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Questions for those with 3870 (CrossFire, Single Card, and Dual Monitor)

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I am just about finalizing my decision on going with a 3870 CrossFire + X48 upgrade.

I have 2 questions that I am hoping can be answered:

1. If you have 2 monitors, does CrossFire support dual monitors with extended view. (where the desktop just continues over to the next monitor).

2. Have you used any CAD program with the 3870 or 3870 CrossFire, how does it perform?

Screenshot of the dual desktop setting I used (Nvidia calls it DualView):


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my x2 allows it, but it's technically only 1 card. I say go for it anyways!
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Just ordered my X48 motherboard. Getting ready to order 3870 GPU's. Any input would be greatly appreciated!
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
1. If you have 2 monitors, does CrossFire support dual monitors with extended view. (where the desktop just continues over to the next monitor).
No, you can't use more than one monitor in Crossfire mode. You'll need to disable Crossfire if you want to use more than one monitor.
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