Forum discussion tagged with Monitors.
  1. jjdrummer720

    Question Why is my computer turning on but peripherals and monitors are unresponsive?

    I had just powered down my system after using it like normal. The next day, I try powering on the system but only the PC turns on (LED lights turn on and fans spin). I have double checked the monitors, unplugged everything from the PC, reseated the memory, and tried resetting the CMOS battery...
  2. H

    Question How to get dual thunderbolt monitors working ?

    Building a new PC and I'm having issues using dual LG UltraFine 5K thunderbolt monitors. I can only get one monitor working at a time. I'm using an ASUS Prime Z690-A montherboard, ThunderboltEX 4 expansion card, and Quadro RTX 4000 GPU. The Nvidia control panel list both monitors but only...
  3. 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...
  4. D

    Question One monitor losing input, dropping out in extended displays setting?

    Hi all, posted this a few days ago with no help, I'll try here in the monitor section to see if anyone has had a similar issue running two monitors in extended mode. Current components: CPU: Ryzen 7 1700 GPU: MSI Radeon RX 580 RAM: ADATA 16GB DDR4 3200 MHz PSU: Thermaltake Smart 750W 80+ Bronze...
  5. 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...
  6. Five_fat_Kids

    Question 240hz Monitor only displaying 120?

    So I recently just ordered the AOC C27G2ZE, It goes up to 240hz and I have it plugged in via display port to my pc. In my nvidia control panel It only gives me the option to go up to 120hz. I decided to make a forum because I cannot find out anywhere else online if my components are compatible...
  7. B

    Question montiors

    Any suggestions on the monitor configurations to buy when going with a new computer. The 1920 * 1080 are signifcantly cheaper than the monitors with higher resolution. Will the 1920 *1080 just get left behind? The same 27inch monitor that has 2560 * 1440 costs almost double. I suppose my...
  8. T

    [SOLVED] ETA on reasonable Monitor Prices?

    So for the 32" 144hz 4k market, we're starting to see some products come out. However, the most affordable option is the $1000 Which does not have HDR 600. That brings us to the Asus line up, which is just ridiculously priced atm...
  9. P

    Question 4 Monitors To Choose From Please Help

    Hello guys so i decided to upgrade from my samsung 60hz i have been using for the last 7 years :eek: to 144hz so those are the options available in my region and i really watched reviews and couldn't still decide which one is the best so i thought i could use your help guys ASUS TUF GAMING...
  10. J

    [SOLVED] My monitor wont give me 120hz option

    ive basically tried everything im using the rocketfish 4ft 120hz high speed cable the ACER GN246HL monitor and i have an RTX 2070 graphics card with the drivers fully updated if anyone has help plz ive been troubleshooting for about a week now
  11. kangaxx

    [SOLVED] Which of these two monitors have better color reproduction?

    Data by manufacturers: MSI Optix MAG272CQR - 90 % DCI-P3 , 100 % SRGB AOC AGON AG273QX - 90 % ADOBE RGB (CIE 1931), 121 % SRGB (CIE 1931), 85 % NTSC (CIE 1931) In some reviews, I have read that the MSI one doesnt have very good colors without calibration (I always use default settings). Also I...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 3 3200G And 2k Monitors

    Hi, This is my system: Ryzen 3 3200G ASUS A320M-K 16GB RAM 256GB SSD 1TB HDD My current monitor is LG E1940 (720p). I'm planning to buy a monitor with a good colour gamut and good factory calibration. I've chosen the BenQ PD2500Q (1440p).😋 My doubt: Will my CPU be able to handle this...
  13. V

    [SOLVED] I've had my monitor plugged in my motherboard these past 4 years, how little of my GPU have I been using?

    Basically I just upgraded my GPU from an RX480 to a RTX3060. And today as I was plugging everything back in I wondered : "Where should I plug my monitor? In my graphics card or my motherboard?" And when I googled it my heart sank. All this time I had been using my integrated graphics and I...
  14. setopolis

    Question Low resolution on 1080p displays

    The weirdest thing happened to my pc a few days ago I thought I would reinstall cod modern warfare and play it again when it downloads it said that "The recommended settings have changed since you last played call of duty it will change your system settings but not your controls" I have seen...
  15. P

    [SOLVED] Weird stuck pixels

    I just bought a new ips monitor (MSI Optix G273QF). And I have two stuck pixels. Weird thing is that they work normal if only one color is on the screen, they only turn red when there is a red or white pixel vertically above them and . Im kind of panicking right now and i just hope it willl fix...
  16. Bessel Raj

    Question How to setup external monitor for my HP 15" CE062 TX Laptop using a docking station?

    Hi all. I have an HP laptop, bought in 2018, 15"CE062TX. I also have docking station given to me from work which is the Dell WD19 180W Docking Station (130W Power Delivery) USB-C, HDMI, Dual DisplayPort, Black. I want to use my personal laptop with this docking station to output the display...
  17. L

    [SOLVED] Separate monitor displays with tv displays

    I ordered an oled tv to play on and I’ll be connecting it to my pc build. I currently have two monitors connected at all times. I will always have the tv connected as well but I don’t want it always displaying on the tv. Is it possible to have my pc switch between displaying on just the two...
  18. M

    [SOLVED] Multiple monitors to multiple computers

    I have 3 monitors connected to my gaming pc, one uses hdmi and runs at 120hz the next uses dvi and and runs at 144hz and the third uses display port and runs at 240hz. I recently got a macbook pro with 2 USB-c slots. I'd like to be able to use all 3 monitors with both systems. Is there a...
  19. 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...
  20. A

    Question Gpu disconnects after less than an hour of usage

    hello! i've been facing a problem with my graphics card where after less than an hour of usage the gpu suddenly disconnects, this problem has been plaguing me for months with no any solution, the gpu has worked for me flawlessly for more than a year, but for no reason it started to work for 30-...
  21. John P Stone

    [SOLVED] My BIOS won't show graphic setting for a second monitor

    Hi, I have an -already tested- monitor with a VGA port that I'd like to use as second screen, the only way to use it is connect it to the motherboard; because my dedicated graphic card has only HDMI and DVI (and I'm not willing to buy adapters or whatsoever). I tried allowing multiple-monitors...
  22. TTVBTW

    Question 3 monitors 2 computers. Switch?

    Hello, I am looking for something that can switch 3 monitors from one pc to the next. I don’t want the pc’s to be sharing the monitors. Right now I have a switch that can do 2 monitors but I want one that can do 3. One of the monitors is 1080p 240hz so that needs to be conpatible. The other 2...
  23. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Monitor buying advice, upgrade to 27" 1440p 144Hz

    Hi! Right now I have Samsung Qled 27" 1080p 144Hz ( LC27FG73FQUXEN ) monitor and I want to know if its worth it to upgrade to an 27" 1440p 144Hz monitor. Is the clarity much better in person? Im eyeballing Samsung Odyssey G5, but I´m not sure if the colors will be bad since it isn´t a Qled...
  24. RedKnight26

    Question Other applications hide when launching games ?

    I just got a new 4k tv, and it seems like almost everything on my pc has stopped working correctly. I've found workarounds for most issues, but this is one I can't find one for. Whenever I launch most games, applications open on my other monitors disappear, showing only my desktop wallpaper...
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    [SOLVED] HELP! Curved 165Hz 27" gaming monitors

    Hello, I was hoping some of the smart people of Tom's Hardware could help me choose/find the differences between these 2 curved monitors. MSI Optix 27" FHD 165Hz 4ms GTG Curved VA LCD FreeSync Gaming Monitor (MAG270CR)...
  26. JojoErik

    Question How to fix monitor screem

    Hello, today i spot these white screen flickers. How to fix? it scares me. Ty. for your reply
  27. D

    [SOLVED] Framerates, Monitors, Pixel Density

    Will an RTX 2070 get the same frame rates on a 27" 1440p 144hz screen as it would get on a 32" 1440p 144hz screen, just with less pixel density? or does the increased real estate of screen surface area (+5") cost me some framerates? Hypothetically speaking, other than size, they are identical...
  28. danishsultan007

    [SOLVED] Dell P2419H vs Benq GW2480T

    I wanted to buy a budget pivot monitor. I have two options in mind, Dell P2419H and Benq GW2480T. Both are almost similar but i want to choose the best from these. Also if any other options in recommendations, do let me know. Thank you!
  29. H

    Question Monitor hurting my eyes, best settings?

    Hello there, I have been using philips monitors all my life and I didn't have any problems while using them, my previous monitor was a PHILIPS 223V5LHSB2 And I have recently upgraded to an ACER SA220QA But my eyes are constantly hurting and I am narrowing my eyes constantly, as I said I...
  30. drosehill

    Question Electrical interference blacks out the monitor. Does it damage circuits?

    I have a three monitor array hooked up to a UPS. I also have electric blinds in my home office. Whenever I move the blinds up/down when my computer is in operation, one of the monitors goes black momentarily. It is always the same monitor and the one that is closest to the blinds — although...
  31. xCqt_

    Question I can't connect my ps4 to my monitor

    Hi My monitor dosen't have an hdmi port so i had to buy a dvi-d - hdmi cable And my monitors res is 1680x1050 which is 16:10 well the problem is when i connect my ps4 to the monitor it says no signal Also my monitors model is : AOC 230Vw+ pleassseeeee help me
  32. D

    [SOLVED] Dual monitors for multitasking

    Hello everyone! I want to get a second monitor for drawing,youtube/netflix and to help with multitasking,coding etc.Right now I own a Asus VG248QE 24"( The second monitor I would like to have nice colors(most important)...
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    [SOLVED] 3rd monitor recommendations?

    Hello everyone! I have a gtx 1070ti GPU, and a 27'' Asus MG279Q monitor for gaming. I do work on the computer as well and needed more screen space, so I bought a cheap benq monitor to go alongside it (BenQ GW2760HS, 1920x1080 24''). I really need more space, even still. I am considering...
  34. B

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade to a 1440p IPS 144hz monitor with gsync

    Heads up as this is a long post (See the TL;DR at bottom if you wish to skip the heavy line of text) Hello people of the internet, so lately I been thinking of upgrading my monitor. I currently have two ASUS V248QE Monitors (1080p, 144Hz, TN Panel, NO GSYNC/FREESYNC) and they're great. I owned...
  35. S

    Question Which monitor should i buy

    Well as the title says,im having a doubt which gaming monitor i should get for myself,i gotta choose between Asus VG278QF,AOC C27G1,AOC 27G2U? Not really an expert in display area,so any help is welcome :)
  36. T

    Question Monitors/Display Not Starting on PC Boot (+Other weird problems)

    So I've got several weird issues going on and I'm really stumped as to what the problem could be. I'm going to try to list them out here and see if you guys have any ideas. Important to note before I begin, all of the components are mostly new (less than 1 yr old) and the MOBO and PSU are brand...
  37. PsychicShadow

    Question 3 monitors causes main monitor to go black once in a while

    to start of im a pc-technician and have done all the standard things check cables different dp cable different hdmi cable whenever i plug in my 3rd monitor the main monitor will go black every once in a while for only a couple of seconds especially in games, main monitor is 144 Hz dont know if...
  38. Rockyb11

    [SOLVED] 1440p 144hz

    Hey everyone, I've been recently upgrading all of my computer components and peripherals due to having lots of spare cash (federal stimulus). I have upgraded to a Ryzen 9 3900X and 2070 Super to get into 1440p gaming. I've had the same 100hz 1080p IPS for years and am a bit out of the monitor...
  39. Netsurfer733

    Question What monitors can show two computers on one screen besides LG?

    I've been inspired by Linus' video here: View: I have a work laptop and a gaming PC, and would like to get an ultrawide monitor to best accomodate them both. This would be a heck of an upgrade. However, it seems...
  40. H

    Question Monitors go black, but PC stays on

    I’ve been having this problem for weeks now and have tried everything. Randomly while gaming, but sometimes while just idle, my monitors (and this happened even with just one monitor) randomly powered off and said they lost signal and wouldn’t power on until I restarted the PC. The PC stayed on...