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akne
02-03-06, 08:21 AM
I need 3 simultanious video outputs on my HTPC(X15e), ie. one for the small internal display(7"), one for my LCD TV and finally one for my projector (DVI).

I have tried with a GeForce 6200 and a GeForce 6600 in each PCI express slot. It seams that only one graphics card will work at the same time.

Does anyone know if there is a limitation in either PCI ekspress standard og Windows XP to handle 2 graphics cards in the PCI exprsess slots ?

Is it better to use one graphics card for PCI express and one card for PCI ?

Akne
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ricercar
02-03-06, 03:07 PM
There's something wrong if you can't get three (or 4) displays driven on two PCI-E GeForce cards.

What NVIDIA drivers are you using, or are you using the ones bundled with your WinXP?

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FYI I personally know this is possible. I tested an ASUS A8N SLI Premium with PCI-E and PCI cards:
- drives 6 displays using two 6800 Ultra PCI-E and one FX 5200 PCI
- drives 4 displays using two 6800 Ultra PCI-E
- drives 4 displays using one 6800 Ultra PCI-E and one FX 5200 PCI
- drives 4 displays using two FX 5200 PCI

Have not tested with 8 displays because I own only six.

akne
02-07-06, 05:30 AM
I use the nVidia desktop manager (nForce4_AMD_670_winXP2K_International) and nVidia displaypanel (81.98_Force_ware_winXP_MCE_international_WHQL), together with the graphics cards GeForce 6600 and 6200LE.

I now manage to clone 2 displays on 6600 and with split screen drag additional programs to the screeen connected to the 6200LE.

However:
When I boot the PC again I see only the "standard" winXP screen on the 6200LE. I have to drag the additional programs from the other display (connected to 6600) to the display connected to 6200LE.

Question:
1. Is it possible to configure it so that the additional programs are displayed on the additional screen connected to 6200LE at start up ?

2. Is it possible to configure 3 simultanious outputs (dual clone on 6600 and single mode/clone on 6200LE) at the same time so all the programs etc are visiable at the 3 displays at the same time ?

Akne

I use the folowing:
Motherboard: ABIT KN8-SLI,nForce4 SLI, Socket-939 with AMD 3200+
Asus GeForce 6600TOPP 256MB Silencer, EN6600,PCI-Express
MSI GeForce 6200LE 128MB DDR, PCI-Express

akne
02-23-06, 05:28 AM
Does anyone have an answer to my two questions ?:)