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Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Aceman.au, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. Aceman.au

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    Hey guys, Ill be getting my new system any day now (2 x PowerColor 6870) and I'm just wondering about the crossfire connecters, the 6870 has two crossfire connectors on each card, do I put two connectors between the two cards or just the one?

    First time doing a crossfire.
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    6870s only have 1 cf output per card
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    Really? I assumed they'd have 2 since they are a mid-high range card.
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    6850/6870 only have 1 Crossfire Bridge. They are more mid range then mid-high. AMD 6950 is more of a mid-high range card that requires two Crossfire Bridges.
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    Ah, so u cant tri crossfire these babies? Thats lame.

    I probably shouldn't assume so much. End up looking like an idiot all the time...
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    Don't be fooled. A pair of 6870s are BEASTLY!!! Your really can't beat it for the $400 pricetag.

    [​IMG]
  7. Aceman.au

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    450 AUD for me, but yes, Ive seen reviews and the scaling is awesome (IMO). Hopefully it will beat my 5970 that a I have atm, because I do have better parts (RAM, mobo etc) in my new build.
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    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    Yeah dude that's the key--great scaling. You will love them. Even my 6850's pump out major performance for the price in most games.
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    Far out into my 6th day of waiting (including the weekend), should've paid for a quicker delivery
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    Yea, I have been holding on to this DDR2 rig for WAY TOO LONG!!! :shadedshu Just waiting for Bulldozer to drop, then it is upgrade time. :) I just couldn't justify the cost of AM3 for the minimal performance upgrade.

    Good luck on your VGAs!!! :toast:

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