Dual Monitor

Forum discussion tagged with Dual Monitor.
  1. Gatesssss

    Question Can RTX 2060 run dual monitor at different refresh rate?

    I recently bought a brand new FHD 165Hz monitor, and I have a seconday FHD 60hz monitor. I have a Ryzen 5 5600X, so I can't plug the second one to my mobo. My question is on the title of the thread: the RTX 2060 would be able to run both monitors (165hz by DisplayPort and 60Hz by HDMI) with the...
  2. H

    Question My PC loses power and shuts off when using 2 monitors.

    So my main issue is trying to watch a stream on one monitor while playing a game on the other. My hardware is almost all new, even replacing my old power source because I thought that was the issue. What happens is I would start a stream in my one monitor and play any sort of game in my second...
  3. O

    Question Dual monitor stutter and unstable PC ?

    I've been on dual monitors for a long time. Finally decided to upgrade/build a new pc and upgrade 1 monitor to 4k. My old intel system could run dual 1080p 144hz monitors super smooth. As soon as I built the new system and got the new monitor (4k 60hz), it's not nearly as stable as the intel...
  4. pedrodi2121

    Question My PC won't display 2 monitors at the same time, please help

    So, about a month ago i was having some problems with my pc such as not turning on, I changed my motherboard and my power suply, before all of this happened, I used to use a dual monitor setup, one hdmi cable going into the gpu and another hdmi with a dvi-d adapter also to the same gpu, when my...
  5. n0tr1m

    Question Both monitors turn off and on repeatedly when playing games ?

    I have this problem where both of my monitors turn off and on repeatedly in a short period whenever I'm playing games. My main monitor is a fairly new LG LED monitor, while the second one is quite an old Samsung LED monitor. However, when I'm not playing video games, both of my monitors work...
  6. T

    Question How can I set two separate custom scaling settings for my two monitors?

    Hi I recently bought a 2560 x 1440 monitor and I find the 100% scaling too small, however when I changed the scaling to 125% some apps would appear blurry e.g Asus Suite 3. I found when I went in advanced scaling settings and set a custom scaling of 120%, the monitor was no longer blurry...
  7. fitzgerald oliver

    [SOLVED] Dual monitors not detected ?

    i have 2 monitors with single vga output but my vga GPU (gigabyte gtx 550 ti oc), only have 2 dvi and 1 mini hdmi port. so i decided to buy 2 piece of vga to dvi converter and connect them all together. but when i power up the computer the display only showed up on one monitor and can't even...
  8. A

    [SOLVED] PC doesn't see second monitor after turning on ?

    I had 1 monitor for a while with HDMI -> HDMI adapter. I bought a second monitor few days ago, connected it with DP -> HDMI adapter (because I only have 1 HDMI port), everything was fine, it got connected and working. I turned off the PC, and then turn it on and only new monitor works, my old...
  9. Azeuz

    Question PC acting weird with 2 monitors plugged in. (Rare issue, not like any other I can find.)

    Hey, I was wondering if someone might know why this is happening, can't find any thread on it... (Sorry if this is the wrong section) I have a newly built PC that works perfectly.... Except when I try to boot with multiple displays! If I have 2 displays connected when booting it doesn't detect...
  10. naclmachine

    Question Is it possible to make two external monitors act as one ultrawide?

    With my new company we are using chrome remote desktop in order to connect to a strong local computer for 3D drafting work. I want to use the full screen application over 2 screens but there is no support for this. What I am wondering if it is possible is to set the two screens to act as 1...
  11. Kamykaze2019

    Question No signal after boot, not detecting monitor on display port

    Hello! So I have a problem when I connect a philips monitor to my pc with a hdmi to display-port. When the pc starts is shows the motherboard boot scene but when it goes to windows it says no signal. I tried to connect 2 monitors to my video card(rtx 2070), one to hdmi and the other to display...
  12. ZiousT

    Question Dual Monitor displays going black during gaming ?

    This is a brand new rig I put together and ordered through Cyberpower PC, and so far this issue has been an on and off problem I'd love to get solved. Both of my monitors will all of a sudden stop receiving signal from my computer, but the entire thing will be running like normal, as will my...
  13. E

    Question Steam window only keeps opening on primary monitor

    Hi, I've got a two monitor setup and every single program I use regularly opens on the monitor and location I closed it at - only Steam (usually on second screen, not maximised) keeps opening maximised on the primary monitor since a few weeks ago (curiously the Steam friends window remembers its...
  14. orinorin

    [SOLVED] Can my old VGA port dell monitor be used as a second screen?

    I have a very old 1600x900 Dell LCD monitor. It doesn't have HDMI nor Displayport, it only has a VGA port. My main monitor is Asus VP249QGR, it has display port HDMI and VGA. Can I somehow use that monitor as a second monitor? My GPU is a GTX1060.
  15. Z

    [SOLVED] Dual monitor, will using DVI instead of VGA fix DRM issue

    I have GA-H81M-S gigabyte motherboard, i5-4460, Corsair VS650, Gigabyte nVidia GT 740 graphics card and two 8GB HyperX HX318C10F/8 memory stick. I have dual monitor setup (both LG 22MP68VQ), connected over HDMI and VGA. Problem is when I try to watch DRM protected content on let's say on...
  16. rhsojitra

    [SOLVED] Dual Monitors vs Ultrawide Monitor with GTX 960 4GB

    Hi, I am planning a dual monitor setup for level designing in Unreal Engine which I started recently. I had one confusion regarding the setup on whether to go for an extra monitor and make a dual monitor setup of 1920x1080 monitors or get an LG ultrawide 3440x1440 monitor to work with my GTX 960...
  17. Grimmbo

    Question PC crashes when second monitor is plugged in ?

    Up untill about a few weeks ago My setup ran just fine with dual monitors, but then it just randomly hard crashes the whole computer as if its struggling to run. It seems to only crash when i boot up a game though. even one as low as roblox will just hard crash it. I can have as many windows of...
  18. Bold Darkened

    [SOLVED] How do i set up multi screen display

    So my old computer was an all in one office computer and i could just plug an HDMI into it and have it extend out to that second display. But i recently build a gaming pc from scratch and bought a new monitor and i have no idea what to buy so i can have dual screens. All of the splitters I've...
  19. N

    Question Dual monitors problem ?

    When im plugging second monitor both monitor turns black after 15 sec (no signal mode) and when im restarting the pc, the gpu is off. Also im using vga to hdmi cable for second monitor. my pc has only 2 port for monitors. How can i fix that? PC SPECS: GPU: RX 580 8GB Nitro++ CPU:I5 9400F...
  20. supereena

    Question Two 144hz monitors only showing 65 fps when extended, but 144 fps when duplicated

    I just bought a second 144hz monitor. Both monitors are set to 144hz but when i set multiple displays to 'Extend these displays', 'Show only 1' or 'Show only 2' it only shows 65 fps on UFO test. However, when i set it to 'Duplicate these displays' they both show 144 fps. Does anyone know why...
  21. xphylum

    Question Second Monitor Not Detected After Using Wireless Display

    Hi, I have been using 2 monitors with my setup for years now, and just today I tried to use window 10's built in wireless display projection (since I have a Wifi-Capable motherboard) and it worked, but only on the monitor that is now seemingly undetected according to windows after I turned off...
  22. N

    Question Can I run this 75 Hz monitor at 60 Hz in extended mode with a laptop?

    Hi, I have a HP Dv6t-7000 Quad edition laptop running Win 7 with a 2nd monitor in extended mode. The GPU is Nvidia GT 650m in optimus with Intel HD 4000. So for a better part of 10 years, I have been running with a Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM and it ran beautifully at 1920x1080x60Hz. I am...
  23. D

    [SOLVED] Problem with dual monitor setup

    Sorry For My Bad English. This is My First PC Build. I Don't Have Much Knowledge About Computers.I Have Rx 5500xt 8GB. The Graphics Card Has 1 HDMI Port and 3 Display Ports. I Have 22 inch Two Monitors(Let's Take It As A and B). One Connected To HDMI Port and Other One Connected to Display Port...
  24. G

    Question Need advice on placement of dual monitors

    I was wondering that if i buy another monitor for 4k gaming ,should i sit it next to my existing monitor or above it? Because if i keep it next to my existing one I won't have to move my peripherals again and again which might not be possible . But if i put new monitor above existing one, how...
  25. A

    [SOLVED] Dual Monitor VESA Mount but with Space between monitors

    Hello, I have recently assembled a desktop for my wife and am faced with an uncommon situation. As you can see, I have one set up on a sturdy wooden table and another on (at least for now) a flimsier plastic one. The plastic wobbles too much even with minimal force and I don't want the monitor...
  26. Dijoxin

    [SOLVED] Connecting dual monitors

    I am just wondering how to connect a second monitor to my 980ti graphics card since there is only one DVI-I port. Would I have to connect the new monitor to the motherboard? Or can I simply get an adapter for the 980ti to convert to HDMI? Just my first time setting up dual monitors so a little...
  27. M

    [SOLVED] Can you have 2 monitors with one using the gpu and one using the motherboard

    So when i built my first computer like 5 years ago my dad bought me a monitor as a gift, the problem is that the monitor only has a VGA connection and a year or 2 ago i bought an asus monitor with HDMI connection and i know absolutely nothing about displays but i've recently upgraded my computer...
  28. D

    [SOLVED] 28inch monitor doesnt go well with a 23inch

    I have a 23inch monitor that is set on 1920 x 1080 (apps and text size 100%). And recently I added a 28inch 4k monitor that is set on 3840 x 2160 (apps and text size 150%). As I connected the new big monitor, I realized its text and content are so small compared to the other 23inch monitor. Of...
  29. P

    [SOLVED] Asus Sabertooth Z77 Motherboard Dual Monitor Support??

    I have a desktop with an Asus Sabertooth A77 mobo that I built a few years back. People seem to indicate that dual monitor support will work when using both integrated displayport and hdmi ports. I have updated the BIOS to (latest found) V2004 and turned on iGPU Multi-Monitor in the BIOS. I...
  30. S

    Question Screen goes black.

    Hey everyone, first off, i want to wish everyone a happy and healthy 2021! Now for my issue, i have been struggling with this issue for months now, tried everything i know off but can't figure this problem out. September last year i bought a pre-built PC (yes, i know) with an i9 and 3080 GPU...
  31. Onl1X

    [SOLVED] Problem with dual monitor

    When both monitors are connected with my graphics card monitors don't work properly, but when I unplug one of them second monitor works normally. Watch the video
  32. N

    [SOLVED] Rx 580 - PC turns off when I plug second monitor

    Hey guys, my problem is simple: I have a rx 580 sapphire 8gb that works fine, but when I plug another monitor it works for 30 secs and then my pc reboots and stop working. I dont know what to do, my friend just gave me his old monitor and I wanted to use it with my current monitor. I already...
  33. N

    Question How do I get my GPU using both HDMI and DisplayPort outputs?

    Have two monitors each plugged into a HDMI and display port on a ASUS TUF GTX 1650 4gb gpu, but only one monitor displays, the second won't pick up signal. Both outputs and monitors work as tested individually, no loose cables, on right settings and gpu says it can display 3 monitors. They are...
  34. S

    [SOLVED] Dual Monitor Issues - Acer GN246HL to HP w2558hc

    Hello looking for some help! I'm trying to connect a second monitor HPw2558hc to my Acer GN246HL. Acer monitor is connected to Graphics Card via DVI to HDMI. Trying to connect HP monitor to Acer via HDMI. On the HP monitor it states there is no signal on any of the outputs (HDMI #1, HDMI #2...
  35. Steveo689

    Question 4 month old nzxt issues

    NZXT H510 (White) AMD Wraith Prism MSI B450 TOMAHAWK GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 2070 Super WINDFORCE OC 3X 8G AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core 3.6GHz 600W Bronze PSU Team T-FORCE Vulcan Z 16GB (2 x 8GB) 3200MHz Intel 660p (1.0 TB) MSI MS-B905C WIFI ASUS VG278QR 27" 1080P 165Hz Adaptive Sync Monitor...
  36. medvesajtification

    [SOLVED] Can I output a second desktop with separate sound to a second screen?

    I would like to watch movies from my PC on my TV via HDMI, while I use the PC normally (ie. fullscreen games) on my monitor via DisplayPort. Is this possible within the standard Windows 10 functionality, or through some workaround? Thanks a lot in advance.
  37. R

    [SOLVED] Can I use an HDMI splitter on my PC's video card to get a dual monitor setup?

    So that I can stream video on one screen while browsing the internet on the other? Thanks for your time!
  38. S

    [SOLVED] 27" 1080p monitor any good just for browsing?

    Hey there! Just a quick question but I was wondering if anyone had any experience having a second monitor that was 27 inches with a resolution of 1080p. My current, main, monitor is 27" and 2560x1440. They would both have the same refresh rate. I'm aware of the scaling differences and the...
  39. Jawadss

    [SOLVED] how do you turn on onboard graphics

    Hey guys! I builded a new rig yesterday and got my self 2 monitors i connected the first monitor to the graphics card with an HDMI cable and connected the second one with an HDMI to the motherboard the first one seems to work good but the second one has no signal i tried to find a soloution and...
  40. DevilTiger009

    [SOLVED] Not able to setup Dual Monitor.

    Hello Group, I am not able to set up a dual monitor. My configuration is: Motherboard - Asus Prime B350-Plus Processor - AMD Ryzen 5 1600, 3200 MHz GPU - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti RAM - 8*2 GB I tried my best to find IGPU in motherboard Bios but didn't found anything. Currently, I'm...