PC hardware forum: Can I run 2 different graphics cards ?

by: Pumpkinhead July 18, 2007 5:26 AM PDT

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Can I run 2 different graphics cards ?

by Pumpkinhead - 7/18/07 5:26 AM

I think I may already know the answer but....

Can you have 2 different graphic cards on the same system?
I know you can't run them (different cards) in SLI, but could you I have two installed but only 1 "abled" and the other " disabled " in device manager.

The reason I ask is that I have a free graphics card that I won. It is an ATI ALL-IN-Wonder that I want to use to transfer video to DVDs. It is a PCI-E x16 (256mb)and says it will be good for games also.

I was wondering if I could have another nVidia card just for gaming ?
Then 'switch' between the two ?
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