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Hi,

Do all the new AMD cards such as the 6970 have the two Crossfire
connections on the top of them?

On some of the older series had seen them both ways.

Just in case down the road could trip them up.
Probably won't but nice option if stumble on a free one

Later
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Originally Posted by Irocing View Post
Hi,

Do all the new AMD cards such as the 6970 have the two Crossfire
connections on the top of them?

On some of the older series had seen them both ways.

Just in case down the road could trip them up.
Probably won't but nice option if stumble on a free one

Later
It depends on what card it is.

The 6970/6950 supports quadfire, so it has 2 connectors. The 6850 and 6870 only support 2 way CF so they only have one connector.

The 6990 of course is dual gpu, so there's only 1 connector, you can only CF up to 4 gpus.
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only the 69xx series cards now have dual connectors
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You'd have to check. Some non-reference ones (XFX mostly) skimp out and sometimes only throw one CF connector.


But it all depends... which cards are we talking about here?
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You'd have to check. Some non-reference ones (XFX mostly) skimp out and sometimes only throw one CF connector.


But it all depends... which cards are we talking about here?
Hi,

Thanks for reply's.

Looking at the 6970s.

Have had dual 5770's for over a year and still very strong setup. BUT

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