Dual monitor setup- 1 HDMI and 1 VGA

Zeeshan Chaudhry

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Jan 1, 2017
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I have a 1080p monitor powered by gtx 105ti
It might be weird but i have a 768p monitor laying around...
I want to add it cuz i frequently like changing music while gaming.
My question is can i run the 768p monitor through dvi with dvi to vga converter and 1080p with Hdmi?
Will it work? And what about tye settings?
Ill appreciate the help :)
 

Raduque

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It's probably work fine. I have a monitor with a DVI input and a GPU with HDMI out, so I connected an old ATI DVI<>HDMI adaptor to the plug on the monitor and used an HDMI cable to connect it to the PC.
 

VeryCharBroiled

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might need an active (as opposed to passive) dvi to vga adapter, i thought nvidia dropped the analog bit from their dvi connector on the 10x0 series.
 

richaron

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To do this properly the DVI output from your graphics card must be a "DVI-I" connection, which has analog data as well. As opposed to "DVI-D" which is just digital.

There may be other options, but I think they would cost about as much as finding an old DVI LCD monitor as your second...
 

VirtualLarry

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GTX1050 doesn't have any analog VGA outputs. Have to use an (active) adapter, either from the DVI, or more likely, from the DisplayPort.
 

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