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ASUS G73JH ATI 5870m 3 displays, Is there a way?

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I'm looking for a way to run 3 displays off my laptop. Id like to be able to run two additional to the fixed mounted LCD for the laptop.

I've noticed that i can run two w/o a problem. I'm wondering if this is a hardware limitation? Or if someone believes that it may be a driver thing? I've looked around and i can't seem to find anywhere a way to do this. : (

I was wondering if anyone has had any luck with any of the USB based video splitters and if that may be a viable option. I'l like it for work, and... well it's and ASUS G73... i'd love it to play. I'd use only two monitors but the cross-hairs of the games is magically in the center and it makes it just about imposable to game.
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If you don't have a third video out (DVI, HDMI, +), This is what you need/want.

You can buy it here.
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