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How does DoubleView compare to a 2nd hardware monitor?

Answer

The following comparison is showing you the benefits of DoubleView vs a hardware monitor:

  DoubleView Hardware solution
Setup Quick software installation only Requires Hardware installation, opening of the PC case and installing 2-output video card
Flexibility The laptop can be put away if you do not need the additional screen A Dual Monitor will be most likely used in a fixed setup
Maximum resolution Up to 7,680x1,600 pixel when using four PCs with dual monitors Depends on the video card
Graphics card acceleration Hardware acceleration is not supported by DoubleView Eventually, if the graphics card does support it for the secondary VGA output
Display quality Optimal, because the video signal is transported digitally through the network Comparable to DoubleView only when using a dual DVI VGA plus digital TFT with DVI input
Cost Starting from $39.95 A TFT with DVI input at $350+ plus a DVI VGA card at $80+

Product: DoubleView
KB: 341  Last updated: Mar 22, 2006

 
 
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