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Windows 7: Help With Dual Screen / Monitor


21 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Help With Dual Screen / Monitor

I have made a ticket about kinda the same problem but now I got a HDMI cable so I can plug that into my Graphics card, I use 1 graph card to the main and the other one to the HDMI cabled monitor and only my main screen works, on the other one it says: HDMI CABLE NOT CONNECTED. And yes my cards have SLI and all. So no problem with that.

If its helped here is my graph card i got two off: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB GDDR5
And this is the the monitor I got two off: BenQ 24" LCD G2420HD


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21 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Both monitors have to be plugged into the same card if you have sli enabled.
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21 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Yes, as I stated in reply #3 on your last thread - Problems with Dual Monitors

Is there any particular reason you have started a new thread?
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21 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The same thing happend when i put it in the same card. and then the resolution gets messed up
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21 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

So just to clarify, you plugged both screens into the top graphics card and have had a look in the display settings and its not showing 2 screens in there? (regardless of whether they are both working or not)
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21 Jul 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

yes. it didnt find the second screen the the resolution was messed up.
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21 Jul 2012   #7

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

You mention one of the cables is HDMI, is the other a DVI cable?

Ideally it would be good if you could try it out using 2x DVI cables if you have them? I am not sure why the HDMI is having trouble. But that's the next thing I would try myself.
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21 Jul 2012   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It only has 1 slot to DVI...
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21 Jul 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paulpicks21 View Post
You mention one of the cables is HDMI, is the other a DVI cable?

Ideally it would be good if you could try it out using 2x DVI cables if you have them? I am not sure why the HDMI is having trouble. But that's the next thing I would try myself.
His cards have 1 dvi, 1 hdmi, and 2 mini display ports.
It should have come with an hdmi to dvi adaptor though, as my brothers card came with one.
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21 Jul 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i have 2 of the card, i have dual
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