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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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Connect dual monitor setup and desktop pc with usb-c-dock

I want to be able to easily switch between my desktop pc (Nvidia 1060) and my work laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad L14 20U50001GE) at my dual monitor setup. For testing purposes I tried to connect a dell usb-...
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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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What is the sweet spot for a display for a freelance graphic designer?

I will need to upgrade my ASUS 27" 1080p Designo display sometime in the next year or so and am wondering what is the sweet spot between the one I have and the watering-eye-priced ones used by ...
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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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Switching 2 monitors plus a TV (and mouse and keyboard) to a PC and a MacBook Pro

I'm looking for a solution that can help me switch between using my MacBook Pro for work and my Windows 10 PC for play, using two desktop monitors and a TV. Ideally this would include a KVM to switch ...
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Monitor Arm Maxium Load

I'm looking at buying this monitor arm: Huanuo Dual Monitor Arm and it says it can hold about 20lbs. On that monitor arm I'd put the following monitors: Lenovo 34" 21:9 UW which is 13lbs w/o ...
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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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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?