[lug] dual head card questions

Brian Moore blm at playinghockey.net
Thu Feb 23 21:17:14 MST 2006

The Matrox G- and P- series cards also work quite well.  Given
the 85Hz+ requirement, you might want to look at the P series.


Dan Ferris wrote:
> Do a search for Xinerama.
> The easiest way I found is to get an NVIDIA card that has multiple outputs
> and use NVIDIA's twin view.  That's what I have at home on my 6800GT card
> and it works great.
> Dan
>>I've never installed a dual head video card for Linux. I was interested
>>in finding out though about what might be recommended for very high
>>quality 2D dual head for AGP 4x? No 3D access is required, but I wanted
>>something that could easily scan 85Hz+ refresh at 1024x768 on both
>>heads, with 24 bit RGB or 32 bit RGBA. In terms of single head, I've
>>found the Oxygen VX-1 does an extraordinary job (very clean dot clock)
>>for only a small cost, but unfortunately it isn't dual head.
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