USB 2.0 for 3rd monitor alone or must all 3 monitors run from USB adapter


#1

I am currently running 2 monitors from nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX+ under Windows 7 - just purchased your USB 2 adapter to add a third large monitor. My question is first will this work or must I run all three monitors with USB 2 adapters?


#2

Thanks for asking!

You should be able to add a third monitor using one of our DisplayLink adapters in conjunction with your two previously attached monitors. There’s no requirement that all displays be connected in a certain way.

If you have any issues, please contact us at support@plugable.com so we can help!


#3

Thanks Sam, it’ll be a little while before I try it out but I’ll let you know how it goes. Thanks again.


#4

I have used multiple different configurations with built-in video, nVidia or other GPUs, and even different DisplayLink chipset version USB devices with no significant issues.

The only big problem is if you try to use NON-DisplayLink USB video adapters with DisplayLink devices. That doesn’t seem to ever work. No great loss.


#5

Thanks for jumping in! You’re correct, generally other USB graphics adapters will not work with DispayLink adapters, they tend to interfere with each other (competing for resources).


#6

Hey Don, I haven’t heard back from you in a while, so I’m hoping you were able to fix the issue. If not, contact me at support@plugable.com so I can help!


#7