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Originally Posted by Domino;14439728 
I would like to get this. But when you can grab 3 6870s for the same price. No thanks.

You can't 3 way 6870's tho. They only have 1 Xfire finger
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The price sucks compared to two 6870s in CF, and for the price of two of these you can get three 6970s. Three 6970s = ~4600 stream processors. Four 6870s = ~4500 stream processors. And TriFire scaling is much better than QuadFire.
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Originally Posted by DarkBlade6;13751227 
Under maximum load (CPU + Both GPUs), i pull 700w from the wall and when I play a modern game its 500w .. so at what load % a PSU is the most efficient? .. yea 50-70% . kthxbye

Wrong.
I dont have time to explain why this is a myth so ill just link this.
http://www.overclock.net/power-supplies/872013-50-load-myth.html

Back OT:
I can see why people would buy this, as it is more powerful than a 580.
But chances are its still only got 1GB of memory usable, meaning its a waste of horsepower.
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post #74 of 75
This seems nice at first glance.... especially the ability to quad-fire these things if you have limited mobo space. But nearly $500?? It needs to be $350-$380 at the most...

EDIT: Also, as it's been said, only 1GB of memory, meaning that if you've got the cash for this thing, just buy a 2GB 580 or something.
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post #75 of 75
I had plenty of troubles with paired 6870's in Crossfire, I can't imagine a dual gpu card will fare much better.
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