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sorry jumped the gun there.
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http://techreport.com/articles.x/13967/3



Basically you can only use one DVI port on 1 videocard in crossfire. So in the end, when you got crossfire 4870, the 4 DVI ports end up only 2 usable thus you got dual monitor. So no worries, you can go dual display.

The Crossfire FAQ wanted to emphasize how much monitors ATI can normally do.

ATI's Crossfire is a lot more flexible that Nvidia's SLI because of how its program. With multiple different ways of GPU scaling comparing to Nvidia's split frame rendering, Crossfire lets individual card overclock and fan profiles, different cards together (3870+3850) and multiple displays.

You can read more here : http://techreport.com/articles.x/8826/3
OK, so let me get this traight. i can run only 2 monitors(witch is all i need) with crossfire enabled using 2 4870x2? when i open a game i can have it on one screen and the desktop on the other?
   
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post #23 of 24
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Update:


I can verify that 2 Monitors works with Crossfire
   
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Yeah, on the new cards it does work. CF + multiple monitors. That's a big win for CF over SLI.
    
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