Hi I am a designer and I am moving to a two screen setup. I have both my new monitors in place and want to connect them by hdmi but I only have one port on my desktop. I have read about hdmi switches but read this would give me the same picture on both screens. How can i resolve this? Will I need a new card with two hdmi ports?
How to set up two monitors for double the screen real estate
Can I connect two monitors to my computer using an hdmi splitter - Super User
Show less This wikiHow teaches you how to set up a two-monitor display for your Windows or Mac computer. Using two monitors for one display effectively doubles the amount of on-screen space with which you have to work. Then, plug the cable from the second monitor into the free port on your computer.
How to Setup Dual Monitors in Windows
Setting up dual monitors used to be an expensive and complicated task back in the days, but thanks to cheap graphics cards and cheap monitors, pretty much any modern computer can support dual monitors nowadays. In addition, the latest versions of Windows support a lot of features natively that you previously could only get using third-party dual monitor software. For example, each monitor can have its own taskbar and Start button, which is nice. Also, each monitor can have a different background or you can use a single panoramic picture and have it span both desktops.