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Can i run 144hz and a 60hz monitor?\

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1 minute ago, xsin122 said:

I have a 1060 gtx 6gbs and i was wondering if i can run a 144hz monitor and a 60hz monitor? 

Yes. I run both a 144hz monitor and a 60hz smart TV and it works perfectly.


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To my knowledge you cannot run different frequencies on different monitors. Whenever I switch to dual monitors my main monitor drops to 60 hz instead of the normal 144. I'm wrong.

 

And as for games, your 1060 won't be able to push 144 unless it's an e-sports game anyway, so you're going to have to run lower for games anyway.

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4 minutes ago, xsin122 said:

I have a 1060 gtx 6gbs and i was wondering if i can run a 144hz monitor and a 60hz monitor? 

Yes you can run both monitors at the same time on the same pc.

Just do not expect your gpu to output two different framerates.


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2 minutes ago, xsin122 said:

I have a 1060 gtx 6gbs and i was wondering if i can run a 144hz monitor and a 60hz monitor? 

I have a 165Hz and a pair of 60Hz monitors either side of it, they all coexist perfectly happily. If you find that your 144Hz monitor doesn't want to actually do 144Hz, you may have to select the refresh rate directly, either in a game or the control panel, or both.

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2 minutes ago, SansVarnic said:

Yes you can run both monitors at the same time on the same pc.

Just do not expect your gpu to output two different framerates.

I thought the same, see my above post. Then I turned on my 2nd display and it was at 60 Hz while my main sat at 144 happily enough. And yes, I confirmed it by dragging a window around.

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So if im play a game on the main monitor (144hz). And i have stream or video going on the second monitor. would there a huger drop in frames on the main monitor?

 

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8 minutes ago, xsin122 said:

So if im play a game on the main monitor (144hz). And i have stream or video going on the second monitor. would there a huger drop in frames on the main monitor?

 

You'll only see a drop in frame rate if your computer doesn't have enough resources to do everything you're asking it to. Not simply because one display is running at a faster refresh rate than the other. Also bear in mind that your 144Hz monitor needs to be connected to an output capable of that.

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12 minutes ago, corrado33 said:

I thought the same, see my above post. Then I turned on my 2nd display and it was at 60 Hz while my main sat at 144 happily enough. And yes, I confirmed it by dragging a window around.

It will and can but just dont expect it to with heavy loads. A game or program my force the monitors to sync. This is not my area of expertise so take it with a grain of salt...

9 minutes ago, xsin122 said:

So if im play a game on the main monitor (144hz). And i have stream or video going on the second monitor. would there a huger drop in frames on the main monitor?

I would say no, but I cannot say with certainty.


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I'm running a 144Hz and 60Hz monitor and it works fine. Mostly.

 

There's a bug in Windows 10 (introduced probably around 1709 or 1803) that hasn't been fixed yet that makes it so that if you're playing back a video on the slower monitor, it makes videos on the faster monitor choppy. I fixed this by overclocking my 60Hz monitor to 75Hz but just be aware of that.


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36 minutes ago, SansVarnic said:

It will and can but just dont expect it to with heavy loads. A game or program my force the monitors to sync. This is not my area of expertise so take it with a grain of salt...

 

Ah ok. Personally I don't typically run another monitor when I'm gaming, and if I do it's with my other computer.

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12 hours ago, SansVarnic said:

Yes you can run both monitors at the same time on the same pc.

Just do not expect your gpu to output two different framerates.

Well I'm monitoring this and seems solved by newest drivers,  it was a issue with windows desktop manager that forces everything at lowest frequency when playing a video on the secondary screen or so... I had tons of headaches sorting this, but now seems to be fine (like 2 months ago new driver update solved for me) 

Just try to play a youtube video on the secondary  while gaming , If it stutter your game try to move the video to your main monitor, thats the main issue for me (playing 2 years with a 1070 + 165hz 1440p monitor + 60hz 1080p) but now its solved it seems (Idk if its windows patch or nvidia just be up to date on those)


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