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 179 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. Reply to jaguarskx Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumGetting lower FPS than i should with my 2 460 GTX SLI setup ForumSolvedNeed Opinion to lower down the budget yet keeping gaming performance at 40-60fps average at high 1080p ForumSolvedFX 8350 and 2 GTX 660's in SLI = Low GPU Usage and lower than expected fps. ForumSolvedMore FPS on lower res Monitor? ForumDesktop setup & 50" - 60" TV [to be used as comp monitor] - no gaming - $2,000 max Forum2k gaming setup with monitor ForumWill a gtx 780 ti 2 way sli support games in ultra resolution like 3840X2160 monitor?In what FPS? ForumSolvedUpgraded from 5770 to 6870 and I get lower FPS in BC2 ForumUpgraded to radeon 7750 and got lower fps for GW2 ForumLower FPS in Games than expected Forum550TI SLI Single Monitor Lower FPS in SLI Mode ForumSolvedFps way lower in COD2 than in Counterstrike etc ForumComputer is slower, fps in games are lower and less or equal error ForumSolvedTop gaming monitor for FPS ForumSolvedDual Monitor Setup Won't Work With 2 VGA-DVI-I Adapters ForumSolvedDual Monitor Set-up Help. IPS or 120hZ for gaming. ForumSolved3 monitor gaming setup ForumTriple monitor gaming - best card for £300 or lower ForumSuddenly lower fps on all games GTX 660 ForumSolved[Question] FPS Performance when playing BF3 on 1 2560x1440 Monitor whilst connected to 2 2560x1440 (7680x1440 Total) 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 !