Docking Station Question


Oct 6, 2009
Ok so I have an Asus laptop. Like this:

I want to get a dock for it so that I can use external monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer, ect. I was looking at this:

Does this provide better performance than just using HDMI output on my laptop? The reason I ask is the bullet that says "dual independent video processing". Does that mean it has some kind of video processor/gpu in it? I'm curious because when I hooked this laptop up to a 1080p monitor it felt sluggish. I have this laptop on a ssd and its lightning quick usually but it felt slow with the hdmi monitor.

Thanks for any suggestions. I"m not looking for gaming performance upgrades, I just don't want it to bog down for office use, video playback, ect.
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