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Hello fellow tech nerds,

 

I come to you with a dilemma. As an aspiring tech geek who is aspiring to build his own PC, I have been looking at the MSI GTX 1050ti (The black and red dual fan version). I have the budget to buy two monitors, but I am wondering if the stated GPU can handle two monitors. I am prepared to use an HDMI splitter (a decent one that supports up to 1440p.) Would the GPU support these monitors? 

 

Graciously,

Light

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Yeah any somewhat modern (and even most not so modern) will drive two displays just fine.

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I recommend just getting a display port to HDMI cable instead of a splitter. It'll behave better.

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Not sure what HDMI splitter you're getting but it might just mirror the displays... you'd be best off just getting a DP to HDMI cable

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Also, the graphics card I am using, the Gaming X (sorry for not including that originally) has one display port, one HDMI, and one DVI-D.

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4 minutes ago, LightChimera809 said:

Also, the graphics card I am using, the Gaming X (sorry for not including that originally) has one display port, one HDMI, and one DVI-D.

get a display port to hdmi cable, then you'll get 2 hdmi out that way.

I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Skill Trident Z RGB - WD SN750 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - Hyper 212 Black (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G3 650W - dual booting Windows 10 and Linux - Black and green theme, Razer brainwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - dark mode Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

How many watts do I need? Seasonic Focus thread, PSU misconceptions, protections explainedgroup reg is bad

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