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iMac - Does iMac support a second monitor?


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Does iMac support a second monitor? I would like to hook up a Dell 24" to my iMac, is that possible?
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the new iMacs do

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My iMac is aluminum 24" 2.8GHz...does it support? Does it support Dell 24" monitor?
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All iMacs from the iMac DV in 1999 to the present have supported a second monitor.

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Yes, DB is right as always. The difference is the Intel iMacs support Spanning where the older iMacs did not except with a hack.
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What is spanning?
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the monitors are not the same, they do nto have to have the same contents.. pretty much gives you screens that act as one, where as mirroring would just put the same thing on both screens.

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Will the second monitor slow down the speed of iMac?
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^^ it shouldn't, I have that same hookup, from my old PC.

EDIT: Plus you have a really good machine, it wouldn't matter anyways, you have a good mac to support it.
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