Best Dual Monitor Stand

In a rush? Here’s our number 1 choice!

Perlegear Dual Monitor Mount

Well made, nicely engineered, all-metal model with clever gas-filled struts making it easy to angle and adjust. It’s not the cheapest, but it’s a genuinely top quality item with great customer reviews and a 10-year warranty!

 

The Dual Monitor Stand

The computer is now an essential part of our lives, and not just in the workplace. We use computers at home, and if you look around you, there will be several household appliances that you probably don’t realise are computer controlled. But what we’re talking about today is the traditional PC, still the mainstay of the office desk.

Powerful, versatile and able to handle any sort of work that you want it to do, the PC is a vital tool in business and commerce, and these days the ability of both the CPU and the monitor are very impressive. The latter can handle stunning colours, the former amazing graphics, and whether you use your PC for monitoring markets, producing reports or simply communicating with others by one of many available means, it’s a device you can’t do without.

There are occasions – especially in business – where you might need to switch between applications on your screen. Doing this takes time, especially when you are working to a deadline. This is why people started using dual monitors, with one showing one set of information, and the other free to use otherwise. It makes a lot of sense – and it’s not just in business as gamers do it too – to have a versatile stand that you can attach two monitors to, and that’s what we’re looking at in this review.

Having your monitors adjusted to the right angle and easy to see can also help with your posture, so you need one of these if you spend a lot of time at a desk and want to avoid back problems.

Before we get into details of 10 of the best dual monitor stands, a very brief look at how they work.

How it Works

Put simply, a dual monitor stand is a cleverly-designed metal stand that has two spaces – one for each monitor – side by side, and that can be adjusted by height, and by angle, to suit the viewers requirements. The standard designs have a strong and durable clamp designed to attach a desk, and are very sturdy and rigid. They are very usable devices, and save a lot of time if you are comparing information on different sites, for example.

So, now you know what we’re talking about and why you might need one, let’s look at the top 10 dual monitor stands available to you right now.

The Top 10

1Home Twin Arm Monitor Stand

There are going to be some similarities between the dual monitor stands that we review, thanks largely to the fact that they are designed for a specific purpose. This one, from 1Home, is a typical design yet it is one with some interesting capabilities. Before we continue, you’re going to see VESA mentioned; this is a measurement of the four mounting holes on the back of the monitor – or TV – and is expressed as distance horizontally then vertically. It can vary, so beware.

This model can 75x75mm to 100x100mm, so should cover all monitors. It can be adjusted to fit between 13” and 27” monitors, is made from durable steel, and is fully adjustable through tilt, and rotation, and can also switch from landscape to portrait on one or both screens very quickly. Mounting is by a heavy-duty ‘C’ clamp, and it is designed to hide the wires. This one has almost 350 customer reviews, 80% of which are 5-star, and the complaints tend to be about the arms bending after a couple of weeks, and missing parts.

Pros
  • Fully adjustable
  • Fits a range of sizes
  • Portrait and landscape
  • C clamp mount
Cons
  • Complaints about flimsy arms
  • Missing parts in some deliveries

 

FITUEYES Wood Dual Monitor Stand

If you’re looking for an all-singing, all-dancing fully adjustable monitor stand, this isn’t it. What it is, is a simple wooden construction designed to sit at the back of your desk, with a monitor on each of the left and right plinths. If that suits you – perhaps you don’t need to adjust the angle of your screens much or often – then that’s fine, but otherwise, its not going to do the job.

It’s made from matt black MDF and is quite strong as a result, has a variable length of between 925 and 1080mm, and the end plinths are loose so can be angled as you wish. In effect, it’s a small piece of furniture for your desk, with rubber feet for safety. Customer reviews are largely favourable, although some complaints of missing parts and difficulty of assembly prevent a 5-star overall rating.

Pros
  • Neat wood solution
  • Black finish
  • Not expensive
Cons
  • No adjustable angle
  • Not metal
  • Difficult to assemble
  • Very basic

 

Perlegear Dual Monitor Mount

This very nicely designed monitor mount is a fully-adjustable model with very flexible arms, and each one is designed to hold 8kg, so should be suitable for most monitors. VESA is 75×75 to 100x100mm, which is the standard, and you can fit monitors of between 15” and 27” with this one. You can have your screens either landscape or portrait for added versatility, and it’s easy to adjust them.

A couple of things we really like about this one: the arms are not spring-loaded for adjustability, they are gas springs for easier and smoother use. Plus, the confidence of the maker is enhanced by a 10-year warranty. It comes with a C clamp to attach to the desk. Having said all that, while 75% of customers give it 5-stars, a few have complained that it’s difficult to get the monitors to stay in the right position, and can be difficult to assemble.

Pros
  • 8kg weight capability
  • Portrait and landscape
  • Gas springs
  • C Clamp
  • Fully adjustable
Cons
  • Expensive in comparison to some
  • Complaints about keeping position
  • Some found it difficult to assemble

 

VonHaus Dual Monitor Stand

The VonHaus brand crops up often in our reviews, as they have a reputation for producing affordable, usable and reliable products across a wide variety of genres. This dual stand is a simple design that offers the user full adjustability – you can tilt through 180-degrees and rotate through 360 – and is made from metal so that you get strength and durability.

VESA for this one is the usual 75 to 100mm, and it comes with all the fittings you need, plus it can take screens between 13” and 32”, is said to be simple to assemble, and has a foot stand. We prefer the C clamp design for steadiness, but there is a 5-year warranty with this one so that’s peace of mind. It is cheap, and scores quite high with customers, but there are quite a few users warning that this stand is not suitable for larger screens as they will sag.

Pros
  • Cheap to buy
  • Easy to assemble
  • 5-year warranty
  • Wide range of screen sizes
  • Full adjustability
Cons
  • Customer complaints of flimsy arms
  • Not suitable for larger screens

 

Invision MX300 Dual Monitor Mount

This is another model with gas spring systems, which do add smoothness and ease of use to the design. However, we have concerns that it may also be more complex, and therefore expensive to fix if it does goes wrong. It comes with a 3-year warranty, which is not bad at all. VESA is the standard 75 to 100mm, you get all the fittings with the mount, and it features a twin C clamp fitment for added strength.

The mount swivels through the full circle for landscape to portrait adjustment, and has a full range of angle and height adjustments so you can set it at that perfect position, and it can take screens between 17” to 27”. Interesting to note that there are several customer reviews outlining flaws such as being difficult to assemble, hard to adjust when installed, and also poor cable ties, and it is not in any way a cheap item.

Pros
  • Clever gas powered arms
  • Twin C clamps
  • All-metal
  • 3 year warranty
  • Standard VESA
Cons
  • Not cheap
  • Limited monitor size
  • Difficult assembly
  • Stiff movement

Duronic Dual Monitor Stand DM25 D2

This is what we would call the ‘standard’ design of dual monitor stand. In effect, it’s a no-nonsense, conventionally sprung model that does the job it’s designed for without fuss. It is metal, comes with all the usual adjustments – including a swivel from portrait to landscape – and can handle screens between 13” to 24” weighting no more than 8kg and with VESA of 75 or 100mm.

This model is one that comes with a solid metal base. This is convenient if you do not have space to clamp, but we do prefer the C clamp method, although that’s personal choice. This model is the basic one, and the brand offers many more.  80% of people who bought this gave it five stars, which is very impressive, and the main complaints are that it can become unstable and is not easy to put together.

Pros
  • Simple design
  • All-metal
  • 13” to 24” screens
  • Solid base
  • Fully adjustable
Cons
  • No C clamp option
  • Not for bigger than 24” screen
  • Instability at times
  • Difficult assembly

 

RFiver Universal Wood Monitor

This is another wood model, and is so similar to the wooden one we reviewed earlier it could well be the same thing under a different brand. What it is, is a simple wooden construction designed to sit at the back of your desk, with a monitor on each of the left and right plinths. If that suits you – perhaps you don’t need to adjust the angle of your screens much or often – then that’s fine, but otherwise, it’s not going to do the job.

It’s made from matt black MDF and is quite strong as a result, has a variable length of between 925 and 1080mm, and the end plinths are loose so can be angled as you wish. In effect, it’s a small piece of furniture for your desk, with rubber feet for safety. Customer reviews are largely favourable, although some complaints of missing parts and difficulty of assembly prevent a 5-star overall rating.

Pros
  • Neat wood solution
  • Black finish
  • Not expensive
Cons
  • No adjustable angle
  • Not metal
  • Very basic

 

Eono Dual Monitor Desk Stand

This model is another of the more sophisticated designs, and is very similar to the other two gas-spring monitors. Each arm has an 8kg capacity, so should be suitable for most monitors. VESA is 75×75 to 100x100mm, which is the standard, and you can fit monitors of between 15” and 27” with this one. You can have your screens either landscape or portrait for added versatility, and it’s easy to adjust them.

A couple of things we really like about this one: the arms are not spring-loaded for adjustability, they are gas springs for easier and smoother use.. It comes with a C clamp to attach to the desk and also a flat mount if you prefer. It’s all very nice and rather clever, yet when we review customer comments there are repeated problems. The major complaint is that with larger monitors it will tilt forward, so beware if you have the larger items.

Pros
  • Clever design with gas struts
  • 15 to 27” monitors
  • Full adjustability
  • Two clamp options
  • 8kg capacity
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Bigger screens cause tilt

 

AmazonBasics Dual Monitor Stand

The AmazonBasics range offers good value products that, very often, are rebranded and sold as Amazon’s own. This dual monitor stand is one such product. It’s a no-nonsense, conventionally sprung model that does the job it’s designed for without fuss. It is metal, comes with all the usual adjustments – including a swivel from portrait to landscape – and can handle screens between 13” to 30” weighting no more than 9.97kg and with VESA of 75 or 100mm. As for that weight allowance, you might want to be a little cautious in believing it!

This design has a twin C-clamp, which is the one we prefer and is designed to clamp tightly to the desk. It’s very cheap and comes with all the tools you need and fitments to put together. Now, out of 24 customer reviews, just 42% gave it five stars. Complaints include poor quality, instability with bigger screens, and difficulty in actually adjusting the monitor’s angles. Perhaps only recommended if you’re on a serious budget.

Pros
  • Very cheap
  • Simple design
  • Double C-clamp
  • All metal design
Cons
  • Poor quality
  • Difficult to angle properly
  • Weight and screen-size claims reportedly exaggerated

 

Bramley Power Dual Monitor Stand

This is the above model, perhaps in its original branding, and at a lower price than the Amazon offering! Once again, what you get is a no-nonsense dual monitor stand. It is metal, comes with all the usual adjustments – including a swivel from portrait to landscape – and can handle screens between 13” to 30” weighting no more than 8kg and with VESA of 75 or 100mm. This design has a twin C-clamp, which is the one we prefer and is designed to clamp tightly to the desk.

It’s very cheap and comes with all the tools you need and fitments to put together. As always, we check the customer reviews, and while more than 70 buyers have reviewed this monitor stand, only 6 out of 10 gave it 5 stars. Indeed, 30% gave it 3 stars or less, citing the likes of sagging arms with 22” screens, poor build quality, and nuts that won’t tighten due to poor design. We can’t recommend it, even at a rock-bottom price.

Pros
  • Very cheap
  • Fully adjustable
  • Wide range of screen sizes
  • Twin C-Clamp
Cons
  • Poor design
  • Build quality is sub-standard
  • Not suitable, as claimed, for larger screens

So, that’s our selection of 10 of the best dual monitor stands for you, but which is best? Before we give you our verdict, let’s have a look at some important factors that you need to consider before you choose.

Buyer’s Guide – What to Look For

One thing we have noticed is that, with many of these monitor stands, there are claims for handling weight and size that are not backed up by user testimonies. For example, most claim to be able to hold – steadily – a monitor weighing 8kg; invariably, we read reports of users who find that the arms sag, often quite considerably, when heavier monitors are used, and this also applies to size.

Our advice is to check very carefully the suggested capability of the machine and compare it to your monitors – some of these won’t handle bigger monitors, and one at least has a maximum of 24” – and then read what users have been saying to check it out further.

We would also suggest that you take close notice of the comments about quality – some of these are notably poor, and this does tend to be reflected in the price – and also ease of use. Difficulty of assembly will be very much down to the individual.

Another factor to consider is whether you want a solid base for your stand, or you want one that clamps via the C-clamp method. We prefer the latter, but it may not be the most convenient for everyone.

Our final suggestion involves the warranty. These are devices that will be under a lot of stress and that will undergo a great deal of movement, so make sure a solid manufacturer warranty is included in the deal.

So, having said all that, which would be choose? Let’s see if we can wrap this up.

Our Choice

We would pay the extra money over some of the cheaper items and buy the Perlegear Dual Monitor Mount. This is a superbly engineered design that includes gas-struts, all the adjustments, has great customer reviews and looks superb, and the arms are covered by a 10-year warranty. The only reason we would go anywhere else is if we needed to accommodate monitors greater than 27”, as that’s the limit here. If you do need bigger capacity, there are others that offer it, but whether they actually provide it reliably is debatable.

We hope we’ve helped you find a dual monitor that is right for your needs, and that makes your working life a lot easier!

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