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Posted: 1/21/2013 11:51:46 AM EDT
Generally speaking, the motherboards that include onboard VGA... Can the BIOS be configured to run three monitors -- one off the ingetraged VGA and two off a PCIe video card?  I am presently running a pair of displays off an nvidia card on my Asus M4A88T-I Deluxe, and would like to add a third, but the only option would be using the onboard VGA.  I know on many older systems, the detection of an AGP or PCIe card disables the on board VGA.  Any idea if modern MBs act the same way?

Link Posted: 1/21/2013 12:35:21 PM EDT
Typically Asus mobo's don't allow concurrent graphics display from onboard and GFX cards.

You may call Asus tech and ask though.
Link Posted: 1/21/2013 2:59:16 PM EDT
Not sure if you can or not, but if not, you could possibly use a USB video adapter.  The ones I've used aren't great, but it might work for what you need.
Link Posted: 1/21/2013 3:29:05 PM EDT
Thanks, but the USB VGA adapters are $40-50, with only a handful of happy customers on the egg.  For $70-90 I can get an ATI that support three or four monitors out, and it looks like any ATI card will work with the onboard ATI on my ASUS MB and let me enable the onboard (just won't work with an nvidia board, grrrr)
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