Two is Better Than One

dual monitor setupInstead of buying a large but expensive monitor, why not buy an inexpensive second monitor? A dual monitor setup will instantly double your desktop space for higher work productivity and efficiency. The type of monitor does not matter, whether these are LCD monitors or CRT monitors, as long as you have two working monitors, you are ready to go. You will also need two monitor cables that match the connection types available on your computer, a monitor connection on your computer for each monitor you want to connect or a video adaptor. You can either use a digital visual interface connectors, video graphics array connectors, or high definition multimedia interface connectors for your monitor connection. However, if you don’t have any connectors available, you can install a video adapter so you can change your connector types. If you do this, you might need to replace or install more video cards and require you to open your cpu, so don’t hesitate to seek assistance.

If you are wondering how to set up two monitors, you can look for instructions online or with the help of a computer technician or expert. After which, you can configure the display settings of both monitors according to your preference by identifying and verifying which monitor is 1 and which monitor is two. There are a lot of advantages in getting a dual monitor setup and in order to experience these, you will have to control your desktop settings. Configuring the settings is just as easy as setting up older version of windows where basically, everything is just the same if you decide to control your desktop layout and properties, such as screen resolution, contrast and brightness, just like having a single monitor. The settings will give you the option to extend your displays from one monitor to the second, duplicate your displays which is perfect for presentations toward a small audience, or to show your desktop on only one monitor if you like. When getting the settings right, you can obtain optimum computer and display performances and enjoy doing numerous multiple tasks at a time.

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