Second Monitor

Forum discussion tagged with Second Monitor.
  1. T

    Question Setting a certain resolution on a second monitor

    I am attempting to connect a second monitor to my laptop in order to extend the display. This second monitor has a resolution of 1920x1080. However, I am unable to select this resolution in the Display Menu. It is worth noting that the laptop's built-in monitor also has a resolution of...
  2. Scatard

    Question The games I play have fps drops when recording on obs which is in the second monitor

    Hello! I have a problem, when I record on Obs my game has little fps drops which are pretty noticeable. I play on my primary monitor which is 165hz and the obs itself is recording the primary monitor but on my second monitor, which is 60hz. In every game, the fps drops occur. And when I hit...
  3. testeras

    Question Crappy IGPU as second monitor, good idea?

    2 monitors 75hz 1280x1024 19 inches. 1 is sitting in room and collecting dust, has black color burn in. Should I connect it with my igpu, its hd 2000, will it be capable of basic browsing and youtube or a waste of power. Also how much ram should i allocate to it if im gonna use it. Both monitors...
  4. M

    Question VA as a second monitor?

    Looking to get a second monitor for media consumption and was interested in VA monitors for the contrast ratio. I rotate my monitor frequently, so I was wondering how VA panels look when rotated 90 degrees. Would the colors still shift even if it's facing straight towards me?
  5. Tomerv5

    Question Problem with second monitor

    I have two monitors connected to my computer. The main one works properly and the second one, when I turn it on, would go black. When I unplug the power cable and the hdmi cable and put the power cable back, turn the screen on and only then connect the hdmi cable, it would work but without these...
  6. Elixs

    Question Second monitor not being detected anymore

    So since the beginning of the pandemic last year I've been using an old monitor as a second monitor. After six months, the monitor wouldn't just turn on with the computer, but it would turn on eventually, like when I start to play a game or something like that. But since last Saturday (March...
  7. T

    [SOLVED] Riddle Me This - Second Monitor Only Displays Static ?

    Hopefully the video below can provide good insight as to the issue I am trying to solve in getting a secondary monitor to be recognized and working in Win10. Drivers have been updated, rolled back, updated again, new cables, tested video adapter, numerous restarts, changed Hz settings and...
  8. D

    [SOLVED] My PC wont connect when I have a second screen plugged in.

    Let me start by saying my computer knowledge is basic. With that being said I recently bought a second monitor for my cyberpowerpc. When I hook it up to the computer with either a HDMI or display port cable I lose connection to my router but as soon as I unplug it from my computer I almost...
  9. G

    [SOLVED] Second monitor not detecting.

    System Specs: B450 Pro4 motherboard Ryzen 5 1600AF GeForce 1660 Super Windows 10 Monitor i'm trying to connect is an HP 23es. What i've tried is: Used HDMI and VGA cords. Both work as i've tested them elsewhere. Clicking on detect Windows Key + P to change the option needed Updated/Rollback...
  10. fRc_Lt

    [SOLVED] 1080p main 1440p second

    Hey . Few weeks ago my second monitor died on me. Today i was thinking to buy new one , but got to that point where should i go for 1440p 60hz second or just buy 1080p second At the moment my main monitor is 144hz TN panel (BENQ XL2411P) . Plus will it be comfortable working with two...
  11. Sproo

    Question Why is my second monitor black but screenshots works fine?

    My monitor stopped working one day. It works for a few seconds when i turn it off and then on but then goes back to black. What I've noticed is that when i screenshot it actually shows my monitor. Is the display broken or might it be my gpu? Have in mind that my monitor is pretty old, around 15...
  12. X

    [SOLVED] 240hz Display locked at 144hz refresh rate.. Help?

    Hi, I recently bought a 240hz 1440p monitor, alongside a Thunderbolt3 -> DP1.4 cable to support the bandwidth requirements. I wanted to power it with this gtx1070 fitted gaming laptop. I plugged it in, set it up, but the monitor is locked at 144hz refresh rate, because the laptop shoved it...
  13. A

    [SOLVED] Second monitor recognizes laptop input, then sleeps

    I have a second monitor I use to extend the desktop on my laptop. It previously worked fine, but now it recognizes the laptop's input and sleeps after displaying the extended top for a second or two. I have tried unplugging the monitor, checking cable connections, and restarting the laptop...
  14. arifinsiam

    Question Second Monitor says "out of range"

    Got Lenovo ideapad 300 laptop, intel hd graphics 520 and AMD R5 M330, win10 and second display LG 22mk600. Connected through HDMI cable. Everything was working just fine, I could use second display with my laptop. But suddenly my second monitor is not working, it says "out of range". No matter...
  15. ICameon

    [SOLVED] Which monitor should I buy next?

    My old second monitor, which I have been using for around eight years, just blacked out and is completely broken, (yes I tested to see if it was the cord or the outlet), and now I need a new one! I am taking suggestions for a new second monitor with a budget of $300. I use my main for gaming...
  16. J

    Question BSOD while playing league on second monitor

    Hi, i have a laptop, acer nitro 5 an515 52 connected to my asus vg248qe with a hdmi to displayport cable, providing 144hz. When i play league, righ when the game is about to start, my laptop get a bsod saying "video scheduler internal error", it restarts and then the game runs fine. Every other...
  17. R

    Question Do I need a Surface USB-C to Displayport adapter?

    Hi All, At work we have a Surface Pro 7 that we want to connect to a second display. I know I need a USB-C to Display-port/HDMI adapter to run the monitor but is there any difference between getting the $65 adapter from Microsoft...
  18. J

    Question Project to Second Screen not working

    Hi all, I have a TV set up as a second monitor for my PC so I can watch Netflix, youtube etc. I generally have this display turned off and used to use the project to second screen to duplicate the display onto the TV. Recently however the project to second monitor function has not been...
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    Question The computer can't handle two monitors

    Hi everyone, i have a sapphire rx 570 pluse gpu and i bought another monitor but the proplem is when i install the two monitors it work for a bet then the pc stops working, the two monitors work on HDMI so is this the issue? I mean shoud i use another input for the other monitor? first monitor...
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    [SOLVED] The PC stops working if two monitors install

    So I upgrade my graphics card from 9400 gt to Rx 570. I have two monitors and when I was using the 9400 gt it was working perfectly but since I change the graphics card the two monitors works for a bit then both of them shows a black screen. But if I install only one monitor it works perfectly...
  21. J

    Question Second monitor randomly disconnects

    I recently got a second monitor (ASUS VP249HR), and it has started to randomly disconnect from my computer. I think it has been doing this since I first got it, but it has been happening more and more frequently. I can fix the problem temporarily by unplugging the HDMI and plugging it back in...
  22. T

    [SOLVED] DVI-D Dual Link Splitter showing the same image on both monitors!

    Hi guys. Recently I bought the same monitor as I have now, so I could have two matching monitors. I started out with connecting my second monitor with a DVI-D Dual Link cable to my motherboard. It worked, but I couldn't get 144hz. My main monitor is connected to my graphics card and I can run...
  23. B

    [SOLVED] Connecting a second monitor

    So I wanted to connect a second monitor to my PC, I can't use the motherboard hdmi port 'cause my CPU doesn't have integrated graphics. My GPU is a GTX 1050 ti and it only has one HDMI port. And my question is: If I use an adaptor DVI to HDMI would it work without needing to do anything else...
  24. H

    [SOLVED] my second monitor dont work :

    my second monitor dont work : Hey guys, so I've bought a gtx1060 and I'm attempting to run a dual monitor setup. so i have 3 display ports , one HDMI and one DVI port on the graphic card , now my first monitor i have a hdmi cable to hdmi port it work fine , second monitor is a vga monitor so i...
  25. L

    Question Second monitor is black but 1st monitor works.

    My second monitor stays black but my first monitor is working just fine. The cable is fine over tried it on another monitor and ive tried to turn the monitor on on a different pc... Also doesn't work. The weird thing is that the settings do not display on my screen when i press the button on my...
  26. K

    [SOLVED] Choosing second monitor

    Hello I am looking for buying second monitor with a budget about 150 euro or 100 dollars. I will be working on it, programming also I would be playing games some times. My GPU is Radeon RX580 8GB. My first monitor is Acer v226HQL. For now I am thinking of buying Acer Nitro QG271bii.
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    Question Second monitor connected to iGPU kills game performance on dGPU driven main display.

    Hi all, So I have run into an interesting issue that I wonder does anybody have any experience in resolving. I have an older monitor kicking around (some LG not sure what model it is) that only has a VGA input. My GTX1070Ti has no VGA output, however my motherboard's on board integrated GPU...
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    Question Second monitor is not detected

    I bought an HDMI splitter and my second monitor is not detected or showing up as a separate monitor on the 'multiple displays' or 'advanced settings'. I've tried to do the project to extend and updating my drivers on the display adapters and made sure both my monitors are at 60hz. Is there a way...
  29. M

    Question Can my computer handle a second monitor?

    Hello! I'm wondering can my PC handle a second monitor. Specs: CPU - Intel i5-4570 GPU - Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Gaming Edition 4G RAM - 8GB Thanks
  30. H

    Question When playing in fullscreen, second monitor glitches out.

    This is an issue I encounter every other day now. I am gaming on a Dell S2716DG and my second monitor is an Asus VP279. I have had both of these monitors working perfectly since last December. The issue presents itself when loading up a game (I've tried multiple different ones). If the game is...
  31. F

    [SOLVED] Second monitor is blank

    I bought a cheap used monitor (ViewSonic VA926 to be specific) for school purposes, but when I try to connect it to my laptop the external monitor is blank. Yes, : Windows does detect it and it shows up in display settings. It shows up in device manager as well. I have all the drivers up to...
  32. icynicalb

    GTX 1070 Firestrike Low Score

    Recently I ran a 3dmark firestrike benchmark and got a score of 13,793. I've seen other people with my same components getting 15.3k or more. What could be the issue? PC Specs: CPU: i7-6700 3.4Ghz MoBo: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA Ram: 16GB DDR4 3000Mhz GPU...
  33. F

    What would be the maximum power draw of this build?

    What would be the maximum power draw of the following build? *Core i7 7700K *16GB DDR4 dual-channel RAM *ASUS Maximus IX Hero Z270/LGA1151 motherboard *Two-way SLI GeForce GTX 1080 ASUS ROG/STRIX edition *1TB 7200RPM HDD *DVD-RW disk drive *Integrated audio *Thermaltake Core X9 Cube Case I...
  34. WalrusDisease

    Best GTX 1060 6gb

    Hello, could you please aid me with choosing a gtx 1060 6gb? There are many models which are confusing in which to choose. I basically want a card that has a great cooling unit. I don't much care about the overclock from the brand, just having the best cooling. I'll be buying on Newegg and these...
  35. J

    help pls my first time

    hey this is my first time and is 51 degrees celsius too hot for browsing the net
  36. S

    How do I increase my Dedicated Memory on my Video Graphics card?

    I have a dell Inspiron One 2330 desktop and im trying to upgrade my dedicated video memory to play games. I cant find the option to change it in my BIOS trying to change from 38MB since i a 8GB ram
  37. K

    Upgraded my CPU, now only one monitor is being detected..

    I'm a complete potato when it comes to the technical stuff, so please ask any questions if I miss some important info out. As above, have upgraded my CPU to an AMD A10-6800k with integrated graphics, don't have a GPU installed. Have been running dual monitors for the past 3 or years on my...
  38. S8ANisF8AL

    "vibrating" assets when panning camera in games.

    I've been having an issue recently in all of my 3d games and I can't figure out what is causing it. Basically, when I pan my camera any objects that aren't constantly in the same position (a weapon in an FPS) looks like it's "vibrating" slightly. I've changed all manner of settings. Vsync...
  39. S

    Ethernet Not working for new PC Build

    Just recently finished my first PC build but when i plug my Ethernet cable into the computer the speed led light is solid green and the link act led is flashing orange and i am unable to connect to my network. Is this a driver problem because i am stuck. Thank...
  40. S

    i7-4720HQ unstable temps (i found the problem) need help in explaining

    I recently bought an Asus ROG GL552JX just about a month old. One of things i notice is when the laptop is plugged in,the temps reading in hwmonitor,coretemp,realtemp all have unstable reading in load and idle state. It jumps around from like ex. 50-65 then and forth. When i turn off and use...