New monitor: Money is no object

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at
Sat Sep 13 10:27:01 MDT 2008

On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 9:27 AM, Dave Smith <dave at> wrote:
> Jonathan Ellis wrote:
>> You could probably get an adapter to do it that way, but all our
>> monitors work out of the box with a single, dual-link DVI port.  Since
>> you can find graphics cards now with two dual-link DVI ports, I
>> imagine that would be the way to go.  (I don't have any first-hand
>> experience there since we are a laptop-oriented organization, so we're
>> pretty much stuck with driving a single 30" with whatever card Apple
>> saw fit to include.)
> I'm pretty sure my nVidia Quadro NVS 290 cannot do that since each DVI is,
> according to the specs, limited to 1920x1200.

That would be single-link DVI then.  Both ATI and NVIDIA make 2-port
dual link DVI cards now.


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