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Adding a second monitor in P3D (yes, another one of those!)

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Hello all, I need assistance with adding a second monitor. I recently purchased a new PC with a GTX 1070 so I would like to get a 4K monitor. I will keep a second monitor with which I would use to display stuff like ProAtcx map, AS16 etc as well (perhaps) as secondary gauges in flight (GTN 750 etc).

 

I have read alot about second monitors but little to do with two different GPUS! Would I simply connect the second monitor to the GTX 1070 or can I install the GTX 780 from my old PC (I know it will not be SLI)?

 

Which would be the better of the two as far as [performance and compatibility with P3D (latest hotfix included)?

 

Thanks for your help in advance!

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All you need to do is plug into your 1070. It will handle both monitors just fine. 

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Mario , GPU was never the problem with P3D , so I suggest you connect the second monitor to the 1070 and go from there..your whole set will run cooler and less power..

 

Jorge

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Below is a screen shot of my rig with an inferior card (GTX960) running a 55 inch 4K TV and three 23 inch LCD 1080p monitors.  You should be fine!

 

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Below is a screen shot of my rig with an inferior card (GTX960) running a 55 inch 4K TV and three 23 inch LCD 1080p monitors.  You should be fine!

 

 

Dave no kidding!!! 1 card running 4 screens plus 4k. Are there any problems like frame rate hits?What other addons u use. I have a 980 but I use another system to run a screen.

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No problems at all. 138+ fps in default P3D F-22 at Eglin AFB, I get average 25 to 40fps at high end pay ware airports in high end payware commercial airliners (Examples: Aerosoft Airbus, Aerosoft CRJ-700/900).

 

This includes running a stream, Avilasoft EFB and other software concurrently with P3D.

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Quick question. I just added a 4k monitor along with my hd monitor. I was hoping I could drag p3d gauges from the 4k to the hd. Am I grasping at straws?

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