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Im about to get two MSI Twin Frozr III as per several people's recommendations. My current XFX 6950 is in the PC right now and it takes up all the room in between the first PCI-E slot and the 2nd. I hear about tri-fire. Is it possible here?
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Ok, so I should just install the 2nd card in the furthest slot correct?

Another thing, do I need to order any extra cables to hook up the 2nd card?
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Ok, so I should just install the 2nd card in the furthest slot correct?

Another thing, do I need to order any extra cables to hook up the 2nd card?
Nope.avi unless you don't have a crossfire bridge/a PSU with 4 6+2 pins
    
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This really throws a wrench in my plans. I had plans to eventually throw a third in there. Now Im wondering if I am making the right decision on what cards to get....

btw, my PSU is Antec TP-750
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post #8 of 27
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This really throws a wrench in my plans. I had plans to eventually throw a third in there. Now Im wondering if I am making the right decision on what cards to get....

btw, my PSU is Antec TP-750
PSU wise your fine. What resolution do you game at? 3840x1024 or under should be fine with dual 6950s.
    
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1920x1080

Honestly, I think it will be fine for awhile, I just want to buy something that will last me at least 2 years....

If I order the twin frozrs, Im probably going to do 1 or 2 day to get them in this weekend. Have time to install them and mess around with them all weekend.
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1920x1080

Honestly, I think it will be fine for awhile, I just want to buy something that will last me at least 2 years....

If I order the twin frozrs, Im probably going to do 1 or 2 day to get them in this weekend. Have time to install them and mess around with them all weekend.
2 6950s will be able to max any game at that res. easily within 2 years. You wouldn't even see a difference going from 2 6950s to 3 6950s at that res.
    
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