If combining the on board Intel® HD Graphics with a external PCI/PCIe video card, Windows will allow using the two graphics controllers at the same time, but the only dual display mode available is "Extended desktop". If you are looking for other dual display options like "Clone display" then it will be necessary to connect the two monitors into one of the graphics solutions, the on board or the video card so Windows will give you the dual display modes available depending on the graphics adapter.
In order to accomplish this, the most important thing is to change some settings on the BIOS. Please go to the configuration tab>video>integrated graphics device> set to “always enable”
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Now I can see two cards in device mgr, however nothing happens when I plug in second monitor into integrated HDMI port. Intel cards is shown as "working properly"
I've installed latest Intel GFX driver and software, but still no luck. I'm also unable to run Intel HD graphics Control Panel.
Windows is Win 8 x64
I need to know the following information in order to try to find a solution on your inquire.
- On BIOS, did you set the integrated graphics device as “always enable”?
- Do you have 1 monitor connected to the HDMI of your motherboard?
- Are you able to have video using the onboard video of your motherboard? No video card installed?
- On the video card, are you using the DVI, HDMI or the display port to connect the 2nd monitor?
- Which BIOS version do you have installed on your motherboard?
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I've managed to make it work. I've set Intel Integrated Video as Primary in BIOS and now both graphics can be used. By default it was set to Auto.
So there are two things to do in bios:
1. set integr video to Always Enable
2. set Primary video to Intel integr
Kir, I am glad to know it is working now.
I have a similar problem, I want to connect a PCI vga card to a Intel Core i5 processor 3330 i think tha the graphics card has and VGA and an HDMI,but I also want to put a PCI card to connect a third monitor so that a program can work with tha, but when I put the PCI card it doesn't give me nothing of output on neither one when both cards are on the motherboard. can someone help out here forgot tomention is a windows 8.1 - 64 bits
If you are using the same motherboard, please make sure you installed the latest graphics drivers for W8.1 64bits. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=23339&lang=eng&OSVersion=Windows%208.1%2C%2064-bit*&DownloadType=Drivers
Using the onboard video, would you please try the following workaround and let me know the results?
1. Go to the secure boot options on BIOS
2. Enable secure boot (if disabled)
3. Check on the option that says “Install Intel platform key”
4. Press F10 to save changes and restart the system
I just setup ASUS Q87M-E LGA 1150 Intel Q87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard with 2 MSI N9600GT-2D512-OCv2 GeForce 9600 GT 512MB 256-Bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card. Initially both cards where recognized and I was able to run 4 monitors from the PCIe video cards. But I also need to be able to run additional monitors using the onboard video processor, but for some reason I can't see additional monitors being connected. After reading some posts I have "enabled" my multi-monitor option in the BIOS setting for iGPU and made iGPU the primary source. That just allows me to use the onboard display and it no longer recognized the 2 video cards in the PCIe slots.
How do I get them to run together at the same time?
P.S. I'm running Intel Core i7-4770 Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics, If that is helpful.
I am looking to do the same thing with 3 monitors - here is the things that seem to be the right items to tell you about before this Bios can be done.
System Manufacturer: Packard Bell
System Model: ipower G5800
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.9GHz
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
Chip type: GeForce 9800 GT
Can it be done?
Thank you for any advice.
Hello John, in order to have 3 monitors in your system, your BIOS would need to have switchable graphics. You have a first generation I7 processor, and this family does not have this feature.
Once you installed a PCIx card on your motherboard, the onboard graphics are automatically (electronically) disabled
You would be able to have triple display by using a PCI-x video card with 2 video ports and you would also need a regular PCI video card with one port.
Hi there Sylvia
Thank you for your e-mail. I am looking at a new graphic card at the moment after spending the weekend looking on Google to see if there was a way round it. You would have thought that if the is a monitor hole coming out of the motherboard that you could use it, but oh no!
Oh well onwards and upwards.
John, if you need any additional information once you have the vídeo card, please contact us.
I have already enabled Intel multi display in the UEFI firmware settings under Advanced->onboard device config->Intel multi-display enabled but the computer is still not recognizing the monitor connected to the integrated card. I already have two monitors connected to the PCI video card. I was wondering if you could help
I have a:
Intel i-7-3770 GPU @ 3.4 GHZ
64 bit Windows 8
Brad_B, would you please let me know if you are able to have video when using only the onboard graphics (without the video card) ?
May I have the model number of the monitors you are using?
Which graphic driver are you using?