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using HDMI out to serve multiple monitors

I ordered a computer kit with an nVidia GTX 560 ti. The graphics card has 2 DVI ports and 1 HDMI slot on it. My question is whether it is possible to get an HDMI splitter and use multiple monitors connected over HDMI, or if I have to use the DVI ports for additional monitors.

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What's wrong with a DVI to HDMI adapter? (Keep in mind you can only run two monitors off this card anyway.) –  Shinrai Nov 30 '11 at 17:17

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Depends on what you really want. Keep in mind that a HDMI splitter will give you the same picture on both monitors and register as a single attached monitor on your computer. If you want it to be treated as two monitors where you can extend the desktop, you will need to get a DVI -> HDMI adapter (which isn't that expensive anyhow). If you use the DVI -> HDMI, you can also mirror the screens from the OS

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