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Last response: in Computer Peripherals
July 26, 2011 4:53:04 PM

Hi all!
I'm about to buy myself a nice 1080p monitor, the Samsung BX2235.
My current monitor is a packard bell maestro with a 1440 x 900 resolution.
My question is; would these two monitors work well together in a dual monitor set-up, or should I just sell my current one?
I mainly use my PC for gaming, but I have this app on my iPad which lets me use it as a second monitor, and I really like that as well.

So, would two diffrent resolution monitors work well together or is it not worth the benefit and shoud I get identical monitors..

Thanks in advance,


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July 28, 2011 4:21:01 PM

USE IT!!! I have a 1280x1024 and a 1024x768 moniter setup. I cant imagine living with out dual screens. when a use a single screen pc, i feel like im missing a limb ;) 

your pc wont have any issues scaling the screens. (if you are on windows xp i recommend checking out a program called UltraMon.)

of course have two identical monitors would be ideal, but it is not necessary.

i have HWmonior running on screen 2, along with some widgets (clock, calender ect.) and i can do whatever i want on screen 1.

i might take some configuration to make it perfect, feel free to send me a message if you need help.
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July 28, 2011 5:31:12 PM

Sure, use it. A dual monitor can come in handy even if they are not the same resolution.

Give it a try, but if you don't like it then sell your old monitor.
July 31, 2011 9:25:47 PM

My 1080 and 1050 work fine in extended windows mode. The only issue I have is certain programs running on the 1050 won't allow my GPU to run at full clock on the 1080. This is mainly caused by Win7 media center.