sDVO card for a laptop

Ross Burton ross at
Fri Jan 12 01:59:00 PST 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-11 at 22:45 -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> > If I understand correctly, it is possible to connect the 'sDVO card'
> > here and it will be able to provide the DVI output. But, is this true
> > for a laptop as well? i.e can I buy a 'sDVO card' for a laptop?
> I've never seen one made. SDVO requires an x4 PCI-E slot, and the only
> ones I've found are for desktop machines. I'm not entirely sure that you
> could use a express card slot for this purpose either, I tend to think
> this unlikely.

Asus are releasing an add-on graphics card for laptops that connects via
the Express Card slot later this year.  It would be so great if Intel
figured out a way of doing this -- I'd love DVI output from my Thinkpad
X60 (curse Lenovo for not doing DVI out and providing a DVI->VGA

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