[clug] Video card

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Wed Nov 5 10:02:44 MST 2014

I have a gift Dell Optiplex mini-tower. I see that it has spaces for 
five extra cards.


In the recent midnight-gray chassis (with the flip-up door) (Transformer 

Chassis 	Height 	Width 	Depth 	5.25" external bays 	3.5" external bays 
internal bays
Ultra Small Form 
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultra_small_form_factor> 	24.7 cm 
(9.9 inches) 	24.2 cm (9.7 inches) 	8.5 cm (3.4 inches) 	1 media bay 
(modules common with Latitude series) 	none 	(1) 3.5" HDD
Small form Factor <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_form_factor> 
9.0 cm (3.57 inches) 	31.9 cm (12.54 inches) 	35.4 cm (13.93 inches) 	1 
slim optical 	1 slim floppy 	(1) 3.5" HDD
Small Desktop <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desktop_computer> 	10.6 cm 
(4.2 inches) 	38.9 cm (15.3 inches) 	43.2 cm (17 inches) 	1 	1.44 
floppy 	(2) 3.5" HDD
Mini-tower <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_tower> 	42.5 cm 
(16.7 inches) 	18.1 cm (7.13 inches) 	44.7 cm (17.6 inches) 	2 	(1) + 
1.44 floppy 	2 HDD


And I have a couple of spare monitors, at least one of which I'd like to 

Scott mentioned a possible donation. Which would help as I am a 
cash-strapped pensioner!

{You /could/ add a USB video device - but ideally you'd add another 
video card or replace your existing one with a video card that provides 
multiple outputs. They are fairly cheap and you'll often see people 
offering them for free on this list. I don't have any multiple outputs 
cards lying around - but I do have many older AGP single output cards 
which I give away.}


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