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09-10-2016 10:09 AM
Hello all, I recently picked up a Compaq elite 8000 sff but soon realized that the power supply is not really upgradable, unless you do some serious rewiring. All I want to do is hook up a second monitor. The computer has 1 hdmi port and 1 vga port. The monitor has a vga and DVI-D port. I aready have one monitor attatched to the vga port. Are there any adaptors or workarounds for this?
09-11-2016 03:54 AM - edited 09-13-2016 11:50 PM
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My own preference was to use two LCD displays with VGA\DVI inputs. Connect the appropriate cable to the respective video ports on the rear of a PC.
I did that for years until DVI and HDMI became the most common inputs available on LCD displays. For super high reslution, HDMI is the way to go.
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