How to Connect Two Monitors to the Pc

Is there ever enough desktop space for you? Would you like to be able to check your e-mail while watching a movie or doing other tasks at the same time without problems? Well, have you ever thought about equipping your computer with two screens instead of one? It takes very little and the benefits you have on the quality of your work are indisputable.

I get it, you have wanted to do it for a long time but you don't know yet how to connect two monitors to PC. Then don't worry, I guarantee you that the procedure to be carried out is much less complicated than you can imagine. Everyone, in fact, can easily manage to use two screens at the same time on their computer, you just need to know where to put your hands and have a minimum of patience, nothing else.

So if you are really willing to find out what you need to do it, I suggest you take a few minutes of free time, position yourself comfortably in front of your trusty computer and concentrate on reading the step-by-step directions that you find right below. I am sure that in the end you will be able to tell yourself more than satisfied with the result obtained. Let it bet?

Preliminary Information

Before going ahead and explaining, in practice, how to connect two monitors to PC, I believe it is my duty to provide you with some information on the paths you can take to achieve this goal.

Without a doubt, the cheapest way to connect two displays to your computer is to use one cable: it is sufficient that the video card installed in it has at least two different outputs available and, with a cost of a few euros, it is possible to establish the connection in a few seconds.

The sockets to connect the screens to the PC and the related cables to be used can be of different types and the use of one technology rather than the other strictly depends on the video outputs available on the computer, the video inputs available on the second monitor and, not on less, from the required performance. Below you will list those that are currently the most frequently used connection technologies (and related cables).

  • HDMI - this is the most commonly used connection method between monitor and computer. This port is present on almost all devices of this type and is capable of transmitting and receiving content with a resolution of up to 8K (7680 x 4320 pixels) and a refresh rate of 60 Hz. To transmit at resolutions higher than 4K, it is An HDMI 1.4 or higher version cable must be used.