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LG monitor shuts down after Windows boots up

I bought an old LG monitor that I wanted to connect with my AMD RX 590. I have another ASUS monitor that works perfectly. The LG monitor has a VGA to display port, and firstly it looks like it works. ...
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Looking for device to be able to swap monitors connected to different computers

I expect it to be some kind of KVM switch, but not a classical one (two computers — one minitor) for I have a somewhat specific situation. I have two laptops. Each of them connected to external ...
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How can I connect two monitors to my laptop?

I have a lapton ThinkPad E14 with one HDMI and one type-c thunderbold port. This type-c port is used as power plugged. How can I plug two monitors Benq GW2780-T with ports HDMI (v1.4) - 1, DisplayPort ...
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I want to use my home laptop as an extended monitor for my office laptop

I have 2 laptops using Windows 10. Office Laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad) Home Laptop (Dell) I want to learn how to use one of these laptops as an extended display. I'm confused how many adapters I need. ...
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Looking for HDMI splitter for two monitors that allow extending Windows desktop

I have a Windows 10 desktop computer with a GPU that has HDMI output I have two 4k monitors I would like to connect two monitors to the same HDMI output on my desktop GPU I need to be able to ...
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Connecting 2 monitors to my lap top, best options

I have a lap top Asus ROG and these 2 LG monitors and I'm trying to connect them in the best possible way. If I'm not mistaken, since my lap top can only go to 120Hz, I assume I can't use the whole ...
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Is this monitor Dell p1913 suitable for coding as the second monitor?

Is this monitor Dell p1913 suitable for coding as the second monitor? It has 1440x900 high resolution. I already have an Acer monitor 27", I was looking for the second monitor for practising ...
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Thunderbolt 3 to triple HDMI

My notebook (Dell Precision 5520) has Thunderbolt 3. Thunderbolt 3 provide 40Gbps (double the speed of Thunderbolt 2). In terms of video it has 8 lanes of DisplayPort 1.2 (High Bit RTE 2 (HBR2) and ...
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Recommendation for KVM Switch with 2 monitors and USB-C ports

I am looking for a KVM switch that uses USB-C and supports 2 monitors. I prefer the USB-C to avoid extra cables. Also if dual monitor is not available, a single monitor KVM switch would be OK.
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HDMI Capture Card with pass through resolution higher than 4K

I have a Mac with an external monitor, I have it running at: Resolution: 6016 x 3384 UI Looks like: 3008 x 1692 @ 60.00Hz I have an HDMI capture card (it's actually a little external USB box) but it ...
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Is there a single device that allows me to switch between two computers for all screens and keyboard/mouse/etc?

So I have my work laptop and my (gaming) PC both connected to 2 monitors. My dream scenario is to press a single button and have my 2 monitors, keyboard, mouse, printer, and any other USB device ...
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Plug Two Monitors into a Single DisplayPort

I'm aware that you can daisy-chain DisplayPort monitors so that two monitors end up being plugged into a single port on the computer. However, the DisplayPort monitors I've purchased do not have the ...
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Connect second display to Lenovo M700 (DisplayPort to HDMI?)

I have a Lenovo ThinkCenter M700 computer (regular size, not the tiny edition): 2 x USB 3.0 2 x USB 2.0 1 x DisplayPort 1.2 1 x VGA (in use by first monitor) And I have two BenQ GW2282 monitors: 2 ...
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How to make 6 Monitors + VR work of one computer?

I have a EVGA RTX 3080 TI graphics card, 32 GB RAM and i9-10900 CPU. I'm wondering if I can make a setup of 6 monitors and a VR headset work. I typically use just one monitor for video games and the ...
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I want a 4k monitor slicer into 4 1080p monitors

I searched everywhere and the closest I found was QuadHead2Go which is an overkill and too expensive... this is a sketch I made: Question I made with a sketch on reddit So if anyone has any idea of a ...
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Which dual monitor hub that can switch between MacOS and Windows should I use

I'd like to be able to switch between a Windows and a MacOS laptop using the same 2 external monitors (for the sake of this conversation, we'll say they are fairly new Dell 27 inch monitors, let me ...
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Solution for connecting two computers (work laptop and personal computer) 2 monitors, keyboard & mouse and a webcam

I'm starting a new job soon where the device I'll receive is a Dell XPS laptop with USB C type connectors, I believe it'll be something similar to the Dell XPS 15 lineup. I have two Dell U2414H "...
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Minimum requirements to power 2 USB-C monitiors on ARM architecture

I have 2 USB-C monitors where the computer powers and provide data transfer to both. I use a lot of progressive web apps as part of my day to day. MS Teams as one, is a major resource hog and without ...
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Recommendation for machine to replace 2017 iMac for aspiring data scientist

thanks for your time. My iMac can be really slow to access memory. I have tried to reinstall the OS multiple times with no great result. Basically I think the memory handling is really bad. My macbook ...
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Will ASUS GeForce DUAL-GTX1060-O6G 6 GB run 2 4k monitors for development?

I have an older PC - (I7/3770K @ 3.5GHz, 32Gb DDR3) with an ASUS GeForce DUAL-GTX1060-O6G 6 GB card. I currently have 2 22" IIyama 1680x1050 monitors. I'd like to upgrade my monitors to 2 x 32&...
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Workstation running 8 screens

I'd like to build a workstation with a minimum of 6 1080p screens. The GTX 1050 Ti has a max resolution of 7680x4320; this should suffice for future upgrades. If we're splitting the workloads by the ...
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Swivel Mount for 15.6" Portable External Monitor?

I've just bought a 15.6" external touch monitor (dimensions similar to Surface Book) as I'd like to carry it around occasionally. I'd like to add it to my existing desktop setup for routine use. ...
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GPU in new CAD workstation

We're seriously considering upgrading (read: replacing) a small handful of workstations (desktops) for our department at work. No in-house IT, so I'm asked to do a suggestion myself. The workstations ...
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Is there a monitor arm with purely sideways movement?

I would like to have a VESA mount for my monitor to be able to dynamically move it from the left side on my desk to the middle in a straight line. Like it moves on a dolly (however, an arm would be ...
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Which dual monitor mount/arm to go over a 43" monitor

I'm using a 43" monitor (stands 62 centimetres tall off the desk) and want a dual monitor arm to go above it, but many brands are too short. What dual monitor arm/mount can lift the two screens ...
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Cheapest (jun 2020) discrete GPU with working powersaving on GNU / Linux multihead

With working I mean GNU/Linux temperatures should not exceed Windows' ones by 10 C° with low performance profile. Preferably powersaving support over multi monitor configurations should be present ...
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Versatile Low Profile Video Card with Display Port, HDMI, DVI, and VGA

I'm looking for a low-profile PCI-Express video card that will support 1080p on at least 2 monitors simultaneously. That's easy to find, but I'm also wanting one that has the versatility of having all ...
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Portable laptop for academic research

I want a new PC, mainly for work, plus other minor stuff like browsing, Netflix, and Skype. I work in economics research, therefore I need to easily work with reasonably big datasets (say, ~25Gb of ...
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4K KVM desktop switch with DisplayPort

I wanted to upgrade my old Aten CS1794 KVM switch to something that supports 4K and DisplayPort for a long time, but couldn't find something that fits my needs the way the CS1794 did when I bought it ...
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HDMI cable randomly stops producing picture

I have an 24" HPes which I'm trying to connect to my Acer Aspire e5-575g(e15). The monitor worked fine for a couple of weeks, but sometimes would stop projecting picture. By this I mean that on an ...
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Seeking hardware recommendations for switching between Mac laptop and Windows workstation using multi-monitor setup

(x-post from stackexchange/superuser) Here is my current setup at home: For now, I am able to connect remotely to my work computer at the office, both via my Mac work laptop and my Windows desktop. ...
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Looking for USB-C hub with USB-C port for Power Delivery *and* USB-C port for video output

I'm looking for a USB-C hub/dongle with two USB-C ports that support Power Delivery charging and USB-C 4K video output. I'm connecting my 16" MBP to an LG 4K monitor via a USB-C to DisplayPort cable; ...
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VESA vertical offset mount bracket

I have a need for something that I can only describe as a "drop mount" or a vertical offset bracket for 100x100mm VESA mount holes. I have a 3-monitor setup with an iMac as the middle screen, using ...
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Combining identical monitors to form one large display

So I got a whole bunch of monitors (A LOT) and from the collection there are about 6 identical 17" 4/3 ratio monitors that I wish to make a grid from (3x2 forming 12/6 or 2/1 wide ratio). I want all ...
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Recommended GPU for dual monitors on a 250w PSU? (Windows 10)

I have a PC that currently has an old Asus 6600 GT graphics card in it, but there doesn't appear to be any Windows 10 drivers available for it. Can anyone recommend a GPU that will run on a 250W ...
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Multiple Monitors Remote Desktop VM in Cloud [closed]

Currently, I am using 3 monitors on my desktop PC as I run a software with many windows and I save and restore the layouts(work space) of these widows. I am planning to move to the could and was ...
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Display Systems outside each classroom in a school

I am voluntarily building a web-based application for a school. The application will consist of a Server, a Disaster Recovery Server and a Database Server. Outside each classroom will be a display ...
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Dual monitor setup on a Radeon RX 470 (total resolution 4480x1080)

My actual single screen setup is an Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 470 Gaming OC 4GB GDDR5 (2x DVI-D, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort 1.2; max resolution 5120x2880) on which I have connected an 21:9 2560x1080 ...
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Recommended GPU for watching movies on 4k or 1440p quad monitor setup

My goal is to obtain a productivity setup with quad (four) monitor setup that can handle 3 1440p monitors, and 1 4k monitor for movies (no gaming on that specific monitor). Would 1070ti be enough or ...
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MacBook Pro 2012 Thunderbolt-to-dual-Displayport Adapter?

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro (this model) and I have also inherited two Dell U2515h displays, which understand DisplayPort 1.2 (but not Thunderbolt). I'd like to use the laptop (running OSX High Sierra) ...
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Side by side monitor stand for three 32" monitors in landscape

I am keen to purchase a monitor stand that will allow me to have, in horizontal alignment, three 32" monitors in landscape orientation. Is this possible? Any recommendations?
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Can I connect a 4k (3840 x 2160) laptop to a 2560 x 1440 monitor? [closed]

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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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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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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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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