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I have two 6950s which I have not crossfired and do not plan on crossfiring.

How can I overclock them? In afterburner I seem to only be allowed to overclocking card #1, if I select card #2 in the settings, it shows all values(core,mem,fan etc etc) as zero and cannot be changed.
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Unless CF is enabled, the second card is disabled - recognized but unusable. Why, if I may ask, you have two identical cards, and do not want to CF?
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Unless CF is enabled, the second card is disabled - recognized but unusable. Why, if I may ask, you have two identical cards, and do not want to CF?
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Recognized and unusable? I have 2 5850s and sometimes disable crossfire, and my 3 screens work fine...2 in top card and 1 in the bottom card.

Two reasons I can think of to not crossfire is that no display port is needed for 3 monitors and that you don't have to deal with crossfire driver issues.
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Unless CF is enabled, the second card is disabled - recognized but unusable. Why, if I may ask, you have two identical cards, and do not want to CF?
Something like folding@home or seti@home.

EDIT: looks like I have to make some dummy plugs.
Edited by PhaedraCorruption - 6/17/11 at 1:36pm
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You can get a custom bios or edit it yourself so that it is overclocked by default.
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