So, just what is the FleX Edition all about? It is the first line of Eyefinity capable Radeon cards that does not require an 'active adapter' or DisplayPort capable monitor in order to run in Eyefinity mode. That’s right, all you need are three DVI monitors (or two DVI, one HDMI) and a FleX Edition graphic card! Though the 6870 cards do still retain the ability to do 5x1-P (five screen, portrait), provided you have the dough for such a configuration! We will be focusing on the more budget-friendly 3-screen method on our HD 6870, so with that said; on with the show!
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips