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Please help - 6870 or CHIVF to blame?

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Help me

I have my system running happily enough right now with a single 6870, but a mystery problem is stopping me from running my second 6870 successfully.

http://overclock.net/amd-motherboard...ard-blame.html

Please help me, I am getting close to pulling the system down to send the motherboard back for testing.

I didn't buy almost $3000 worth of PC to have it not work properly from the get-go.

Any suggestions appreciated.

Thanks,
Sam
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Which slots are you using on the CHIVF for starters. ?
If its running like you say in slot 1 and 3 in your other thread what do they run at in 2 and 3 to rule out a dodgy socket, 2 and 3 should register as x8 x8 if I remember right. But would have to double check in the manual to make sure.
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I haven't tried that, I'll check it out when I have some time to rip it apart again.
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