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Laptop external display

I've got an HP laptop with a VGA and an HDMI port on the side.  I've got two wide screen LCDs that I want to be able to hook up to the laptop simultaneously and have an extended display across all three (including the laptops built in display).  I just purchased a VGA to USB adapter which has an internal video card built into the device.  This is working display wise as I am able to use all three displays as an extended desktop.  But it seems to be maxing out my USB capabilities on my machine.  When this display is connected to the USB along with other devices, they seem to battle for USB bandwidth.  Flash drives seem to operate super slow.  This doesn't seem to be the best solution.  I've seen VGA/HDMI adapters at stores and am wondering if it is possible for me to hook up one monitor to the built in VGA port on the laptop and the other monitor through such an adapter to the HDMI port on the laptop and achieve the same effect of a 3 display extended desktop.

Any input on this issue would be helpful.

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you can check it by going to hp.com and ready docs for your particular model.
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So what would be the result if I used one of those VGA splitters and essentially had them both running into my VGA port?
You could attach 2x monitors for 2048w x768h or better.  There are limits to the external monitor resolution based on the video chip and driver.  Check to see your capabilities first.  
Thanks guys.  Looks like there is no cheap or easy solution to get something working any better than this USB to VGA adapter.  I think I'll just stick with it.  It will just take some getting used to.