View Full Version : Low-cost PCI-e w/Dual-VGA

23-08-2009, 12:48 PM
Hey all,

What I'm looking at here, is replacing a projection-PC for the local church.
Currently its a rather run-down old Athlon XP 1800+, DVD Drive is dying, it's lacking RAM...

Anyways, I'm going to recommend they move to something such as the following:

Only thing is this:
a) They're on a tight budget. Unfortunately when the congregation suffers from a recession, so does the church, as tithes go down
b) They need a dual-headed card, they've got a CRT monitor (Budget doesnt stretch to replace ATM) and a separate output to a Projector.

They use the primary monitor for controlling the projector, queuing slides / DVD's / Videos / pictures etc, so they need to be independent and not just a VGA-Splitter.

So, what I'm wondering is if anybody can recommend any low-cost (low-grunt is fine) PCI-e cards that have 2x VGA connections that can work independently from each other... They've got an AGP Ti4200 in there ATM, but naturally that won't fit in the new system.



23-08-2009, 05:00 PM
Something like this (http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?item=VGAGBV0115) and a DVI to VGA adaptor?

23-08-2009, 05:41 PM
9500GT or an HD2400XT if you can source one

23-08-2009, 07:07 PM
Wait good point, I never thought of a DVI to VGA adapter ... Thanks :D That card looks like it'll fit the bill also!

Cheers :)