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How do I verify that new Video Card is fully functional ?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by georgetok, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. georgetok New Member

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    I bought three ATI FirePro 2460 Video cards each with 4 mini DP ports supporting 4 Monitors.

    Right now I have only two monitors & others will take little time to arrive.

    Meanwhile I have to check these video cards to see if they are fully functional & there is no damage or other problems with them & let the seller on ebay know about them.

    Can I just plug 2 monitors in 2 ports & then switch to other 2 ports to check if they are working ?

    So question is if checking each card with 2 monitors at a time instead of all 4 monitors in 4 ports would prove that the video card is fully functional ?

    Thank You
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    2 monitors switched on 4 ports will not induce the same load as 4 screens would. You will know basically if the post functions, not that the card will actually run 4 screens at once;)
    georgetok says thanks.
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    Thanks. Appreciate the help.

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