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Yeah I went ahead and ordered the 6850 from newegg, now as far as the processor goes.
As far as cooling goes, I don't do liquid cooling. What is a good air cooler?

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Ok I installed the other 6850, but I am confused, in GPU-Z my primary card is PCI-E 2.0 x16 @ x16 2.0 my new card is PCI-E 2.0 x16 @ 4x16 2.0. Is that supposed to happen? If not how can I change the throughput?
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Also if I am newly Crossfiring with the same card, do I need to re-install the drivers if the drivers for that series card is already on the PC?
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Ok I installed the other 6850, but I am confused, in GPU-Z my primary card is PCI-E 2.0 x16 @ x16 2.0 my new card is PCI-E 2.0 x16 @ 4x16 2.0. Is that supposed to happen? If not how can I change the throughput?

From the newegg page on your board:
"PCI Express: 2 (blue @ x16, gray @ x4 mode)"
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Ok I installed the other 6850, but I am confused, in GPU-Z my primary card is PCI-E 2.0 x16 @ x16 2.0 my new card is PCI-E 2.0 x16 @ 4x16 2.0. Is that supposed to happen? If not how can I change the throughput?
This wont matter. Only a 1-2% dif from 16x16. No worries.
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Also if I am newly Crossfiring with the same card, do I need to re-install the drivers if the drivers for that series card is already on the PC?

I had to install new drivers. You don't need to uninstall your drivers, just install the new ones right on top. Once done, restart and then go into ccc to enable xfire.
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