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How should i hook up 2 monitors on sli setup , both connected to same card or one on each card thanks
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Originally Posted by 1spike;11897485 
How should i hook up 2 monitors on sli setup , both connected to same card or one on each card thanks

You have the same cards as me (minus different coolers), I recommend plugging the monitors into just one card.

I don't think there's any real harm or improvements either way though as Sli basically makes 2 cards become 1, but the reason I say all in one card is if your like me and you sometimes have to switch from displaying on 2 screens to 1 screen, it does this weird thing (if you plug each monitor in different cards) where the screens go blank for about 10 seconds and make a few ping noises why it tries to figure out which screen is on which card and by the time it comes back on I've no longer got 15 seconds to accept the changes I only have between 3-5 secs.

When I have them connected all to one card I don't have this problem. It does any multi display changes instantly.
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