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Looking for laptop that can output two external displays

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December 26, 2008 2:21:38 PM

Hey guys,
I'll be buying a new laptop this week for business. I'm looking for a machine that can output to two external displays simultaneously as the primary laptop LCD. In other words, I'd have 3 displays going at the same time. I would not be running GPU-intensive apps: just excel, IE, and WORD, for business (three displays increases my productivity exponentially).

Anyhow, several modern laptops have both a VGA and HDMI output, and laptops with both a VGA and DVI have seem to have disappeared from existence. I was wondering if both of those can be used at the same time. I'd want to stick an HDMI-to-DVI adaptor on the HDMI-out and connect it to a standard LCD monitor. (my external 19" Viewsonic monitors natively display 1440 X 900 so they're a little less than 1080p)

If you guys know any specific models that can do what I'm looking for, I would certainly appreciate it. To take it a step further, I'd ideally like a machine with a native 13" display (so that it's lighter and more portable) and somewhere in the 700-1000 range. Again, this is for business, not gaming, so I don't need overkill.

Here's an example of a couple of machines that I am looking at:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
December 26, 2008 10:17:27 PM

Any docking station can do the same thing.
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