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Windows 7: Multi monitors meanly diminishing WEI???

06 Mar 2010   #1
Zerojosh

Window 7
 
 
Multi monitors meanly diminishing WEI???

Hey guys, I've noticed that how many monitors I use affects my Graphics WEI. Here are the configs I've tested

HP 22" Monitor = 7.2, 7.2
HP 22" + Dell 17" = 6.0, 6.0

(now it gets funky)

HP 22" + Dell 17" + Projector via wireless iogear USB to VGA w/ onboard gpu = 4.6 , 5.7

So my question is does my overall graphical performance suffer when I'm using more than one monitor?

Since WEI is only suppose to rate my primary GPU I'm supprised that adding monitors has had this affect.


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06 Mar 2010   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Hmm, that's interesting. But I would not really worry about it. The WEI does not mean much. Every time you add a piece of hardware to your system, the WEI wants to be refreshed. And apparently it takes those additional devices into consideration. But that does not make your GPU any slower, it just puts more load on it.
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07 Mar 2010   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zerojosh View Post
So my question is does my overall graphical performance suffer when I'm using more than one monitor?
Yes. The more screen space you have, the more screens you have....the more work the graphics card must do to provide frames to those screen with full resolution.
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