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HD 4830 Crossfire VS HD 4870 1gb

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yeah, i also read it, imo its the perfect combo for the bang for the buck AND u can also presume that u have 2 videocards :p
 

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sorry yo hi-jack the thread but theres no point making another.

Will my P35 handle two 4830s well? x16 and x8..
 

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sorry yo hi-jack the thread but theres no point making another.

Will my P35 handle two 4830s well? x16 and x8..
i believe it will be x16 and x4. So it'll be kinda crippled. Id get a P45 board and run em x8 and x8.
 

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P35 is 16x+electrical 4x. Get a P45 or X38.
also P35 is PCIE 1.0 so its not worth it at all
 
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sorry yo hi-jack the thread but theres no point making another.

Will my P35 handle two 4830s well? x16 and x8..
the p35 only 16x and 4x with 1.1 pci-e version so my advice forget it or go for p45 cuz it is
8x and 8x with 2.0 pci-e version
 
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this made me lol



Seriously though, I just got my hands on two of these. Gonna try getting them working tonight. :)
 
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Yup. This yet again confirms the awesome power of the 4830's in CF. They overclock up to a 4850 and yield better than a single 4870. It's too bad they start to fall off at higher resolutions and AA/AF.
 

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very impressive... may make me change my mind for my new build... maybe, but not likely