Express video card with dual DVI connectors
MSI Radeon X1600 256MB GDDR3 PCI-Express (PCI-E) Video Card, Dual DVI, S-Video/TV Out, OEM/Bare Card
Need a budget video card that has Dual DVI? look no further!
Lets face it, dual monitors are the rage. The best way to get dual monitor support on your PC is with a dedicated video card with Dual DVI-I. Video Cards with dual dvi can be adapted to use either: 2 monitors with VGA connectors via DVI->VGA Adapters, 2 DVI Monitors or a combination of DVI and VGA monitors. The DVI Connection is the best connection possible for your PC monitor and will give you a clear, sharp picture that will get the very best out of your LCD monitor.
So why use pick this video card? Flat out you will *not* find a better deal on a PCI Express video card with dual DVI connectors. Sure, this is not the fastest video card in the world. It is a Radeon X1600 PCI-Express video card with 256MB of dedicated DDR3 memory. Its class of card was a preferred mid-range video card in 2006 going for $150 or more. The card will provide you with more than adequate performance for the average user and will typically provide better performance than onboard video. Its dedicated 256MB of memory is enough to power pretty much any display you can throw at it up to a massive 2560×1600 Resolution. If you are buying a system with onboard video, and a free PCI-E slot, theres no reason not to buy this card today unless you are primarily doing 3D gaming. For 3D gaming consider a higher performing card 48XX series video card. If youre only doing light gaming or arnt a gamer buy this one and save big!
Features: Support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 programmable vertex and pixel shaders in hardware. Shader Model 3.0 vertex and pixel sgader support. 2x/4x/6x Anti-Aliasing modes, 2x/4x/8x/16x Anisotropic Filtering modes. Optimized for performance at high display resolutions, including widescreen HDTV resolutions. Avivo Video and Display Engine. CrossFire Support.
Specifications: Memory capacity: 256MB. Memory interface: 128-bit. Memory Clock Speed: 700MHz. Engine Clock Speed: 600MHz. Pixel Shader Processor: 12. Connectors: (1) 7-pin S-Video/Composite port. (2) 24-pin DVI-I ports. 2D Display Modes: Resolutions, colors and maximum refresh rates(Hz) in 256, 65K or 16.7M colors.
System Requirements: Operating Systems Support Windows XP/2000/Vista. Power supply of 350 (and up) watt is highly recommended for system stability.
Driver Download: This is a bare card and does not come with a driver CD. We recommend using the Radeon Catalyst 9.2 driver set with this card for the best performance under Windows XP or Vista. For linux PCs, we believe most distributions should support for this video card in kernel assuming you have the latest kernel. If not, the links below go to the 9.3 Catalyst driver suite for Linux.
References: | MSI Company Website
Limited Warranty: 90-Day Warranty. 30-Day money back from receiving date with 15% restocking fee for non-defective returns. No credit or refund after 30 days. Customer is responsible for returning defective products including DOA due to manufacturer unless testing is paid before shipping.
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