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Mac Pro Multiple Monitors


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Looking into getting a Mac Pro. I understand it can do a multiple monitor setup of up to 8 monitors (Not that I would setup that many). I was wondering does anyone know how they are doing this technically. I see it comes with just one graphic card. Do they use something internally like TripleHead2Go? Or does the actual graphic card they include do all of this on their own?



From what I picked up this graphic card cannot be bought:
GeForce GT 120 (OEM Product)

Guess it has something to do with that.

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Looking into getting a Mac Pro. I understand it can do a multiple monitor setup of up to 8 monitors (Not that I would setup that many). I was wondering does anyone know how they are doing this technically. I see it comes with just one graphic card. Do they use something internally like TripleHead2Go? Or does the actual graphic card they include do all of this on their own?

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You need four graphics cards with two video ports on each card...equals 8 monitors.

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The Mac can do at least two monitors on its own. Although from what I've seen, when you connect the new monitor, the dock is still displayed on the original mac screen, and anything else you want displayed on the second screen you have to drag there.
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