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Can I use a small, different GPU alongside my main GPU to connect an additional display?

Problem: At the moment I am running with a display port monitor on a AMD R9 290 and I wish to connect another display port monitor to my computer. My mainboard does not feature a display port ...
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Do HDMI splitters always work? Or is it a GPU compatibility?

I want to buy the geforce gtx 750 ti GPU. I have an hdtv and I'm buying an hd monitor. But the gpu only has one hdmi port. I would just put my tv on dvi but it doesn't have a dvi port. Only hdmi and ...
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Are there any performance improvements when both internal and dedicated GPUs are used simultaneously?

I'm using both internal and dedicated GPUs together using UEFI motherboard to drive multiple monitors (2 connected to MSI r7770 and one to Intel® HD Graphics 4600). What is this technology? How does ...
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Where to find out which GPU supports how many monitors at which resolution?

I'm having a hard time finding an answer to the above problem. For instance, when I go to the NVIDIA manufacturers website, I'll get answers like: Multi Monitor: 4 displays Maximum Digital ...
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1answer
203 views

How many screens do two R9 290 cards support when put in crossfire?

How many screens do two R9 290 cards support when put in crossfire? I know nvidia has the limitation of only supporting two screens when in SLI mode, what's the maximum ATI supports when using ...
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0answers
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How is GPU affinity decided in a Multi-GPU configuration?

In a Win 7 system with multiple different video cards (NON-SLI and NON-CROSSFIRE), how is decided GPU affinity? So you have 2 totally different video cards, each with it's own display and you launch ...
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Multi GPU and multi monitor setup with Linux

I have the the following setup: GPU's: Radeon hd7950 Radeon hd7770 CPU: Intel 3820K MOBO: Rampage 4 Extreme In windows I have my 1920x1080 display connected to my HD7950 (for gaming) and my 2 cheap ...
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Is a Dell XPS 15 L502x with three 24" monitors (1920 x 1200) possible?

I'm at a crossroads and need some PC advice. I'm a web developer so I'll have a few local web and DB servers running, maybe Photoshop and or Illustrator, any number of MS Office programs running, SQL ...
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0answers
131 views

Desktop with 6-8 monitors @ 2560x1440 - what GPU-s? [closed]

I have a problem of finding suitable GPU-s for day trading setup. @GPU So that minimum of 6 monitors run @ 2560x1440 @ 60hz. The setup must be quiet - if possible, the GPU-s should be fanless. AMD ...
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22 views

Disable video device from HDMI

I wanna use HDMI to output audio to my receiver. But when I do it, Windows thinks it's a display and creates a desktop for it. Because of a limitation on my receiver, when I shut it down, Windows ...
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1answer
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What is the mechanism that allows for dual Nvidia card Framebuffer Combining without SLI?

First, let's make sure we're all on the same page: As a bit of background information, please know that when you start up an operating system -- any operating system -- the BIOS (or UEFI GOP) tells ...
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Running multiple monitors with different generations of ATI cards

So the situation is that I currently have an HD4850, that is running two monitors. I'm looking to buy an HD7850 to run my two other monitors. Is it possible to mix the HD4XXX and HD7XXX generations of ...
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87 views

Chrome renderes black tabs when switching monitors

There are many reports on Chrome showing black pages - most are related to a specific GPU, or page. In my case I can easily recreate it. I have a Dell Windows laptop, which I use closed in a docking ...
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1answer
250 views

Connecting 3 screen to a computer while the third is in a large distance from the others

I have win 7 with Ultramon (multiple screen software), and Radeon HD6450 GPU (NOT THE FLEX VERSION) and 3 LCD's of the same kind (LG E2242TC LED) - two of them in the desk, and the third is in other ...
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1answer
403 views

In a multi monitor setup does duplicating screens use up more resources of the GPU

I've connected both my monitor and my tv to my PC, i'm not extending the desktop, just outputting the same image to both monitors, does this take up resources or it's just the same as having one ...
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0answers
255 views

Dual Monitor (IGP with GPU) in Linux

I've been googling although I couldn't find an answer to this question: How in the world can I enable both my IGP and GPU in order to have a dual monitor setup? I've got an Intel IGP (00:02.0 ...
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Using 2 different graphics cards [closed]

I have an EVGA 9800GT on my PC and I'm running Arch Linux x64 with 2 monitors. I have a 9500GT sitting in the shelf. I found out that I could use the 9500 for physX, but I can also SLI them. Doing SLI ...
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2answers
840 views

Need to Connect 2 HDMI between Onboard and Add-In GPUs - What's the consequences?

If i plug a second hdmi cable into my onboard video output (my dedicated add-in only has one hdmi port) will it use my video card or the onboard for that display? Also, what is the difference in ...
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2answers
682 views

Will turning off a monitor make GPU ignore the monitor?

If I buy three monitors and game on one of them (the center), will turning off the two others while gaming ensure I do not lose any performance because of the two other displays being connected?
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1answer
132 views

Use unmatched GPUs for quad monitor support

I have an MSI Geforce GTX 560 Ti Twin FRozr II with 1gig of VRAM and two monitors attached. I'd like to expand to 4 monitors, but don't want to sepnd much on another hipower GPU. I was looking at ...
2
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1answer
611 views

Can I use four monitors with a dual-link dual-DVI card?

I plan to get this card, a Gigabyte GTS 450. Apparently it has two DVI ports which support dual-link. Does that mean I can plug in two DVI monitors per port, i.e. four monitors creating one big ...
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1answer
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What single nVidia card will drive three monitors? [closed]

I'm seeing a lot of conflicting information, on Super User and the web in general, about nVidia cards running three monitors. The opinions I have found so far include: no single nVidia card can run ...
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1answer
116 views

How can I “focus” my GPU's render to the game's monitor?

I just purchased a new monitor and plugged it to my 9600 GT. I used to play Civ 5 at max settings fairly smoothly, but now that I have 2 monitors to render at once, it's quite laggy. How could I focus ...
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1answer
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Running two graphics cards (non-SLI) to power 3D on two different monitors?

I'm a bit clueless about this, so excuse my naivety. I have two video cards, a Nvidia 8800 and a GT120, powering three monitors. I run two 3D game instances (two Everquest 2 clients), one on each of ...
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2answers
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Will it improve performance to install an older videocard?

I've got a 22 and a 15 inches monitor plugged to a Geforce 9500. If I install an older videocard into an empty PCI slot and plug the 15' monitor in it, could it actually improve graphics performance ...