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Hi Guys,
Just built a new system and have 2x 7970's in Xfire config.

Currently have two monitors plugged into teh one card, but tomorrow my 3rd arrives and wondering two things:

1) Are the monitors best spread over the 2 cards outputs or all on 1?
2) Given the choice between HDMI and DVI, which should I use?

Just trying to arm myself with all the info so waste less time trying to get it all working tomorrow night after work. LOL
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You plug all the monitors into ONE card.
And it really dosen't matter what outputs you use, but with Eyefinity 2.0 you get more features with HDMI.
    
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I think they can only be put on one card.
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Thanks guys, that means I need to find a bloody playport - DVI adaptor for tomorrow. Rah!
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