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Posted · Original PosterOP

So in my current pc I have an nvidea 1070 founders edition. I have another pc with a gigabyte 1060 extreme edition. I am not looking to run in sli, but more to add more monitors to my setup. I have 3 monitors currently and looking to make it 5. Just wanted to use what I had already in my hardware bin is all. Is this possible? 

 

Thanks everyone for any input.

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Yes, you can do that. If your cpu has an integrated gpu you could also use the ports on your motherboard.


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Yes, this should work.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Excellent. Thank you very much for the help. My pc is a ryzen 2700x and might upgrade to the 3rd gen.

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You might need to use integrated graphics to run the 5th monitor since nvidia has a limit on 4 outputs, unless you have a quadro or NVS card.


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