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Will connecting a 2nd monitor to my laptop slow it down? (Please Help Thanks!)

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I am planning to buy a second monitor about 19-22 inches and I'm wondering will it lag if i have gaming on my laptop's screen and watching YouTube video's on the 19-22 inch?
Will my pc's performance be slowed dramatically?
It'll be great if you have suggestions and could reply to my question.
Thanks!

My computer specs are: Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II N660 Dual-Core Processor 3Ghz Each Core
Current Ram: 8GB
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition (build 7600), 64-bit
Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 6650M 1GB DDR3

BTW I'm completely new to this. Sorry
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while you may see some jumping on the screen playing youtube videos your performance should not decrease
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Thanks for responding, make some sense now.
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while you may see some jumping on the screen playing youtube videos your performance should not decrease
Not sure what you mean by jumping on the screen? Can you go in detail? Thanks
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jumping was a poor word to use more like slight skipping. at least i notice it on anything that i'm watching while playing a game. disabling the hardware acceleration takes care of most of it.,
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