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Is it possible to crossfire HD5850 with 5770?

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I read somewhere that it WAS possible, but the more powerful card will downclock itself to match the lower card's clocks.
I just want to verify....
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No.

You can xfire cards of the same series, for instance 57xx will xfire with a 57xx only.
Edited by adizz - 5/2/11 at 5:00am
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No you can't.

Only 5970,5870,5850,5830 can crossfire with each other. Or a 5770 with a 5750.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by adizz;13351236 
No.

You can xfire cards of the same series, for instance 57xx will xfire with a 57xx only.

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Everywhere i read on the internet, people say it can.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by farmdve;13389985 
Everywhere i read on the internet, people say it can.

well ignore them you cant do it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by farmdve;13389985 
Everywhere i read on the internet, people say it can.

Where? Link me biggrin.gif

But no, you can't. You cab only CF if the first two number match (except 5970 can go with 58xx)
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unless you count out hydra, you cant
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No.

See:

AMD_CrossfireX_Chart_1618W.jpg
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it most definately is possible, you can even use an nvidia card together with an ati card. but to do this you need to get a motherboard that has the "lucid chip" its a chip that allows you to use any two nvidia cards, any two ati cards or even a mixture of both together as one like sli or crossfire, and also the "lucid chip" removes the need for the sli/crossfire bridges.

the MSI P55 Fuzion has the lucid chip on it, its a cheap motherboard that from reviews ive seen, massively outperforms a lot of highly expensive boards.
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