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I'm coming from a GTX 460, which has unfortunately died. My motherboard supports crossfire so I was thinking about giving that a whirl with a couple 6870's. Is this a good idea? I've heard so many people complaining about CF bugs and microstutters in game and am wondering if they are simple fixes or huge headaches. I'm guessing that most of these bugs depend on the title being played, are there any games that I will definitely have issues with running CF?

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While i cant answer that direct question, i do know if you dont clean out the nVidia drivers FIRST, youll have problems after installing the ATi drivers.
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on my set up i dont have any crossfire issues. I play bf3, bc2, lol, wow, all the cods, and all the steam games with no issues. Just make sure u use driver cleaning program like driversweeper and make sure you get rid of all nvidia drivers. Whats ur budget for video cards?
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on my set up i dont have any crossfire issues. I play bf3, bc2, lol, wow, all the cods, and all the steam games with no issues. Just make sure u use driver cleaning program like driversweeper and make sure you get rid of all nvidia drivers. Whats ur budget for video cards?
$400 is the top of my budget.
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well with 400 dollars u may be able to snag 2 1gb 6950s from black friday. From newegg or tigerdirect maybe? but if u want it now id grab a 6850 crossfire set up and pocket some cash. If ur inkling for the 6870s then go for it. They are great performing cards. Check out the OCN deals in the for sale sections.
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well with 400 dollars u may be able to snag 2 1gb 6950s from black friday. From newegg or tigerdirect maybe? but if u want it now id grab a 6850 crossfire set up and pocket some cash. If ur inkling for the 6870s then go for it. They are great performing cards. Check out the OCN deals in the for sale sections.
Thanks a lot for your help. I believe I'll go ahead and pull the trigger on these tomorrow once I look through the for sale section.
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I see some deals for 6870s in the for sale section id jump on em and no problem
Edited by Quesoblanco - 11/1/11 at 10:21pm
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