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 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. m 0 l Best solution jaguarskx a b 4 Gaming a c 195 C Monitor October 4, 2013 3:55:37 PM 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. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish 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 SolvedNew monitor, lower fps ? Forum SolvedHow will a GTX 770 2gb SLI setup run on this 1440p monitor + Max settings + Current Gen Games? Forum Solved2nd monitor -- affect FPS while gaming? 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 SolvedLow fps in games.....even lower than on friend's pc with lesser dedicated video memory :C ......HELP PLEASE :"( Forum SolvedMore FPS on lower res Monitor? 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 Lower FPS in Team Fortress 2 with new GPU 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 SolvedWhat Fps Could i expect with this gaming setup Forum SolvedEyefinity Setup (Connections, FPS, Monitor) Forum SolvedTriple monitor gaming - best card for £300 or lower Forum How can I lower the cost of my gaming pc (with monitor,mouse, and keyboard) to under $2000 Forum SolvedUpgraded from 5770 to 6870 and I get lower FPS in BC2 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 !