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Working AMD Phenom/RD790 System with Quad Crossfire Radeon HD 3850 Pictured

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#2
One word: Sick!

And I was foolish enough to think that SLI/Crossfire was the peak of idiocrazy in 3D card world, but now this!
 

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#3
They finally did!!!!!!:D
Prices are about right on AMD and ATI stuff too!!!!!:D
Somewhere in the world right now, there is an Nvidia Video card Getting upset and 86'ing itself like a true Samauri would after defeat in battle!!!!!:nutkick:
Now show us some benchmarks please!!!!!
 
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#4
Four of everything......



Insane, and expensive, but neat that it works. I wonder if quad crossfire is anything close to even 3x the performance of one card, I think it counts as a win if they can hit 3x or above with good drivers and such.
 

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#5
man 4 cards for only 3x performance? sounds kinda dumb but its probably gonna be like that :(
 

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#6
Man..... Should i go Intel or AMD.... damm..... then i have to change to AMD and run quad x-fire...:banghead: But.... Damm..... Nice one from AMD and ATI....:rockout:

Insane, and expensive:banghead:
 

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#7
You guys ever heard of Octa-fire?

4x 3870x2
 

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#8
The heatsink on the CPU looks interesting...
 

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Surround image ?) 8 widescreen displays should be enough for that, no idea if there is a working software or game though :p

Looks cool, but silly too :)
 

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#10
man 4 cards for only 3x performance? sounds kinda dumb but its probably gonna be like that :(
If they can get a 200% increase in performance it would be pretty good. ie an improvement of 66% per extra card. Few things scale that well.
 
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#11
Are you going to be able to run quad xfire with an intel platform??? There are not to many amd boards out there that support crossfire funny enough. I wonder if amd are keeping the quad crossfire to their own chipsets???

Any one know????
 
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#12
Are you going to be able to run quad xfire with an intel platform??? There are not to many amd boards out there that support crossfire funny enough. I wonder if amd are keeping the quad crossfire to their own chipsets???

Any one know????
amd ftw
 
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#13
Are you going to be able to run quad xfire with an intel platform??? There are not to many amd boards out there that support crossfire funny enough. I wonder if amd are keeping the quad crossfire to their own chipsets???

Any one know????
i think msi's x38 has an extra pci-e controller chip for that exact purpose

note the second chip by southbridge
 
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#14
This is how I read this:

The AMD CPUs are not performing competitively enough against Intel. The Intel's are pwning them in the benchmarks. The ONLY SOLUTION FOR AMD is to stick 4 GPUs into the PC to win the benchmark crown. Aint going to help Super-pi though. :roll:
 
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The only problem with that is horrific cpu limitation.
 

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i really can use it they will ban me from the electric company :wtf:
 
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#17
ATi chipsets (and quadfire) is coming to intel next year.
 

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Wow that is really cool... I want one... I mean 4.
 

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#19
Are you going to be able to run quad xfire with an intel platform??? There are not to many amd boards out there that support crossfire funny enough. I wonder if amd are keeping the quad crossfire to their own chipsets???

Any one know????
X38's next generation?
 
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#21
Wow, that's a... that's a lot of video cards.

I wonder -- do you just hook them up with 3 regular Xfire connections, or do you need a special longer one (like it looks like they have in the picture)?
 
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#22
WOAH... i really want this, then i can use onboard sound(or AMD's crappy gfx card onboard sound) :wtf:. MAYBE with the 2xR670s this would be an awesome platform, but you wouldnt have that, since 2xR670s come with dual slot coolers. This is a nice idea for a folding machine or a workstation tho... :laugh: @ no spiders or ghouls on the box - awesome.
 
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#23
This is how I read this:

The AMD CPUs are not performing competitively enough against Intel. The Intel's are pwning them in the benchmarks. The ONLY SOLUTION FOR AMD is to stick 4 GPUs into the PC to win the benchmark crown. Aint going to help Super-pi though. :roll:

But nVidia is doing the exact same thing (it's even a news item farther down the page....)
 
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#25
man.........can't imagine popping my case and seeing freakin' 4 GPUs in there.....and they are all red in color too.