Doubt regarding multiple monitors

I recently bought an EVGA GTX 660 TI SC 2GB card and I'm wondering if I would notice a big performance loss if I use 2 monitors. I wouldn't actually be playing at a resolution higher than 1920x1080 in just one monitor but I would use the other monitor for doing stuff like browsing and filling up word documents, etc.

So I guess the question is, just by extending my desktop for another 1080p and not rendering any graphics in it, will I notice a huge performance lost on my games running on one monitor?
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  1. There is a small performance hit. Nothing really to worry about. I would say you might see something like 5% - 8% at most for card like the GTX 660 Ti. If you were to watch a 1080p movie, then you can expect a much large drop in performance.
  2. You won't really see any performance hit what-so-ever...
  3. jaguarskx said:
    There is a small performance hit. Nothing really to worry about. I would say you might see something like 5% - 8% at most for card like the GTX 660 Ti. If you were to watch a 1080p movie, then you can expect a much large drop in performance.


    I would assume watching youtube videos at 1080p would also make my performance drop? Kind of contemplating to use a TV Tunner aswell and watch cable on my second monitor. Also, my performance would seriously take a dive here?

    Maybe I should have gone for the GTX 670...
  4. m1n054 said:
    I would assume watching youtube videos at 1080p would also make my performance drop? Kind of contemplating to use a TV Tunner aswell and watch cable on my second monitor. Also, my performance would seriously take a dive here?

    Maybe I should have gone for the GTX 670...


    Playing youtube videos while you are gaming will show big performance hits, but for things like chat windows/browser/vent and such you will not see a difference in your performance.
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