[K12OSN] Dual monitor video card

Yancey B. Jones ybjones at one.net
Sat Jun 24 03:41:49 UTC 2006

> I am currently using an ATI rage 64 (agp) as primary and and 
> old Matrox Millenium II  (pci) to run dual monitors on my 
> server.  The setup works well enough, but I would like to 
> upgrade the video card to something a little more current.  
> The motherboard is a  Tyan  S2460 with single agp 2x/4x slot.
> I do not play games on the server, but do process a lot of 
> video, so latest and greatest is not important.  Solid Linux 
> support is of much greater importance.
> Any suggestions for a suitable dual-head agp card.  ATI, 
> Nvidia or whatever.

I have had good luck with a Matrox G400 and G450 in the past. I had them
working with dual monitors under a couple of Linux distros. It's not the
most modern chipset but you could probably get one pretty cheap.


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