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I have just bought a HP Pavilion desktop with an AMD Radeon HD 7450 graphics card. This card has one DVI port and a HDMI port, and I want to hook it to up 2 monitors so I can use both as extended desktop (I don't just want to mirror the same output on 2 monitors).

According to the blurb here it states These cards support dual displays with its DisplayPort and dual link DVI connectors. But there isn't a DisplayPort on the card! So, can I buy a splitter cable that will feed these 2 monitors, or am I better off buying a HDMI->VGA adapter for the HDMI port?

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So, can I buy a splitter cable that will feed these 2 monitors, or am I better off buying a HDMI->VGA adapter for the HDMI port?

You will need to purchase a HDMI to DVI cable.

This means you will need a monitor with a HDMI port or DVI port.

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Thanks. All my monitors are VGA, is it possible to get a HDMI -> DVI adapter, and then plug that into a DVI -> VGA adator? Or is that not going to work because HDMI is digital, and VGA is analog? –  user41270 Nov 30 '12 at 14:39
    
@user41270 - This depends on the type of DVI connection on the cable. Its very unlikely you will be able to find an HDMI to analog ( DVI ) cable. –  Ramhound Nov 30 '12 at 14:51
    
Thanks, I think this might do the trick actually amazon.co.uk/Neewer-Black-Adapter-Converter-Laptop/dp/… –  user41270 Nov 30 '12 at 15:04
    
Why was this answer downvoted exactly? –  Ramhound Dec 5 '12 at 16:29

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