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sandy bridge integrated graphics: dual monitors?

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can you run dual monitors off of the integrated graphics?

building an HTPC, want to be able to watch a movie on big screen and surf internet on a smaller monitor. is this possible?
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http://www.intel.com/cd/products/services/emea/eng/chipsets/ec-h67/overview/462674.htm
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Support for HDMI, DisplayPort*, eDP and DVI 2 High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) delivers uncompressed HD video and uncompressed multi-channel audio in a single cable, supporting all HD formats including 720p, 1080i and 1080p. Dual independent display expands the viewable workspace to two monitors.
Multi-monitor support Multi-monitor support with Windows 7*

Just make sure your mobo has the necessary ports.
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thanks. wish i had known this earlier. was at microcenter earlier and held back because of this.
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