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So I own the Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 5670 1GB GDDR5 graphics in a single card. I found a guy locally who is selling 2 5670s out of a Alienware desktop with 2 crossfire bridges for $50 each. My card has a DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort output while the other cards have a VGA port in place of the DisplayPort. Now I would like to grab a x48 board and run mine and one of his in Crossfire but I don't know if they would be compatiable. Here is a link to the listing http://louisville.craigslist.org/sys/2356247463.html.
Any advice would be great. Attached are a couple pictures he took for me as well.

post #2 of 9
That should be fine as long as your hd5670 supports crossfire. You can match up any card in the same series in crossfire so in your case a hd5670 and a hd5650 would crossfire fine. Youll just have to be careful what x48 board you get, the lga 775 socket is pretty old and youll need to find a board supporting crossfire not sli. If you can find a dfi lanparty p45 t3rs id grab it, i have that board and its the most stable toughest board ive had so far.
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Any 5670's will work with each other, go for it.
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Thanks for the quick response guys! Alright now is there any suggestions for what x48 board would be a good Crossfire board and could handle a overclock to 3.5GHz with the components in the sig rig?
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I've only owned the Asus Rampage Formula, and it was an absolute beast. 16x/16x Crossfire, good BIOS and took my E8400 to 4.1Ghz. I'm sure there was a better X48 board though, I didn't stay on LGA 775 for long Should have...
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Id have thought any x48 board would pull a 3.5ghz clock with a q8300 easy, its a enthusiests board. As for what board id suggest id go for a dfi lanparty x48 or even the p45 boards since dfi was one if not the only good company making lga 775 boards supporting crossfire. But good luck finding a dfi board now, lanparty closed down 8 months ago and all the boards are sold, and those people with the good ones (like myself) dont want to part with them. Only other company that would still have crossfire supporting x48 boards would be asus or gigabyte but still i dont think youll have much luck in finding a good board. Now if you were using sli that would be different.
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Any 5670's will work with each other, go for it.
I think only the 1GB models can CF, but I can't check right now
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Would this work? DFI DK X48-T2RSB PLUS? http://cgi.ebay.com/DFI-DK-X48-T2RSB...#ht_500wt_1156
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Mine and his are both the 1GB models and are crossfire capable but I was worried that them having different port setups would mess with crossfire.
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