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GateCrusher420 VIP Member

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#1 6 years ago

Okay, so I'm in the market for something that will allow me to switch between two different inputs for one monitor. I have two computers right now that I want to hook up to a single monitor and I'm looking for some sort of device that will allow me to switch between the two. Is there anything out there for this?




kow_ciller

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#2 6 years ago

Yeah, a KVM switch.




D3matt

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#3 6 years ago

That, or just save yourself the money and use remote desktop.




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#4 6 years ago

KVM Switch will allow you to switch you keyboard and mouse as well.




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#5 6 years ago

Remote desktop FTW. Unless you're going to be gaming on both computers, RealVNC or Splashtop or something will do fine. To get a decent KVM with digital video and audio, it's expensive.




D3matt

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#6 6 years ago
*Daedalus;5622420Remote desktop FTW. Unless you're going to be gaming on both computers, RealVNC or Splashtop or something will do fine. To get a decent KVM with digital video and audio, it's expensive.

If you're on the same network, just use windows RDC. You won't find anything with a more seamless integration.




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#7 6 years ago

I agree with everyone else. A KVM Switch can do what you want but depending on how many ports, type of connections, etc they can be quite expensive. If you want to save on the costs just use a Remote Desktop program.