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Can i crossfire ?

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My mobo can support crossfire but its x16/x4
Will this cause problems ?
And can i make it so it runs at x4/x4 ?
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post #2 of 8
x4 is a little slower but something like 1-2 fps slower i think, maybe higher. It's not such a big deal that I wouldn't do crossfire if I were you.
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post #3 of 8
If its PCI-E 2.0 then x4 won't make much of a difference. You won't run into any problems but you'll lose some FPS. You can't force it to run at x4/x4 but there is no reason to do so. If the code for the drivers is written properly then it should be able to compensate for this fact and make sure the first card does more work.
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So i wont get frame splits ?
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by lukeibob View Post
So i wont get frame splits ?
Don't even know what that is, but I can tell you I'm pretty sure it would work perfectly. It was made to work correctly. It looks like the pci's are even pretty far apart, so that's good for temps.
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Originally Posted by razaice View Post
Don't even know what that is, but I can tell you I'm pretty sure it would work perfectly. It was made to work correctly. It looks like the pci's are even pretty far apart, so that's good for temps.
I know i can fit another 5850 in and frame split is where there are lines in the gameplay which cause the photo to split, because the second gpu was too slow thats what i got told.
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post #8 of 8
You can crossfire without a hitch.

I had 2 5870's in Xfire in my AMD rig (x16/x4) before I sold them and I had 0 problems.
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