Need help setting up dual monitors

I have an older computer with the following motherboard:

I have a couple of questions.

1. The integrated video has two external monitor plugs. If I connect two monitors, will the computer be able to utilize the extended desktop feature? I don't want to simply duplicate the same display on both monitors.

2. Can someone recommend a good new graphics card to install that supports two monitors for extended desktop?

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  1. Yes, you'll be fine if you just plug it in.

    I'm going to presume you're not gaming - you *should* be fine without a graphics card.

    However, if you do get one, you have to check your case to see if you need a low-profile card (back port half length.)
  2. Awesome. And yes, you presumed correctly that I am not gaming. :)

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