[rescue] Looking for 4 head AGP card (PeeCee)
bdeloria at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 09:17:15 CDT 2007
I work in a Unigraphics shop so most of the workstations here are Dell
Precision based. Most have dual DVI outputs, a few of the oddball ones have
a single connector that reminds me more of an HD-60 but wider, you have to
use a Y cable to break the single connector out into dual DVI connections.
Kind of weird but is this what you're talking about?
On 8/13/07, Mark <md.benson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9 Aug 2007, at 22:44, Mike Meredith wrote:
> > The very similar connector (to DVI) is a DMS-59
> I didn't know that. I just knew the one on the back of the Precision
> 390 I got at work was definitely not DVI :)
> > But I'd avoid the lower-end ones (NVS285) because they've got some
> > weird limitations ... my NVS285 (and NVS280 at work) have a lower
> > resolution limit on DVI output than the VGA output !?!
> That's pretty common on video cards, I've noticed it a lot on
> consumer and low-end pro cards. It's possibly related to them not
> having Dual-Link DVI ports? I know Apple's 30" display requires a
> Dual-Link port to work at the high res it uses. DVI being a digital
> matrix, rather than an analogue signal, requires extra wires to do
> larger resolutions past a certain point.
> I think this is the difference between DVI-S (single link) and DVI-D
> (dual-link) cables? I know a lot of cheap DVI cables only have half
> the pins in the plugs.
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