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Questions tagged [multiple-monitors]

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Can I connect a 4k (3840 x 2160) laptop to a 2560 x 1440 monitor? [on hold]

So i'm thinking of purchasing a DELL XPS 15 with a screen resolution of 15.6" 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160). I already have a very nice DELL Ultrasharp 27 inch monitor with a screen resolution of 2560 x ...
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Thunderbolt 3 to USB 3.0 [on hold]

I recently bought a Startech Laptop Dock that is powered with a Thunderbolt 3 connector. I have two monitors connected to it via HDMI. I found out that my laptop does not come with a Thunderbolt port ...
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Macbook eGPU to be used only for external monitors

I have a Macbook Pro (13 inch, two Thunderbolt 3 ports) connected to two external monitors. I'm looking to purchase a GPU to sit in an eGPU enclosure (the AKiTiO node) purely to be able to support ...
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Daisy chained monitors with compatible laptop dock

Quick background: Me and my wife both work from home sometimes, and are both used to two or three monitor setups while in the office. For our home office I would like to have a universal laptop dock (...
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Looking for a two in one laptop with the ability connect to three-four monitors

I live in Sydney, Australia. I'm upgrading my programming workstation. my requirements basically are a upper mid-tier performance laptop - at least 3.5GHz core processing which has been customised ...
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Which monitor would be better to programming?

I have a two options. two dell P2417H 23' one LG 32MA68HY-P 32' (window split available) I'm developing web(front and back) and usually using vim and sublime text. I'll connect to my 2017 13' MBP. ...
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I'm looking for a good USB-Switch with hotkey support

Right, so I am essentially looking for something like this device to toggle which device my keyboard and mouse go to. But honestly I'm looking for a solution where I can toogle it also by pressing a ...
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Will Dell P2417H, 23.8" monitor be a good choice as second monitor to iMac 27”?

I plan to buy second monitor for my iMac 27” as I understand that it will raise my productivity in design projects and also one of the reason is starting to learn front-end development. I do not want ...
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one HDMI cable to multiple displays

I'm looking to connect one laptop/desktop computer (with no more than one HDMI cable attached to it) and get on several displays, right now I have a Gefen HDMI 144 Repeater, but this shows the same ...
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Monitor for high-DPI laptop?

I have a 14" 1080p laptop, which is very crisp. When I connect it to my 21" 1080p monitor, the external monitor looks blurry and ugly. What external monitor (i.e. what specs, but specific examples are ...
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looking for an external graphics adapter that works for ubuntu

I recently discovered that my laptop's USB Type C port doesn't support display so I'm looking to get an external graphics adapter that will add a 3rd monitor for me (I have an HDMI port but nothing ...
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Cheap monitor with reasonable price

I am looking to buy a monitor for around €130. It doesn't have to have 75hz refresh rate or a VA-panel, TN also suits my needs, but it needs to be at least 24" (or 23.8") and have a resolution of at ...
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NVidia GForce 1070 - Multiple Monitors max resolution [closed]

This may be a stupid question, so I apologize up front. NVidia's website says the Maximum Digital Resolution for my video card is 7680x4320. Does that mean that is the MAXIMUM resolution it can ...
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Connecting three monitors with digital cables

I have the 3 BenQ GW2270 monitors and a Gigabyte Z87-HD3 Intel Z87 Motherboard. I want to be able to connect all three monitors to a digital port, but my motherboard only has 1 X HDMI, 1 X DVI and 1 ...
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Dual GPUs for dual monitors, benefits?

Background I'm considering a 4k monitor with 120Hz support that uses two DP1.2 connectors; they each render half the screen at 120hz, it's effectively two monitors glued together. Question For ...
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Mounting options for mounting a monitor or display above other monitors

I currently have two monitors, but I want one more. The width of my computer table is however full, so I thought I would add one above my existing monitors. The backs of the monitors are close to a ...
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Connecting a Laptop and Desktop to 3 monitors

I have a laptop that has an HDMI input (just 1). I also have a desktop which has 3 DP and 1 HDMI. Currently, I'm using converters from DP to HDMI as my monitors have problems with DP for some reason. ...
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2 computers, 2 monitors to extend displays, and a wireless keyboard and mouse

I need a way to switch between my gaming computer and my work laptop but still be able to use both my monitors and wireless keyboard/mouse. Does anyone have any suggestions on a KVM switcher for this?
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How can i use my dual monitor setup with my Home Desktop and also my work Laptop

How can i efficiently use my dual monitor setup along with the same keyboard and mouse with dual machines, (Home Gaming pc and work laptop) sometimes i need to work from home using my work laptop, ...
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Monitor stand that supports 3 30'' monitors

My question is just like this one, except for bigger monitor size and smaller requirements. My monitors are 30'' HP LP3065 (old but huge) and the recommended VIVO Triple LCD Monitor Desk Mount works ...
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Looking for a budget monitor

I want a budget FullHD monitor. The primary use is for office stuff (reading, email, ssh connections, etc.) I want it to have a HDMI input and some audio output in case i end using it as monitor i ...
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GPU linux workstation

I have a desktop computer I use solely for work. It has multiple monitors. I'd like to get a graphics card for the sole purpose of making multi-monitor as painless as possible. So my criteria are: ...
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Multi monitor frustration

what is the best GPU/Card to use for my work-only rig. I do mainly dev work, Webdesign, massive multitasking with sometimes over 50 browser tabs open on each monitor. I don't game on this PC at all. ...
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Small USB monitor

I am looking for a simple USB monitor that is between 11-15 inches screen size for a cheap price. I'm looking mainly for portability that I can plug into a laptop to increase productivity. I would ...
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KVM solution for 2 computers to switch 6 monitors (2x3) with DisplayPort connections

I am trying to find a solution to be able to KVM two computers, both with two DisplayPort outputs (two video cards on one PC and a docking station with two ports) to a monitor array connected with two ...
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What's an ideal center monitor in a ~23" triple monitor setup for 90+/10-% productivity/gaming?

I currently have a triple monitor setup with three 1080 23" monitors. The side monitors have IPS panels and the center one has a TN panel. The monitors were purchased in 2011 for a budget price ($100-...
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USB3.0 or Type-C Portable Monitors with MacBook Pro 13" (Mid-2012)

I'm looking at getting a portable monitor for use with my MacBook Pro 13" (Mid-2012, Core i7). I'm thinking probably an Asus model MB169C+ or B+ at the moment. I know my MBP has USB3.0 and so the B+ ...
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Curved Monitors Triple Monitor Setup

So I am ready to finally make the leap to a triple monitor setup. Shopping for monitors is a horrible experience these days because there is about 9 million options. I am thinking about going with ...
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Graphics card for a coding desktop with three displays [closed]

I am looking for a graphics card that would be used in a desktop pc running GNU/Linux used mainly for coding. I won't run any games that would require high performance, but I want the card to support ...
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Need a PC that can Drive 4 Simultaneous Discrete Video Display Outputs

Currently my employer is looking at setting up a video tower display for a trade-show. We are planning on having 4 displays stacked but separated running the same video and only showing 25% of the ...
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Very Specific (Non-Gaming) Quad Monitor Setup Recommendations

I'm considering updating my monitor setup to a quad display workstation sometime soon, but I'm having trouble finding a monitor that fits my list of requirements...prepare yourself (in no particular ...
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Hardware that receives 2 touch monitors input at once and gives it to windows as one?

We have two multitouch monitors connected to the same windows PC. When both monitors are touched at the same time, only one monitor receives the touch input. We need some kind of box that can ...
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Video card for dual-monitor setup

My motherboard is a 945GCT-M2/1333 (V1.0A). It only has one PCI-E slot and integrated Intel® Graphics (GMA950) (it's bad, but in no way I want worse). The CPU is Intel® Celeron E1200 and the PC has ...
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Mini PC (like Gigabyte BRIX) with more than 2 graphic ports

I'm using a Gigabyte BRIX Mini PC running Linux as a viewer for a NoMachine setup with 2 monitors presently, one connected via VGA and one via HDMI. I am planning on adding a third monitor, which is ...
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High DPI 21“ or 23” monitor for 13" MacBook Pro

Can you recommend a good monitor with a high quality display which gives me the feeling of a Retina display like the MacBook's one? I'll use it with a 2015 13" MacBook Pro w/ Retina. I tried the ...
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Two monitors working with my notebook

I have a notebook: HP PB 4540s. It contains: MB: Hewlett-Packard 17F6 CPU: Intel Core i5-3230M 2.60GHz RAM: DDR3 Kingston 8GB 1333MHz GPU: Intel HD Graphics 4000 300MHz 1x VGA and 1x HDMI I plan to ...
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Advanced KVM operation?

I have a rather advanced use-case that I need a KVM-type device for, and I was wondering whether such a thing even existed. I want a 3-PC setup; 2 desktops (PC1 and PC2) and 1 laptop dock (DOCK1). I ...
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Monitor stand that supports 3 monitors

I currently have 3 Asus VH236H monitors. They are spread across my desk and can be hard to work with. I am looking for a stand or mount to bring my monitors closer together. My monitors have the VESA ...
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A good monitor as the main one of a two-monitor setup

I'm searching for a good monitor for my PC. I currently own a 21,5" ASUS monitor, which is fine; I'm planning on using the one I currently own as a second monitor and get a new one as my main monitor. ...
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Graphics card that can support three monitors

I want to use multiple monitors for my PC, three in total. I would like to know what graphics card would run: 2 24" full-HD monitors 1 21" HD-ready monitors All monitors support 1920x1080 max ...