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Offline arky217

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2 monitors with a Dell Optiplex FX160 ?
« on: January 31, 2018, 07:42:40 pm »
I have a Dell Optiplex FX160; it has integrated graphics but it has both a VGA port and a DVI port.

I have 2 monitors and one of them has a DVI port.

If I purchased a DVI cable, would I be able to have a dual monitor output like I would
have with a dual output graphics card ?

Or, since the FX160 outputs are integrated with the motherboard, is it just a case of using
either the VGA port or the DVI port and not both together with 2 monitors ?

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Re: 2 monitors with a Dell Optiplex FX160 ?
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2018, 09:35:16 pm »
I think that would work. See here for the resolution limits:

http://www.parkytowers.me.uk/thin/dell/fx160/index.shtml

Here's a dual monitor stand listing that model as compatible:

http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-dual-monitor-stand-mds14a/apd/332-1236/monitors-monitor-accessories