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Asus p8p67 and Crossfire Shapphire 7850 OC

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by bsjavi, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. bsjavi New Member

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    Hi,
    I have a question, I can do crossfire and get the most performance from them?
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  2. Crap Daddy

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    Not quite. The second PCI-e will run at x4 so you will loose some FPS as compared with the more usual x8 x8.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    16x4 with 6950's = roughly 5% performance loss, up to 50%, depending on the game.

    PCIE2 slot runs @ x1 link by default, and USB3 uses one of the lanes to make x4 link, so you may also lose other functionality when using both PCIE slots.
     
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  4. bsjavi New Member

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    What motherboard would you recommend? Make it cheap.
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Anything with x8/x8 PCIe and cooling on CPU VRM section should be fine.
     
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    Z77 extreme 4 is good. x8 x8 is fine.
     
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    Uh, that was already said in the first reply, 10 DAYS AGO

     
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    from my experience with x16 x4 crossfire(6950s) it sucked i was best playing with crossfire disabled
    i will never be doing x16 x4 again and would not recommend it to anyone

    i got a cheapish board what does pretty nice x8 x8 Asrock extreme3 gen 3 z68
    here is a link $86 on newegg
    Open Box: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel ...
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Why did it suck? You shouldn't loose much with those cards (as said).
     
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