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So i had an impulse but. I got 2 of the re released saphire 5830 xtreme cards. I already have a GTX 570 so I have no idea what I was doing. I was thinking they are great cards for folding and they were cheap. are they good p/p for folding over another card? Im gonna stick them in my old main rigg with a c2d @ 3ghz. Think that it can fold fine? Or did i just get suckered? the gpu in my old rig as an 8800gts 640 and i do use it as a side gaming pc for lan. So that is a huge upgrade. But i think i went overboard with 2 of thees. I think that pc will be cpu limited on everything. Also another quick question. I can get like $280-$300 for my current GTX 570, Should I run these 2 5830 and call it a day? I don't pay for power and my room is a cool 65 f ambient. Thanks. Also it seems the cards don't come with a crossfire bridge, and neither did my motherboard. Can i use an sli(probably not!) bridge?
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Well.. I would personally keep your gtx 570, but it's always fun to have a crossfire toys lol
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Why the hell did you buy them?
    
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crossfire + physx = Metro2033 ?
no but for real, whyd you buy them?
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Rofl... give me one XD
    
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post #6 of 9
5830s fold better now, but still not the best.
    
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post #8 of 9
I bought two as well - they are quite cheap.

Should come to $60-70 per card AMIR and I sell the games. Its pretty much a dx11 4890
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I still have my 570. My 8800 gts want the best folder. My budget was $200 so these two cards fit.i think these two will perform better than any single gpu for the same price.i was looking for finding performance.these should go well also what mir? I didn't see any.
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