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#1
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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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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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.
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.

 
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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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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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#10
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.
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: