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4 monitors, 2 identical GPUs and Linux

I have two NVIDA GT610 cards on a ASUS X79 Sabertooth board and they are not SLI connected (they actually don't even support SLI). I also have 4 monitors, 2 connected to each card. Theoretically ...
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Keep dual-monitor settings in Windows 8.1 after closing laptop lid

I've got a Dell XPS 15 laptop connected to a (rather old) Dell 2408WFP monitor via HDMI. I want to use only the monitor when I'm at my desk, so I've set Windows to show the desktop there and switch ...
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Does NVIDIA GTX460 [Zotac] support 3 monitors at the same time?

My GPU has 2 DVI and 1 HDMI ports, can I safely plug three monitors? I could test empirically, however I am afraid that I could damage it. P.S: I just read from unreliable sources that Zotac NVIDIA ...
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Multiple monitor with different refresh rates

I currently have three 22" FullHD 60Hz monitors and I'm planning to change my main screen to a 144Hz. Can I configure the system so one monitor is 144Hz and the others are just 60Hz? Bonus question: ...
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Using multiple monitors on remote connection Windows 7 [duplicate]

My home computer has 2 monitors and my work computer has 3 monitors. Using remote connection, when I connect to my computer One monitor connects to my main monitor and my secondary monitor is just ...
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Synergy mouse not moving past first screen in dual-screen configuration

I have two dual-screen machines that I want to use Synergy with. Below is a diagram of how it's laid out. My server is a Windows 7 machine, and the client is a Debian Wheezy machine with Gnome3. This ...
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Do I need dual video card to use my computer and TV monitors at the same time? [duplicate]

I use my TV monitor to stream video while I'm working on my computer screen. My computer is about to crap out. Do I need to purchase a dual video card in order to make this work or will just one ...
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My GPU stops suddenly and get black screen

I have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 graphics card and a dual monitor setup. Sometimes my screens go black and get a warning like: Nvidia Kernel stops responding. I tried a lot of things; ...
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2 monitors and laptop display at the same time

I have a laptop running Windows 8 with 2 graphics cards built in, it also has an HDMI slot and a VGA slot. I'm trying to run two external monitors and the laptop monitor at the same time. One is ...
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2 sets of mirrored monitors windows 7

I have a graphics card with 2 dvi outputs. I have 2 monitors and a hdmi switch that goes to a hdtv. I am trying to see if its possible to mirror each dvi output so that each dvi has 2 receiving ...
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Why did my computers suddenly stop talking to my HDMI projector?

I have an Optoma ML750 projector that I have been using with my custom desktop for the past few weeks. I connect the projector through a KINIVO 3-to-1 HDMI switcher so I can display my gaming console, ...
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Are there any drawbacks of having a triple monitor setup when one of them is of a different size than the others? [closed]

After giving it some thought I think that the best monitor setup at least for me is to have a centered 24" monitor (1920x1200 16:10 which I currently have) followed by two other monitors, one at each ...
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How do I extend RealVNC viewer over two of 3 monitors in full screen mode

I currently have two monitors connected to my laptop, ie. I am working with three monitors. I plan to use my laptop (main) monitor for e-mails and browsing and the other two monitors for my RealVNC ...
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Use two monitors over one displayport

My colleague has a laptop with one DisplayPort, but he wants to attach two (HDMI) monitors to it. I've seen adapters that can split the signal over two monitors (with the addition of DisplayPort to ...
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Should I invest in quality or quantity video cards? [closed]

I've run a triple monitor setup for years (two at 1680 x 1050, one at 1920 x 1200) - and always with two video cards (each one costing approx $75). However, with my knowledge of video cards being far ...
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Desktop background slideshow - taking more control

I recently set the desktop background on a two-monitor Windows 8 machine to point at a folder full of pictures. These are not photos but are sourced from a variety of places so their sizes and aspect ...
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Using a Dell Latitude E5430 with a port replicator and two external monitors

I am using a Dell Latitude E5430 ( 32 bit) with a dell docking station/port replicator. Right now I am using Extended Display with my laptop monitor and a larger external Dell Monitor that has ...
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Emacs on Win7: Gap on top when full vertical

Using emacs 24.4 on Win7 x64 with classic win2000-theme on a dual-monitor setup, each running at 1920x1080, I want to have the emacs window side by side with a browser window. While fullscreen works ...
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Can't get third monitor to work

I am running Windows 8.1 (64x bit) with all the latest updates. I have three monitors connected to my PC at work. The connections used are HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort. The DisplayPort connection is not ...
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Certain programs don't scale properly on external monitor (Windows 8.1)?

Issue: The screenshot above shows the display of only a tiny snatch of one page (at 100% scale) in yellow, on my external monitor. So how can I fix Acrobat 11.0.10’s domination? Meanwhile, Office ...
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Multi GPU for 3rd monitor - linux mint - geforce 750ti

I recently got a 2nd graphics card to add a 3rd monitor but have had problems getting the 3rd to display. The nvidia x server configurations recognizes the 3rd monitor and the 2nd graphics card. When ...
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How do operating system window managers deal with multiple DPI levels across monitors?

I've been using Linux for years and one of the things that is lacking (due to X being way too freaking old and Wayland living in a far away land) is support for high DPI monitors. Looking at my ...
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Dual-display with Dell E7440, docking station, and CentOS

Hardware: I have a company-issued laptop (Dell E7440) on which I have installed CentOS 7; 2 Dell monitors which support VGA, DisplayPort, and DVI; and a Dell docking station for the laptop ...
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DisplayPort 1.2 DaisyChain with a DisplayPort to HDMI node at the end of the chain

I recently bought a Dell monitor which has only DisplayPort and HDMI. and I was very excited to learn about the DisplayPort 1.2 daisy-chain. I was wondering if I could create a chain as follows ...
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Dual Monitor from 1 VGA and 1 DVI port

I currently have the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650, these are the specs I think will be most relevant: Display Support: 4 displaysMulti Monitor 2560x1600 4096x21603Maximum Digital Resolution ...
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I'm having trouble getting my computer to save (multi) display settings

Dell 7010 Win XP SP3 NVIDIA Force 210 graphics card 2 monitors My sporadic problem: I have 2 monitors with my display set up as an extended desktop (horizontal span). Every once in a while when I ...
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Splitting audio on a PC with a multiple screen setup

I have 2 samsung pc monitors with build in speakers. What I want to do is play 2 different videos with one PC. One video on the first Samsung PC monitor and another video on the second samsung PC ...
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How to make the mouse wrap from corners when moving between monitors?

I have 2 monitors. The main one is horizontal, the secondary one is vertical. When moving from the right to the left monitor, if the mouse hits the areas I've shown in red, it gets stuck. I would ...
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How can you mirror a high-resoluton screen?

I just bought a 1440p 21:9 monitor that I had planned on using wirelessly with my laptop from across the living room. I tried using a Miracast dongle (a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter) but it will ...
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Synergy with multiple multiple monitors ERROR

I have 3 computers that are connected via synergy 2 macs and 1 PC. the 2 macs have multiple monitors When I try to go down from the main clients screen down to the PC the mouse gets stuck and only ...
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WindowsCE Extend Dual Monitor

We have a Windows 7 machine running the XP server from thinstuff, we then have 2 HP t510 (Windows 7 Embedded) thins with dual monitors (DVI-D and DVI-I through VGA adapter).... These work fine with an ...
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Can I setup 3 Monitors with a Dell N5110 using Nvidia GT525M? [duplicate]

I have a Dell 15R N5110 laptop with Intel HD 3000 and Nvidia GT525M graphics. I want to attach 2 monitors to the laptop and use it alongside my built in display. I have found that my Intel HD 3000 ...
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Is there any way to make the Windows 8.1 start screen span multiple monitors?

I've done a search and come up with nothing other than a couple of posts from a year or two back when it didn't appear to be possible. Does anyone know of an aftermarket utility that will perform ...
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Windows 8.1 64 bit - 3 monitors - after sleep (power options) then wake up, all applications revert to main screen

Laptop with Windows 8.1 64 bit. Intel HD Graphics 4600 & Nvidia GTX860M Running 3 display screens - laptop, HDMI connection and RGB connection Everything set to optimal resolution for the screens ...
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Make Intel HD Graphics 3000 use two external displays

I have a quite old work laptop but need it to display picture on two external monitors. It has classic VGA output as well as DisplayPort output. The graphics card is Intel HD Graphics 3000. I use ...
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Computer stopped detecting monitors

I have a pc with a AMD E6760 graphics, 6 outputs, 5 are in use. All monitors have been checked with other hardware confirmed to be working fine. The pc was running fine until after a reboot, at this ...
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Windows 8.1 Start menu scaling not the same on different displays

I have an unusual problem with scaling in start menu , I have two monitors (extended) , laptop screen (18.4") and one connected with HDMI (22"). start menu on laptop screen: start menu on other ...
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Blank only one screen in a dual-monitop X setup

I'd like to turn off or blank a secondary monitor at times. The problem is, if I use xrandr for the job, the secondary virtual display that was previously there disappears, and all the windows have to ...
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On Ubuntu, maximize a window over two screens

EDIT: I ended up installing KDE and everything worked as expected. I think that there must be something built into Unity that simply will not allow windows to stretch over two screens in the way I was ...
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different ttys on different monitors

I am running a few un*ces and I have now grasped the power of using different ttys (Ctrl+alt+F(x)). Yesterday, I attached a second monitor. I was able to configure x to extend my desktop, and I became ...
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Oculus rift DK2 setup

Ok, so I've purchased the Oculus rift DK2 and whenever I want to use it I have to use it in extended mode and use the direct to rift apps, this means I don't always get to play everything. When the ...
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4 monitors with dual Nvidia 610 GT

Can I setup a 4 monitors configuration for my desktop with two NVidia 610GT cards? Or said in another way, is it possible to use 2 graphics cards if they don't have SLI? My motherboard is an Intel ...
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Can I drive four monitors from an SLI setup with 2 outputs on each card?

I have a quad monitor setup with an HD5570 workstation graphics card. I am wondering before the fact if it is possible to use two high-performance cards such as an R9 or GTX 9X0 series in CrossFire ...
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My multimedia projector does not play movie as played on the laptop

I am using IBM Think pad T40 and NEC multimedia projector on Window xp. Previously it was working fine, what i remember is that there was a video graphic utility was installed.
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IGPU Multi-Monitor?

I recently put together a new computer and was interested in the idea of using the integrated graphics to possibly take some of the load off of the graphics card by managing my second screen; or ...
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Dual Monitors on VGA or HDMi

I have an INSPIRON 3847. It has VGA & HDMI outputs. I want to run 2 (or if possible 3) monitors. Had 2 monitors running with GX270 but had to buy new Video card & a splitter. Do i have to buy ...
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Extended desktop 'washes out' image on primary Monitor

BLUF: Primary monitor looks fine in cloned desktop mode with secondary monitor, washes out in extended desktop mode. Can washout be prevented? I have two monitors hooked up to my computer, a ...
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Having trouble with my 3rd Display

Alright so I have 3 monitors. I just got a new monitor today and disconnected my old 3rd one since the newest one I got today is better. As I hook it up, it doesn't wanna pick up my PC. It goes ...
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Cheap solutions to share old laptop screen to Smart TV

Hi I have an old laptop that only provide a VGA output connector. I want to use my Samsung Smart TV as its screen so that I can put my laptop next to my TV and forget about opening its lid to look at ...
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Can you chain external monitors?

I have two external monitors that I'd like to hookup to my laptop. Both monitors have VGA and DVI-D ports and one monitor has a bunch of other ports too (Display port, usb, S-Video, Composite). ...