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06 June 2002, 08:48 PM
I have a geforce 2 pro AGP installed in my computer .
I have an old Voodoo 2 PCI that i bought 3 or 4 years ago.
Can i install the voodoo 2 PCI in my computer and have dual head technology ?
One monitor on my geforce 2 AGP
One monitor on my voodoo 2 PCI
If someone know , plz answer me.
06 June 2002, 11:25 PM
Well it really depends on your OS. If you're on Win 2000 or Win XP then yes, you can pop in your Voodoo and have both cards running a monitor with no real problems. If you're on Win 9x or Win Me then you're out of luck. If it's mac I don't think there's any prob. And linux I have no idea.
Hope that helps.
06 June 2002, 11:27 PM
I just would like to remember that with an AGP and a PCI card you will only have accelerated viewports in the primary display.
Just my 2 cents ;)
06 June 2002, 12:10 AM
Thanks for your help .
@ 3DMadness : I know that , I'm going to use my Voodoo display for 2d works , and my geforce for 3d .
06 June 2002, 06:23 AM
I thought a Voodoo 2 was a switchover to 3d card.......
Voodos didnt do primary display untill voodoo 3
06 June 2002, 09:13 AM
Yes , voodoo 2 is only an accelerator card ...
06 June 2002, 01:19 PM
Then I would recommend you to get a cheap PCI card like GeForce2 MX or check e-bay for a cheaper one. ;)
06 June 2002, 05:58 PM
Id like to add that win 98 and ME will allow multiple monitors by using 2 vid cards...no problem, ive done it myself...its 95 and NT that it doesnt work on.
i use w2k now with a GF2 GTS agp and a cheap 4 mb PCI card.
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