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June 10, 2011, 06:16:00 AM
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Help! I have a a ATI HD5850 currently in my system, and have just got a 6870.

I added the 6870 planning to running that as a separate miner in the same rig. However the 6870 isnt being picked up by guiminer nor is GPU-Z showing that the card is OpenCL enabled. Very confused!

I knew I couldnt crossfire them, but thought they would run side by side loll

Help if you can! would love to make this work!
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June 10, 2011, 06:21:36 AM
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Use a dummy plug.. or plug a old monitor into it.
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June 10, 2011, 06:28:41 AM
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Use a dummy plug.. or plug a old monitor into it.

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June 10, 2011, 06:50:15 AM
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what is a dummy plug?
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June 10, 2011, 06:51:59 AM
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what is a dummy plug?
Look here: http://blog.zorinaq.com/?e=11
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=200444

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June 10, 2011, 06:53:17 AM
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A dummy plug is basically a VGA to DVI adapter that fakes a monitor being connected.

BTW next time you should direct your question to Technical Support Forum.

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June 10, 2011, 08:35:16 AM
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Thank you all very much for all your help! will test it out in the morning and report back the results!
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Thanks for all your help! working 100% now!
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