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3 Monitors w/ 2 780 lightnings. Cabling help?

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Hello all, I would like some help figuring out my first multi-monitor setup.

I have 3 Dell S2340M monitors, and they have an HDMI connection only, and 2 MSI 780 lightnings which each have 1 display port, 2 HDMI, and one DVI connection per card.

What would be the proper cabling to get, and how does one connect the odd number of monitors to the even number of video cards?

My guess would simply be 2 HDMI on one card and 1 HDMI on the other, but I dont know.

Thanks for any help!
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I did my nvidia surround with my Asus monitors that have only HDMI, with 1 full HDMI cable and two of THESE. Works like a charm. 

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