Questions tagged [multiple-monitors]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Monitor Blackouts

I have two Samsung displays connected to my PC. Just lately, there have been many occurrences (some times several per day) of both screens blacking-out for a few seconds when I try to run a new task. ...
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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 ...