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i'm trying to plug my tv to my setup(3x monitors) since i'm getting really tired of having to unplug monitor every time i wanna watch a movie and it screws up all my icons getting its annoying.

I have a pair of 5850s in crossfire but if i plug anything in the second card it doesn't recognize it is it because i have them xfired or is my computer stupid because both work individually

any help would be gratefully appreciated
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Doesn't that gen only support 3 monitor eyefinity?
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im not in eyefinity tho and its 3 per card
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Quote:
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im not in eyefinity tho and its 3 per card
You can't do it while crossfired then.
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aww man i'll just have to wait for the 7000 series to come out then
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6xxx will do 4 monitors, and not have a VRAM bottleneck.
    
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Originally Posted by Anthraxinsoup View Post
6xxx will do 4 monitors, and not have a VRAM bottleneck.
i know but if im gonna upgrade might as well wait a couple months and get the 7000
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post #9 of 11
You can run four monitors off a single card. You just can't Eyefinity all of them.
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just add some bacon and jack dagniels and those 5850s will rock 8monitors, SMART!

just want to make u jelly and let u know im running 4 monitors on my 6950

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