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How many HDMI ports do i need to have on my gpu to use Oculus Rift?

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Last response: in Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
December 30, 2017 8:56:36 PM

My pc has 1 HDMI port on the gpu and 1 HDMI port on the motherboard can i plug my monitor into the HDMI port on my mother board and oculus rift into the gpu?

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a c 453 V Motherboard
December 30, 2017 9:03:35 PM

If you read the instructions, you only need one. And it has to be the one on the GPU.

Whether you're able to display to the Rift with your GPU and to your monitor with the motherboard, that entirely depends on your motherboard.
a c 136 V Motherboard
December 31, 2017 1:53:55 AM

If you plug the monitor into the motherboard, it's running off the integrated graphics. First off, that may actually be disabled with a graphics card installed (depends on your motherboard), and secondly it would ruin performance in non-VR games.

I'd recommend getting an adapter so you can plug the monitor into eg. a Displayport output on the graphics card.
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