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connect 2 monitors to one pc

I have Dell Vostro 200 desktop PC with Intel Core Duo CPU E8200@ 2.66 GHZ, 2 GB RAM, Vista 32 bit. My cpu has 2 PCI, 1 PCI Express x1 and 1 PCI Express x16 slots.
I wish to connect a 17" Samsung flat screen monitor (1440 x 900) and a 15" Acer flat screen monitor (1366 x 768).
I will use this configuration for normal data processing (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.) i,e, not for gaming.
The two monitors must run independent applications, i.e. word processing on one monitor and spreadsheet on another without compromising on screen resolution.
Can someone suggest video card I require for this.

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Pretty much any

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Pretty much any video card these days can do that.

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Monitor resolution?

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What about screen resolution. These two monitors have different resolutions, will any video card support two monitors with different resolutions?

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Sure

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Sure. Virtually any video card is going to have dual RAMDACs. That's been a pretty standard feature for quite a few years.

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RAMDAC? what is that?

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what does RAMDAC stand for?

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Just a pic to clarify

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card spec

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can you tell me what brand card did you use and its specifications?

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I have a pic too.

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card specs

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thank you for the pic. I need card specifications. what card are you using for this config.

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No spec!

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Today's cards do this. I can see you are confused about all this and why not share EXACTLY what monitors you have, the settings you want to support, the OS, the card you are considering or ELSE you will continue to get answers like you have to date.
Bob

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