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Old August 23, 2012, 11:47 PM
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I did not installed LucidLogix, should I?
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Old August 23, 2012, 11:49 PM
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i dont think that using the onboard video and graphics card will work....i think.

IN A NUTSHELL

buy a DVI MALE to VGA FEMALE adapter for the 19" monitor

buy a HDMI MALE to DVI FEMALE adapter for the 23" monitor

AND THEN

plug the 19" monitor into the DVI to VGA adapter and then into DVI port of your graphics card

plug the 23" monitor into the HDMI to DVI adapter and then into the HDMI port of your graphics card.


hope these "idiot proof" instructions made sense.

i dont know about lucid logix though. if it still dosent work then give the infamous "lucid logix" a go. two monitors should work just fine once you hook them up on the same card.

srry if this post sounds stupid mr. moderator. i just so happen to love talking about computers and asking for answers that i doubt about and then accept. anyhorse....

hope this helps

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Old August 24, 2012, 12:03 AM
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You don't need to install LucidLogix to use multi-monitor because that feature is supported right out of the box by the video card. LucidLogix is there to combine the power of the onboard video module and the dedicated video card to increase performance. From my quick Google search, LucidLogix will give you just shy of 10% increase in performance. So it's up to you to decide if you want to fiddle around with the setup.

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Old August 24, 2012, 12:09 AM
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So this to plug my 23'' DVI to the HDMI of my GPU


And this for the old 19'' vga, I got everything right? Sorry I'm trying to learn but it's very technical for someone who usually just plug a toaster.
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Old August 24, 2012, 12:20 AM
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That looks about right. The DVI -> VGA adapter should come with the video card. A quick look on NCIX and it seem the HDMI -> DVI adapter cost more than the HDMI->DVI cable.


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Old August 24, 2012, 12:31 AM
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They are both very cheap on Amazon 3$, 4$ so not a big deal hehee.

I want to thank everyone that helped me today, I really appreciate that you all took the time and patience to answer my n00b questions! As soon as I get the adaptor I'll post a picture of my final build. I was sure I could do it, t was far more difficult then I thought, it always look so easy on youtube but in reality it was a lot of fumbling with pieces and trying to figure out the wiring.

Big hugs from a happy woman! This is resolved :)
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Old August 24, 2012, 12:33 AM
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You're very welcome. At least you did your research and ask well thought out questions. Putting it together is easy but configuration is not.
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Old August 24, 2012, 07:42 AM
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They are both very cheap on Amazon 3$, 4$ so not a big deal hehee.

I want to thank everyone that helped me today, I really appreciate that you all took the time and patience to answer my n00b questions! As soon as I get the adaptor I'll post a picture of my final build. I was sure I could do it, t was far more difficult then I thought, it always look so easy on youtube but in reality it was a lot of fumbling with pieces and trying to figure out the wiring.

Big hugs from a happy woman! This is resolved :)
a woman building a computer....thats something i dont see everyday!

anyway, well im glad our advice helped you out.
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