AL3XL3VA
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How to attach two additional monitors to the newest Alienware 15 laptop for the purposes of gaming.

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So Im wondering how i would go about attaching two additional monitors to the newest Alienware 15 laptop for the purposes of gaming. I'm hoping for no lag between monitors. Is daisy chaining possible? if this is even possible what connections would my monitors need?

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Game7a1
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RE: How to attach two additional monitors to the newest Alienware 15 laptop for the purposes of gaming.

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Yes.

Yes.

No.

No.

Does this suffice?

Currently owned computers:
AW13 R2 | i7-6500U | GTX 960m 4 GB + GA (R9 285 2 GB / RX 480 8 GB) | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 1800p Touchscreen | 2 x 500 GB SATA M.2 | Graphics Amplifier Performance Analysis with 13 R1
Desktop | i7-3770 | GTX 980 4 GB | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 120 GB mSATA + 960 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD | 600w PSU
Formerly owned computers:
HP Pavilion 15-n280us (given away) | Apple Mac Mini 2012 (sold)  | m15x (damaged mobo) | 13 R1 (death by unknown) | m14xR2 (Tradied In)

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Game7a1
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RE: How to attach two additional monitors to the newest Alienware 15 laptop for the purposes of gaming.

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Using the HDMI and mini Display Port ports on the back of the laptop. You might need an adapter for the mDP port (mDP to DP or HDMI), but it won't change the fact that you can have 2 external monitors hooked up to the AW15.

Currently owned computers:
AW13 R2 | i7-6500U | GTX 960m 4 GB + GA (R9 285 2 GB / RX 480 8 GB) | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 1800p Touchscreen | 2 x 500 GB SATA M.2 | Graphics Amplifier Performance Analysis with 13 R1
Desktop | i7-3770 | GTX 980 4 GB | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 120 GB mSATA + 960 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD | 600w PSU
Formerly owned computers:
HP Pavilion 15-n280us (given away) | Apple Mac Mini 2012 (sold)  | m15x (damaged mobo) | 13 R1 (death by unknown) | m14xR2 (Tradied In)

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AL3XL3VA
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RE: How to attach two additional monitors to the newest Alienware 15 laptop for the purposes of gaming.

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So are you suggesting I hook one monitor up to the laptop through the hdmi port and one through the mini display port? Will I be able to achieve extended display across them all? Will the images be different due to using different cables? Or would there be any lag? I'm trying to avoid buying like a mini display port graphic card adapter to dual output.

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Game7a1
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RE: How to attach two additional monitors to the newest Alienware 15 laptop for the purposes of gaming.

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Yes.

Yes.

No.

No.

Does this suffice?

Currently owned computers:
AW13 R2 | i7-6500U | GTX 960m 4 GB + GA (R9 285 2 GB / RX 480 8 GB) | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 1800p Touchscreen | 2 x 500 GB SATA M.2 | Graphics Amplifier Performance Analysis with 13 R1
Desktop | i7-3770 | GTX 980 4 GB | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 120 GB mSATA + 960 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD | 600w PSU
Formerly owned computers:
HP Pavilion 15-n280us (given away) | Apple Mac Mini 2012 (sold)  | m15x (damaged mobo) | 13 R1 (death by unknown) | m14xR2 (Tradied In)

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