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Hey guys,

So I have a reference HD5870 and I've come into some money.

Question: Should I buy another reference HD5870 and cross fire them OR should I just go for a brand new card??

Thanks for the input,
Daniel
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5870 CF would give you better performance than any other single card solution and would be cheaper in your case.

The choice is yours but I would crossfire.
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Originally Posted by Crack_Fox View Post
5870 CF would give you better performance than any other single card solution and would be cheaper in your case.

The choice is yours but I would crossfire.
This was my impression though. Are there any reference cards out there? NewEgg doesn't seem to carry any 5870s anymore.
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You can crossfire it with non reference 5870's aswell
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Crossfire if you can, but its going to be tough finding a new one. Best luck would be finding a used one but obviously with some caution.

My 2 Year old Reference 5870 is still kicking some butt I love it.
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