Moving Up to Three Monitors

Rocking with two monitors is great, but let’s crank things up a notch and go for not two, but three monitors! You could have Word on one monitor, reference materials or whatever on a second monitor, and Outlook on the third. It’s almost scary how productive this setup will make you.

How does this work? The secret is that you need three output ports on your PC. Many new PCs ship with three or even four output ports—VGA, DVI, HDMI, or DisplayPort—so you just need to match these with your monitor input ports. If your PC has only two output ports, you must install a second video card on your system. However, you can’t just plop any old video card in there and hope things will work. Instead, you need to use video cards ...

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