 PM

Hi Wolf,

If it works, then which graphic it will using because the 2 monitors is connected to different GPUs.
a c 132 U Graphics card
a b C Monitor
June 28, 2012 5:44:35 PM

Kelvin - If it works, it would be using both, though I do not know if one of the other would be listed as primary (has your desktop on it) or if both would.

-Wolf sends