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4870x2 cfx not enabled?

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If i'm mistaken please correct me but I have a 4870x2 and a 4850 in what appears to be a possible cfx setup but i'm not reading the 4850 even exist in my system any have any ideas or fixes, i do have the 4870x2 in the first slot btw .
 

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are you on the latest dfi bios for that board?
 
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well i rebooted and it showed up but when i ran it in cfx it drops my frames i get a message saying that my cfx setup is not optimal for each other
 

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OC on graphic? if so, try without OC...reinstall drivers...but with a graphic like 4870x2....why you need a crossfire?
 
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#5
just figured since i have the extra 4850 i could just use it but i installed it on my other computer due to loss in frames