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Gpu monitor and cpu monitor.

Discussion in 'Monitors' started by Jason Curtis, 30 May 2020.

  1. Jason Curtis


    Joined: 15 Apr 2020

    Posts: 11

    Sorry for the poor title, didn't know how to word it.
    Basically I have a gpu that can output upto 4 monitors.
    If I use 3 the gpu crashes so I can only use 2.
    Is it possible to have 2 screen on the gpu outputs and one screen on the mother board output?
    Somewhere said yes and another post online said no.
  2. Samueltastic


    Joined: 19 Aug 2009

    Posts: 953

    Location: Cornwall

    I'm fairly sure you cant as the on board graphics gets disabled when a gpu is detected.
  3. sreeve1993


    Joined: 9 Feb 2011

    Posts: 476

    Location: Central London

    Yes you can do this but your motherboard needs to support it. I used to do this on my system.

    Go into the BIOS and there should be a setting called iGPU multi monitor or something in those lines. Check your motherboard manual?
  4. matthab


    Joined: 19 Apr 2009

    Posts: 3,158

    I do it on my Gigabyte z370 Auros 7, main display directly in with DP. Other is on a USBC dock via HDMI. I have it like this as I plug the USBC dock running into both monitors for my work laptop.