2 Monitors: Benefits of a Larger Display


Dual Monitor systems are a great way to improve productivity at work or simply enhance virtual hobbies. Fortunately, this technology, that was once exclusive only to professionals in areas such as engineering and business, is becoming readily available for everyone to enjoy. What were once “high dollar” systems, are now budget-friendly options to even the most frugal of consumers. Whether you are using 2 monitors for work, play, or a combination of the two, you will find various benefits to converting to the newest, best computer displays available on the market today.  Having 2 monitors linked to one personal computer motherboard allows you increased flexibility in viewing, editing, and enhancing documents that once required monotonous maximizing and minimizing of various windows on your display. Professional researchers, students, and everyone in between can benefit from the increased ease and flexibility of opening source materials along with their original documents, and being able to compare the two side-by-side, eliminating both room for error and wasted, costly printing supplies.

Other benefits of using 2 monitors include the ability to display real-time information on one screen, while being free to complete other tasks on the other screen. Dual monitor users also have the ability to enlarge images and videos onto both monitors, enhancing their overall viewing experience. The accessibility of various information on two screens also reduces power usage that one would previously use by running two computers at once to closely monitor data and try to work simultaneously.

Whether you use your computer to trade stocks, play video games, edit documents, or create websites, everyone can benefit from the increased productivity and usability that 2 monitors provide. Other users of the multi-monitor display include security surveillance teams, medical personnel, professional photographers, architects, and universities. This simple fix is a great way to cut time and save paper when creating and giving presentations. The panoramic view feature also allows enhanced viewing for both leisurely and professional pursuits.

Two things to keep in mind when considering a dual monitor system are hardware and software. Video cards may need to be upgraded or expanded for maximum performance. Additionally, system settings and additional upgrades within your operating system will help to both maximize your experience and eliminate frustrating crashes and frozen screens. When shopping for 2 monitors for one personal computer system, be sure to do some research beforehand and consult with your sales representative to be certain that your computer is optimized for the best possible display and overall performance.
Once everything is setup correctly, I am certain that you will be completely satisfied with your upgrade, and wonder how you ever got anything done on a single monitor!