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Dual screens on my 5770?

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My GPU: http://www.hisdigital.com/un/product2-536.shtml

2nd Screen: http://www.benq.com/products/product...m?product=1515

Will my GPU support using my current monitor (Acer X233H) and the BenQ one, both in DVI or will i have to buy some sort of adapter, like HDMI to DVI or something?

I don't mean eyefinity, i want to use them as separate monitors, not like one image stretching to both screens.

Might seem like a stupid-ass question but i don't know much about this multiple screen stuff.

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it will support it. If your gaming ur FRAPS are going to be crap though.
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If you can physically plug in both monitors to your video card (yes), then it will work with what you want to do.
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You should be good with the two DVI outs on the card, and it will work fine with a second display with the desktop extended.
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it will support it. If your gaming ur FRAPS are going to be crap though.
You mean FPS, right? And how would it affect my FPS if i only game on the one screen?
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You mean FPS, right? And how would it affect my FPS if i only game on the one screen?
Your FPS won't be effected at all if you're only using one screen.
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Your FPS won't be effected at all if you're only using one screen.
Thats what i thought, i wonder what he was going on about o.O

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Thats what i thought, i wonder what he was going on about o.O

Thanks, guys, for the rapid answers!
Unless you disconnect the second monitor or somehow disable it its still going to show the desktop and whatever apps are on it when you game fullscreen on the first (my 4870x2 did this and so do my 480's), that's why I got a second monitor - to see other applications while I game fullscreen. True enough I never noticed a difference and nor will you but supporting the extra display while gaming will affect performance slightly.
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Unless you disconnect the second monitor or somehow disable it its still going to show the desktop and whatever apps are on it when you game fullscreen on the first (my 4870x2 did this and so do my 480's), that's why I got a second monitor - to see other applications while I game fullscreen. True enough I never noticed a difference and nor will you but supporting the extra display while gaming will affect performance slightly.
Ah, probably, but i hardly think a browser window or something of the same sort is going to affect my FPS too badly TBH.
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