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Yes, trifire works. AMD wasn't like nVidia was to EVGA, and coded tri-quad fire for them.
Interesting. I emailed Powercolor about it. Got this for a response:

"Dear Nathan,
As we tested here, they can not do crossfire together, because we use different design than MBA board, so you can not do crossfire with them together.
Best Regards,
Danny"
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Interesting. I emailed Powercolor about it. Got this for a response:

"Dear Nathan,
As we tested here, they can not do crossfire together, because we use different design than MBA board, so you can not do crossfire with them together.
Best Regards,
Danny"
IDK why, I've seen it done and even played BC2 on it last week. Guy had 2x6870s with a 6870x2
    
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IDK why, I've seen it done and even played BC2 on it last week. Guy had 2x6870s with a 6870x2
Really??
Does the person post on these forums? There are absolutely no posts/benchmarks of any combination of the x2 with a single slot 6870. I would love to see some
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Also, the Powercolor version (there is now a VisionTek version as well) includes a crossfirex bridge. It seems quite odd they would include that if you can't crossfire.

Nice - I'm back on board. 3 x 6870's should be fantastic
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Really??
Does the person post on these forums? There are absolutely no posts/benchmarks of any combination of the x2 with a single slot 6870. I would love to see some
No, he's a cheapo friend I put I build together for as he only uses 1 screen and didn't want more than 1GB of VRAM.

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Also, the Powercolor version (there is now a VisionTek version as well) includes a crossfirex bridge. It seems quite odd they would include that if you can't crossfire.

Nice - I'm back on board. 3 x 6870's should be fantastic
It can crossfire, Powercolour said so at launch. Gonna message them on Facebook just for proof.
    
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No, he's a cheapo friend I put I build together for as he only uses 1 screen and didn't want more than 1GB of VRAM.



It can crossfire, Powercolour said so at launch. Gonna message them on Facebook just for proof.
I don't have facebook so copy/paste the response. It wouldn't be the first time an uneducated "technician" gave false information.
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I'm curious about this as well, as I plan to pick up a 6870x2 once the prices goes down on them, in a few months, hopefully.
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Anyone know anything else about this?
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Tom's used a 6870x2 + 6870 config when testing microstuttering.

Seemed to perform nicely too.

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Tom's used a 6870x2 + 6870 config when testing microstuttering.

Seemed to perform nicely too.

linky
You sir, are fantastic. That just sold me on it. Next time this thing is on sale, I will be buying.
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