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bugger 18.11.2015 19:25

Recommendation - Dual monitor computer
 
I am looking for a cheap desktop/laptop/mini computer that I can plug in 2 monitors in the price range of 200-300chf. They would be on most of the day just to stream some videos online, nothing more, so just minimum storage, ram and speed required.
Thanks

henrikh 18.11.2015 22:39

Re: Recommendation - Dual monitor computer
 
Would you need to connect two additional monitors even if it's a laptop, so in that case you'd have three screens in total?

Most laptops have HDMI output while still having the older VGA connector as well, but honestly I'v never tried to use both of them in parallel.

bugger 19.11.2015 10:43

Re: Recommendation - Dual monitor computer
 
Yes, I need 2 external monitors.
You are right about the laptops, but those with hdmi are out of my price range. Im looking into those mini pcs but they seem to have limited choices in the swiss market.

baboon 19.11.2015 11:11

Re: Recommendation - Dual monitor computer
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by bugger (Post 2488340)
Yes, I need 2 external monitors.
You are right about the laptops, but those with hdmi are out of my price range. Im looking into those mini pcs but they seem to have limited choices in the swiss market.

You sure about that? My CHF 600 HP has one; I thought most had these days. I've seen them on at least some Chromebooks as well.

JoeUK 19.11.2015 11:14

Re: Recommendation - Dual monitor computer
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by bugger (Post 2488005)
I am looking for a cheap desktop/laptop/mini computer that I can plug in 2 monitors in the price range of 200-300chf. They would be on most of the day just to stream some videos online, nothing more, so just minimum storage, ram and speed required.
Thanks

In that price range you should only be considering second hand/used equipment.

Phil_MCR 19.11.2015 11:35

Re: Recommendation - Dual monitor computer
 
depends on your software. if you just need to stream from a browser, you can get a new chromebox for around $250 with hdmi/dp out.

http://www.amazon.com/ASUS-CHROMEBOX...asus+chromebox

bugger 19.11.2015 12:03

Re: Recommendation - Dual monitor computer
 
Thats it, chromebox looks perfectly suitable. Thanks

hairybadger 20.11.2015 09:45

Re: Recommendation - Dual monitor computer
 
Raspberry Pi and an HDMI splitter?


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