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    [SOLVED] Can using an HDTV cause higher GPU temps?

    Hi, My question is pretty much what you read above. Since I've been PC gaming I've always used a 32" Sony 1080p HDTV (using an HDMI cable). Most games I play will run at a really nice temperature, most recently I've played games like Batman Arkham Knight for instance around the late 50's...
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    [SOLVED] Monitors lose HDMI signal for a few seconds. (Display port to HDMI cable)

    I recently purchased a pre-built computer with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card. I am using 2 ASUS VS248H monitors set to 1920 x 1080, 1080p native. They are connected via Displayport to HDMI cables. When viewing a site like Amazon Prime Video or Netflix or Spotify, the monitors will...
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    Question Trying to unlock 144hz on ASUS PG248Q

    Hello, I recently bought an ASUS ROG PG248Q 144hz gaming monitor on ebay and added it to my existing dual monitor setup. The other two are an ASUS PB238Q and a VH236H. They are both 60 hz monitors. The PB238Q is connected via HDMI and the VH236H is connected by DVI. The PG248Q is connected by...
  4. Theodwros Tenizis

    [SOLVED] Looking for some monitors..

    Hey guys, so as the title says i am looking to buy some new monitors. I need help from dudes than know displays better than me. So what i am trying to go for is a quad monitor setup. I currently have the PG348Q. The monitor is 3440x1440 100hz Gsync IPS. Stunning monitor in every way. I want...
  5. rounakr94

    Question Is this a normal level of IPS glow?

    The Monitor is a new 1.5 weeks old Benq GW2480 IPS 24" with a LG Display Panel (LG has bad service so skipped them this time). So is this a normal amount of IPS glow? In photo it looks a bit over exposed. There shouldn't be any backlit bleed as this has no bezels just black paint covering the...
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    Question The lower half of my screen turned purplish hue and dual displays icons

    I connected my 1080p TV screen to my GTX1050 through HDMI and all was going smooth until suddenly a purple line showed up at the half of the screen. The upper half works fine. The lower, however, shows stuff with a purplish hue or a green hue (depends on what's on display). Most words and icons...
  7. themiziko

    Question Best dual monitor setup in terms of ergonomics ?

    So I have 2 27' monitors with this same resolution. I saw 2 possible alignments of 2 monitor setup : One dominant monitor in front, and one on the side 2 monitors next to each other, and sitting int he middle. Which one is better ergonomically? or more popular?
  8. K

    Question Dual Monitor Setup

    I'm wondering if it's possible to use both monitors into one. Like watching netflix on both display combined(stretched from one side to the other). One of my monitors is connect through HDMI and the other is through a display port.
  9. Mörtti

    Question What if you have 240hz monitor

    If you have 240hz monitor does your system try to get 240fps harder than if you got only 144 or 60hz monitor? Im just interested and want to know how it works.
  10. TruPlague

    Question I need a second Monitor

    So I need a suggestion on a budget 1080p Monitor that will pair well with the Acer 23.8 Abid 1080p Monitor. Only looking for budget Options I've been trying to find one because I haven't seen an exact one like mine. So I may have to get one thats a different model maybe even a different brand.
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    [SOLVED] Is freesync working with nvidia GPUs?

    Hello everyone. I read somewhere that some freesync monitors can work like gsync with nvidia GPUs. Is that true. If yes can you tell me which monitors work like that? I have a gtx 1070 btw. Thanks in advance.
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    [SOLVED] Can I use a 144hz monitor with a 60hz monitor, while connecting them with different cables?

    Hello everyone! I have a quick question regarding a future purchase I will be making. So right now, I have a 60 Hz monitor, and I plan to buy a 144 hz one, and readjust my set up so that the 60 hz is my second monitor and my 144 hz is my main one. It seems like I should be able to do this...
  13. Penrose

    Question How durable are curved screen monitors?

    This may either be a really stupid question or not, depending on what you guys think, but my paranoia is urging me to ask you guys anyway. So yesterday I bought a 24” Samsung QLED Curved Monitor, (the CFG73) and I got the box and all and was putting in the boot of our car. I was being quite...
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    Question I need a monitor.

    Hello. I need a monitor to my gtx 1060 3gb, i5 7400, 16 ram pc. By budget is 350$. It would be perfect with a 2k, ips 144hz monitor, but I can downgrade on one or two of the specs. I need the monitor both for gaming and photo editing, 50/50. Thanks!
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    Question Can I set up a 3 monitor display with the following: ThinkPad P1 (laptop) + ThinkVision P27h 27" Monitor (x3, monitors) + Thunderbolt 230W dock?

    Hi all - I am looking to set up a 3-monitor system (where each screen is independent, and not just a mirror image of any other display) using my ThinkPad P1, connected to 3 ThinkVision P27h 27" Monitors using ThinkPads's Thunderbolt 230W dock (UK). Key questions are (links to the various...
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    [SOLVED] go for better display or better hardware

    Hello everyone I mainly play csgo and ocassionally some singleplayer games but focus is at csgo i have the following setup Motherboard : Asrock H81 VG4 R3.0 CPU : i5 4460 (stock cooler) GPU : R9 280x DCU II TOP Storage : Toshiba 500GB RAM : 8 GB Hyperx 1600MHz 1 stick PSU : Evga 600w 80+ White...
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    [SOLVED] can i play 2 game s with 2 gpus

    i need to know if its possible to use 2 windows os on one ryzen system 8 cores 16 threads with 2 diffrent amd gpus rx 570 and rx 580
  18. K

    Question 144Hz Flat or 144Hz Curved or 240Hz Flat?

    I just upgraded to a GTX 1070 from an RX 570 (and I currently use a Ryzen 5 1600) and am looking at getting a new monitor to get more value out of my GPU and a better experience overall for gaming. I have been using a 75Hz freesync monitor but want both a higher refresh rate as well as G-Sync...
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    Question BIZARRE Phenomenon in all my games with my GPU (Please Help)

    I'm not sure how to start this so I'll just jump straight into it. My games performance halves about 5 minutes into play, and alternates on and off from good performance and bad performance with streaks from 30 seconds up to 10 minutes. I have no idea why this is happening because it is...
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    Question Every time I plug in my second monitor both monitors loses signal from the computer

    Just to clear things up here are my specs: AMD A8-7600 MSI A78HM-E35 Mainboard 2x4gb HyperX Fury 1866mhz ddr3 Sapphire Pulse RX 570 4GB Thermaltake Litepower 550W PSU Acer 1440x900 Monitor Dell 1366x768 Monitor (Primary) Since both monitors only support VGA connectors I used an HDMI to VGA...
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    Question question about g sync/adaptive sync monitors

    I'm in the market for a new monitor and the smoothness of g sync is very enticing but I don't really like the idea of fluctuating FPS in games as most are 75hz and above and maintaining that frame rate would be difficult with my hardware. So I was wondering if you cap the frame rate at 60fps...
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    Question How do i do this?

    Hello! so i have an Asus G11CB and its connected to a Benq RLhm..45.. something through the HDMI port on the GPU iso. I also want to add a second display, an Acer 27” KG271C monitor. I posted a thread and we came to the conclusion that I should use a DP cable. Im not sure how to connect that...
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    Question How come video cards are not pre-built into monitors?

    If high end monitors requires the best video cards for optimal performance. If medium end monitors requires medium grade video cards for optimal performance. If low end monitors only requires lower end video cards for optimal performance. How come monitors dont just come with video cards GPUs...
  24. basha11

    Question Can we use amd freesync monitors with nvidia gpu? Acer VG271U model this is the specified monitor. Its Amd Freesync technology monitor & i have nvidia gpu which means i need gsync monitor as per my view. But, recently nvidia releasing some amd freesync...
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    Question All my games open at 120hz when I want it to be 144hz

    This might be the most stupid question you have ever encountered but here we go.... basically I bought my first ever 144hz monitor Dell S2419HGF, and it's all good, however, to achieve the full 144hz refresh rate you'll have to create a custom resolution in the nvidia control panel because it's...
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    [SOLVED] Is there any good monitors that look great in 1080p and decent in 720p?

    Hello, I'm a gamer on a budget with a gtx 1050 2GB and I'm not so good with monitors. Is there any good, affordable monitors that look great in 1920x1080p and decent in 720p in modern games? The reason should seem pretty obbvious having a GTX 1050. I'm looking for 720p to not look super...
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    Question Acer Nitro XV273K Gaming Monitor Review: 4K at 144Hz Gets Cheaper

    The Acer Nitro XV273K makes a few compromises to get its price under $1,000. But it still offers fantastic 4K gaming at 144Hz, along with the ability to connect to both FreeSync and G-Sync systems. Acer Nitro XV273K Gaming Monitor Review: 4K at 144Hz Gets Cheaper : Read more
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    Question What monitor should I get? Plz help

    So I have a rtx strix OC 2070 gpu and id like to get a monitor that is 27inch 1440p 144hz. Don’t mind it being curved ms can be 5-1 and roughly around $300-400. What are some good recommendations! And what are the pros and cons to those monitors.
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    Question Monitors have no signal in multi monitor setup but are detected by GPU

    The gpu is a gtx 1660ti I have tried uninstalling device but the monitors just keep flashing up with no signal, Like they detect some sort of signal but don't display, the monitors are 1440p 144hz and motherboard is Aourus x470 ,help is much appreciated, thanks. :) I have them arranged in a...
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    Question Monitor Becomes Fuzzy and Stops Working

    Hello everyone, I noticed when I came back to my computer after a break one of the monitors was fuzzy. By this I mean that it appears as if the details of every other line of pixels shifted one pixel to the right or that the image itself was copied and shifted over one pixel so that every...
  31. BobMcSmith

    [SOLVED] MSI Monitor Comparison Questions

    Hello! I recently purchased a new graphics card, and now I'm buying a 144hz monitor. I'm comparing 4 MSI monitors right now as they are all pretty cheap on Newegg. I'm just wondering what the main differences between them are, and which one is the "best." Thanks! Optix G24C Optix MAG24C Optix...
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    Question Backlight problems, smart ideas?

    Hello everyone, I want to share my problem and listen to your ideas. I purchased a new monitor and noticed a problem with the backlight, after long disputes with the seller, he sent monitor to the official AOC service in my country. In conclusion, it is stated that no defects were found ... I am...
  33. chibamarco

    Question Generic question. 1440p or 1080p?

    Hello, topkek! I have a question, and its in the title. (Screw you :D) Anywho, silly intro aside, here is the main stuff. I want to make an 1440p capable build, that can excel in 1080p if its needed, too. (Ryzen 5 2600 + RX Vega 56) So, lets say, if I can get an 1440p 75Hz / 1080p 144hz...
  34. byler47

    [SOLVED] Best GPU for 2560 x 1080 144hz?

    I'm looking at getting a 144hz ultrawide, I wanted to get a 2k 144hz monitor but I don't have the budget for that. I would like to know what the best GPU would be to where I could play AAA games on max with no drops below about 75-85 fps.
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    Question Why am I able to set 1280x960 resolution on 1440x900 monitor?

    Why am I able to set 1280x960 and 1280x1024 resolutions in windows and games by default when my monitor can only support 900 vertical pixels? I'm just curious why. The monitor Is ASUS VW193D
  36. abryant

    Review Dell UltraSharp U4919DW Monitor Review: Two 27-inch QHD Screens in One

    Tired of the bezel line between your two 27-inch QHD screens? The Dell UltraSharp U4919DW is the perfect solution. It’s a gently curved 49-inch panel with 5120x1440 resolution and precise color. Read more here. CHRISTIAN EBERLE @ceberle Christian Eberle is a Contributing Editor for Tom's...
  37. K

    Question Would the GeForce RTX 2070 8GB run two wide monitors well?

    Was wondering how two 24-27” monitors would run with the RTX 2070 and around what FPS could it run the latest games? Thanks!
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    Question Suggestions please

    Hey! can someone suggest a good curved/ultrawide/normal 144hz+ 1ms monitor that is great for gaming and affordable under a decent budget?
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    Question Adaptive Sync compatibility?

    I plan on building my first gaming PC soon and I have my eyes set on an RTX 2080, but I also have two different ultrawides I really want as well; they seem to be a great deal IMO. My question is how will I know if my two monitors will work with adaptive sync or not? I've heard that all monitors...
  40. abryant

    Review BenQ PD2700U 4K HDR Monitor Review: Pro-Level Accuracy, Attractive Price

    When you need a monitor with unfailing color accuracy, you generally turn to professional monitors, with their factory-certified calibrated screens, heavy-duty build quality and lofty price tags. But our testing has uncovered some diamonds in the rough. Some monitors can deliver everything a...