Solved Will 2 monitor setup lower FPS when gaming Tags: Gaming Monitors FPS Graphics Last response: October 4, 2013 3:55 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Setting Sun October 4, 2013 2:56:20 AM Now before anyone says "of course", keep in mind I will not be gaming on both monitors simultaneously. 1 monitor for gaming the other for Internet browsing etc. Will this significantly lower my FPS if my graphics card is running a second monitor desktop? GPU = GTX 780 overclocked Single card - not SLI More about : monitor setup lower fps gaming Reply to Setting Sun bryonhowley a b 4 Gaming a b C Monitor October 4, 2013 3:41:40 AM No not at all. However with most games the second screen will just be black when you are gaming. So you will not be able to use it during a Full Screen game. Reply to bryonhowley Best solution jaguarskx a b 4 Gaming a c 193 C Monitor October 4, 2013 3:55:37 PM Share It should be minimal. Someone from HardForum.com test his rig with one and two 1920x1200 monitors attached. With the 2nd monitor attached I believe he stated the drop in performance was like 3%. This was around 2 or 3 years ago. Reply to jaguarskx Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Getting lower FPS than i should with my 2 460 GTX SLI setup Forum SolvedAre 2 GTX690's necessary to run 3 monitor setup (want to keep high fps) Forum Lower fps on low spec games than high spec? 2 graphics cards Forum SolvedTriple Monitor Setup: MSI GTX760x2 SLI at 4800x900 Gaming Solutions Forum SolvedDesktop setup & 50" - 60" TV [to be used as comp monitor] - no gaming - $2,000 max Forum SolvedNeed Opinion to lower down the budget yet keeping gaming performance at 40-60fps average at high 1080p Forum SolvedFX 8350 and 2 GTX 660's in SLI = Low GPU Usage and lower than expected fps. Forum SolvedIs Nvidia G-SYNC needed on a really strong desktop pc where you dont drop lower than 150 fps on an FPS game? Forum SolvedGames Lag If FPS is lower than about 55, Please Help :( Forum SolvedMore FPS on lower res Monitor? Forum SolvedEyefinity Setup (Connections, FPS, Monitor) Forum SolvedTriple monitor gaming - best card for £300 or lower Forum Lower than expected fps during games Forum 2k gaming setup with monitor Forum Will a gtx 780 ti 2 way sli support games in ultra resolution like 3840X2160 monitor?In what FPS? Forum SolvedUpgraded from 5770 to 6870 and I get lower FPS in BC2 Forum 550TI SLI Single Monitor Lower FPS in SLI Mode Forum SolvedFps way lower in COD2 than in Counterstrike etc Forum Fps slowly gets lower in the game Forum SolvedXFX Radeon 7850 2GB Core Edition Dual Monitor Setup? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !