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ATI Radeon HD 4250 Set-up Four Monitor Array (2 x 2) expandable to Six Monitor Array (3 x 2)

Question asked by lucky09 on Aug 23, 2016
Latest reply on Oct 13, 2016 by lucky09


First of all kindly note that I am totally new and this is the 1st time that I am posting a question in this forum.

So If I am a bit naïve kindly pardon me!

Presently, I want to create a Four Monitor Array (2 x 2) expandable to Six Monitor Array (3 x 2) in the future, BOTH IN EXTENDED DISPLAY on my present Custom built Desktop.

I am presently using two 22 Inches Monitor in Extended Display through DVI-D and D-Sub/VGA ports.

I am presently running it through the AMD Catalyst 13.9 software updated as on 17th July 2016.

I am extremely happy with my Desktop’s performance!

Details of my system is as follows:-

1) AMD Graphics Card:-

1.1) Make                          :         ATI Technologies Inc

1.2) Card Name                 :         ATI Radeon HD 4250

1.3) Type                           :        On Board Graphic Card

1.4) Display Memory         :         3176 MB

1.5) Dedicated Memory     :         364 MB

1.6) Shared Memory          :         2811 MB

1.7) Output Connections  :           HDMI, DVI-D & D-SUB/ VGA

1.8) Details                        :         Integrated ATI Radeon HD 4250 GPU

Supports side Port Memory- on-board 128 MB DDR3 1333 Memory

Supports HDMI with Max. Res. Up to 1920 x 1200(1080p)

Supports DVI with Max. Res. Up to 2560 X 1600 @ 60 Hz

Supports D-Sub/ VGA with Max. Res. Up to 2560 x 1440 @ 75 Hz

Support Microsoft DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 2.0 and Shader Model 4.1

Hardware Decoded Acceleration for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2

Dual Independent Deeply Support with HDMI/DVI and D-Sub

Maximum Shared Memory of 1GB

Supports Hybrid CrossFireX

2) Desktop Details:-

2.1) Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1

2.2) Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 955 Processor (3 CPUs), ~3.2GHz

2.3) Memory: 20480MB/ 20 GB RAM

2.4) BIOS: BIOS Date: 06/17/10 10:41:01 Ver: 15.02

2.5) Windows Dir: C:\Windows

2.6) DirectX Version: DirectX 11

2.7) Motherboard Make: ASUS

2.8) Motherboard Model: M4A88TD-M EVO/USB3

2.9) Motherboard Part No. : 90-MIBD05-G0IAY00Z

2.10) Expansion Slots Empty on Motherboard: PCIe 2.0 X 16 Slot-1 No., PCIe 2.0 X 1 Slot-2 Nos. & PCI Slot-1 No.

2.11) Present Monitor Model: DELL ST2220M (2 Nos. in Extended Display)

2.12) Native Mode: 1920 x 1080(p) (60.000Hz)

2.13) Output Type: DVI & D-Sub/VGA

2.14) Sound Devices: Realtek HD Audio 2nd output (Realtek High Definition Audio)

2.15) Driver Name: RTKVHD64.sys

2.16) Driver Version: 6.00.0001.7541 (English)

2.17) Driver Provider: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

2.18) Drive C: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256GB ATA Device (Used only for running OS & other Programs)

2.19) File System: NTFS

2.20) Drive D: WDC WD10EARS-00MVWB0 ATA Device (Used only for storing information)

2.21) File System: NTFS

2.22) Drive E: WDC WD10EARS-00MVWB0 ATA Device (Used only for storing Media Files)

2.23) File System: NTFS

2.24) Drive F: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH24NS50 ATA Device

2.25) Power Supply: 500 Watt Extra Heavy Duty Power Supply Unit


I want to create this Set-up for my Equity, Commodity, Forex and Binary Options  Trading business where I need to manage lots of critical transactions at once — and that often means multiple displays. That means applications have to present lots of Tables, Charts, and Graphs — each in their own windows, and all at a glance.


There will be NO Video Games, Graphics or Video Editing work at all on this Set-up.


If possible, occasionally would like to watch Movies in the “Eye Infinity” Display Set-up (but, this is strictly secondary).


To start with I plan to purchase 4, 24 inch Monitors & then expand the Set-up to 6 in the future (all to work in Extended Display as well as Eye Infinity).


The resolution I plan to use on each of my prospective 24 inch Monitor is 1920 x 1200p.


On 1 of the monitors, I plan to have a Live feed of the Television Channel when I execute trades based on my NEWS based trading strategy.


Following are my queries:-

1) Can the Four Monitor Array (2 x 2) expandable to Six Monitor Array (3 x 2) be created on my existing Graphic Card?

2) If Yes, what will I have to do for it?

3) If No, then what will be the most ideal solution to achieve my goal?

4) Any other details you people wish that I should know regarding the matter!


Waiting for your responses


Thanks in advance!