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I'm looking to build a new computer with an Intel Core i7-3770 and will therefore be needing a Z77 motherboard. I currently have two monitors, and would like to use them both on the new system, however I have not found a Z77 motherboard with two DVI outputs. Does anyone know if one exists?

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HDMI is compatible with DVI through a passive adaptor. DVI is huge, adaptorwise, so one's the most you'll get. Unless you need dual-link, on both monitors, go with a single DVI port and an adaptor. This is also a purchase question, and as such off topic for most of the SE family of sites. –  Journeyman Geek Sep 10 '12 at 3:08
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I havent seen any motherboards with dual outputs, they may exist though. However, you are better off with getting a graphics card with dual outputs. They will have more capability than any onboard graphics chip.

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In theory, the current video adaptors handle up to 3 monitors fine. OTOH, DVI is somewhat depreciated, and take up a load of space. You can also, fairly trivially use HDMI to DVI adaptors. Depending on his use, a seperate video card may not be needed. –  Journeyman Geek Sep 10 '12 at 3:09
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