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how many of these can you run in crossfire? 2... 3... 4? I have a MSI big bang xpowerII and could easily run quad after going with water blocks and changing slot end to dual instead of triple.

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how many of these can you run in crossfire? 2... 3... 4? I have a MSI big bang xpowerII and could easily run quad after going with water blocks and changing slot end to dual instead of triple.

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As many as you want, though Windows only supports 4 cards in crossfire.
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Well let me throw this at you guys.

Is there a major difference in performance going from 1 to 2 cards vs 1 to 4 cards?

I have a MSI Big Bang Xpower II and according to the manual, only 2 of the slots are good for x16. the other 2 are x8.

So I ask, is it worth the money to go past 2 cards?

For that matter, is it worth the coin to add a second?

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Just stick to one card, or you can run 2 7970's ( 3 sux) or 2 7990's (that would be 4, and still 3 sux)
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Just stick to one card, or you can run 2 7970's ( 3 sux) or 2 7990's (that would be 4, and still 3 sux)

Umm so why do 3 7970s suck. No worse than 2 in cfx...and has better latency.
     
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Well let me throw this at you guys.

Is there a major difference in performance going from 1 to 2 cards vs 1 to 4 cards?

I have a MSI Big Bang Xpower II and according to the manual, only 2 of the slots are good for x16. the other 2 are x8.

So I ask, is it worth the money to go past 2 cards?

For that matter, is it worth the coin to add a second?

Thanks


X8 is more than enough for any modern graphics card.

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If I wanted to cool a single card on its own (in its own loop) what size radiator would I need to get the job done for one of these cards
    
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Thread is 3 weeks old let it die.
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Thread is 3 weeks old let it die.

Who cares how old it is. As long as it serves it's purpose.

Forum guidelines say search first, start new thread second.
    
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