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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 it into a laptop to increase productivity. I would ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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