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I recently upgrade my graphics card to GeForce 650 Ti Boost 2GB and it comes with 2 DVI port, so I thought "Hey, why don't I setup a dual monitor for my PC."
I have an Asus VH242 23.6" Monitor and I got another one (same model but slightly newer VH242H)
Both are 1920x1080 resolution and my setting is on extended so right now I have it on 3840x1080, Now the problem is, the monitors are like lagging. When I play game I do keep my Dxtory on so I can see my fps, the number doesn't drop but my screen is like skippy as if my frame is going low, this goes the same when I am just working on my desktop say browsing and open closing windows.
Did a little research and later on found out that both my DVI cables are single link. So if I go on and buy 2 dual link DVI-D cables, will that be able to solve my problem?
post #2 of 9
What driver version are you on?
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327.23, the new one that came out just a couple days ago.
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Have you tried one set older of WHQL?
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nope not yet, should I?
everything runs fine on 1 monitor, but not when I extend the resolution
post #6 of 9
When you say "extend the resolution" you mean setting it to separate displays in Windows?

I would try another driver version just to make sure it isn't a bug with your individual GPU.
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post #7 of 9
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yea so I am making it display 3840x1080 instead of just 1920x1080
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Originally Posted by adam780930 View Post

yea so I am making it display 3840x1080 instead of just 1920x1080

That's how I run mine also, then the second monitor shows monitoring utilities/teamspeak while I'm running a game.

Let me know if the driver version helps any.
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post #9 of 9
I wouldn't expect real high frame rates from a GTX 650 on dual monitors while playing games.
Also, Extended Desktop and Surround are completely different setups.
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