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8 monitor setup

I currently run 4 monitors and want to run 8 monitors. I have this board:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=353597

I use this card to run 4 monitors:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=869185

What should I look at to run an additional 4 monitors?  Just add another card, or do I need to rethink this?
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jamietonerCommented:
Adding a 2nd one of those cards will give you support for 8 monitors. Don't worry about crossfire as its not needed for what you want to do. Also make sure your power supply is beefy enough to run 2 of these. Where you are already running 1 of these I believe you already know about the active displayport adapters if the monitors don't support displayport.
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wfcrrAuthor Commented:
I am using a 750W psu. What do you think?  CPU is a i7Core and there are two hard drives, the C drive is a SSD and the extra drive is regular spinning HD.  And I have the one video card in it now.  Will the PSU support the additoin of the second card? As for the dp, I have adaptors I use now.  
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jamietonerCommented:
750w should be plenty as long as its a descent PSU. I have seen 750w psu's that sell for ~$40 that have a weaker 12v rails than 500w psu's from quality brands.
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wfcrrAuthor Commented:
It is an Ultra LSP 750W ATX power supply I bought at TigerDirect when I built the machine.  Is that that good or crappy?
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jamietonerCommented:
Ultra is ok(but I personally won't buy them), but other manufactures would have rated this PSU as 550w maybe 600w as it only has a max of 45a(540w) on the +12v rail. A corsair(imho a great psu company) 750w has 60a(720w) on the 12v rail. But there's also a price difference for quality the ultra cost $75 and the Corsair is $130. Corsair has a 600w psu that has 48a on the +12v rail. However the psu you have should be enough to run the 2 cards as AMD recommends atleast a 600w psu for dual 6870's.
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wfcrrAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the input. I appreciate the insight. Ordered the second card and more monitors just now.
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jamietonerCommented:
You're welcome, glad I could help.
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