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Hello,

I plan on buying two 23" monitors for a dual monitor setup while using a gtx 560 2gb gpu.

If I play a game at 1920x1080 res on only one of the monitors and just have my desktop open on my other monitor will my temps be very high?

I play on high settings for games, never ultra.
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Originally Posted by XenonLul View Post

Hello,

I plan on buying two 23" monitors for a dual monitor setup while using a gtx 560 2gb gpu.

If I play a game at 1920x1080 res on only one of the monitors and just have my desktop open on my other monitor will my temps be very high?

I play on high settings for games, never ultra.

No, not while playing a game. Under 100% load, the card will not heat up more if it was connected to 2 screens, it will get the same temps as a single screen setup.

However, in idle with two screens, the card will not downclock itself into 2D mode, it will stay @ full speed.
So idle temps will be higher than a single screen setup.
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