I intend to add external monitors for the sake of achieving general efficiency. I intend to attach a dell monitor (link below) to my dell vostro 3400 (specs listed below). Monitor: http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/...ynoteSearch&baynote_bnrank=9&baynote_irrank=0 Dell Vostro 3400 specs: CPU: Intel Core i3-370M Display: 14" High Definition LED Display (1366 Ã 768) with Anti-Glare Memory: 3 GB or 4 GB DDR3 @ 1066 MHz (up to 8 GB supported) Optical Drive: Dual-Layer 8X DVD+/-RW Drive Video Card: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD Security Hardware: Fingerprint reader w/DigitalPersona software Hard Drive: 250 GB SATA @7200 RPM Wireless: Dell Wireless 1520 b/g/n Webcam: Integrated 2.0 MP Webcam Battery: 6-Cell or 9-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery 1- Is it possible to simply attach an external monitor or pair of dual monitors to a laptop or do I need additional hardware? [indeed, n00b question] 2- Do I need to upgrade my video card to facilitate this process? Thanks.