Optiplex 740 Dual Monitors

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Optiplex 740 Dual Monitors

  • Does the Optiplex 740 support Dual monitors?  I have the Nvidia Integrated Graphics card AND a DVI card but the monitor says there is no signal from the DVI and goes into sleep mode.  I have tried another (same type) DVI card and also tried another cable.

     


  • bcsdjd wrote:

    Does the Optiplex 740 support Dual monitors?  I have the Nvidia Integrated Graphics card AND a DVI card but the monitor says there is no signal from the DVI and goes into sleep mode.  I have tried another (same type) DVI card and also tried another cable.

     


    DVI card?  Is it an actual PCI-Express VIDEO card with DVI?  

     

    Also, When you install a PCIe X16 card, the onboard video gets disabled, fyi

     

    If you buy a PCIe-X16 video card with Dual mon support, you can use dual monitors.

     

  • I should have included my video card inventory ...

     

    I have:

     

    - Integrated NVIDIA Quadra NS 210

    - Orion ADD2-N Dual Pad x16 DVI interface (Vendor: Silicon image)

     

    I have since been told this combo would not support dual monitors.  Can anyone confimr this?