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nvidia gaming card and ati htpc card together?

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I want to put a 2nd video card in my PC(1055t, gtx 460, ga-890fxa-ud5) so I can run 3 displays(I want to add my TV), and I want that card to be a radeon 5570. Googling I only come up with stuff from 2007 and 2008 about this with lots of workarounds and hacks needed to make it functional.

Has this gotten easier or harder recently? Do you think I'll have any problems with getting dxva running on the ati card?
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4tb of random hdds pioneer something dvd-rw 7 x64 2x 21" sony trinitron + 60" PDP 
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logi G11 corsair hx750 Antec 1200 logi G9x 
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Yes, it will work aslong as you use Windows XP or Windows 7.

Just install drivers like normal .
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