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I got 6gb of tri channel ram, core i-7 950, x58 sabertooth mb, with xfx 6870

Im thinking of getting another 6870 but the brand is not the same will

A different brand work, an will my pc perform fine without any bottlenecking
    
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Different brands work fine - you can even crossfire different cards in the same series (so a 6870+6850).

That board can run both at x16 so you won't lose any performance from bandwidth issues, and that cpu won't 'bottleneck' the cards at 1080p +
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And im hopeing my 850w power supply is fine and my resolution is 4800x900(eyefinity)
    
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And im hopeing my 850w power supply is fine and my resolution is 4800x900(eyefinity)
That PSU is absolutely fine (you could get 3 cards on that).

Eyefinity is great, but you must bear in mind the small framebuffer on these card. I'd only really recommend 3 monitor eyefinity with 2gb cards.
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