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How many monitors is too many? I have 3 and want another

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I have 3 including my laptop and want another one as well. I like the efficiency of not having to jump through windows to find what I’m looking for. I can put certain programs on certain screens and get more done in a less distracting manner.

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My monitors and desk setup is quite literally one big reason I won't go back into the office. (Many other reasons too).
I hate plug-unplug to go sit in a stuffy meeting room holding my coffee, my notebook, my phone. Women's pants don't even have pockets!

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This person needs to be stopped.

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OP in 2023 if the pandemic doesn’t end.

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I think I’d spend more time fidgeting with those monitors trying to get them straight, than actually working…

Your computer graphics card will tell you when it's too many. Also # of ports may be limiting

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An eGPU will fix that issue if you don’t mind dropping a grand!

I have been just using the laptop screen the last 3 years, can’t imagine a 2nd let alone 4!!

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D1 you gotta be trolling! Level up those computer skills. Also prior military here

Are you the architect from the matrix ?

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I am only here for the comments and y’all didn’t disappoint.

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1 27” high resolution one and my laptop screen as backup for capturing notes primarily. Nobody in consulting needs more than 2 if you’re just working in PPT, Excel, Chrome and Outlook all day

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One for outlook, one for ppt/excel, one for slack and other for netflix

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I had 6 when I was a high frequency trader earlier in my career

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What’s on the 4th monitor? Three works great for me.

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I have 4 and love it. Two are sidetraks — my Computer has ears!

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One for the incognito browser

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I have my laptop screen for normal messages with Team. Two other screens for excel/pdf/etc. sometimes I do wish I have a 4th one whe n I need to look at multiple files…

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6 Screens… 3 laptops + 3 external monitors works well

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Sounds like you should use a TV for a monitor

3 for personal, 1 monitor + laptop for worm

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Depends on how many eyes you have

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