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Ahh ok, I'll look into those motherboards and definitely not get a x16/x16 one for a much higher price.

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Ahh, so the main problem with crossfiring on x16/x4 wouldn't be just that the bandwidth on the x4 is low, but that it's a big mismatch between x16 and x4?

 

 

It would be fine to run a single card @x4 but not crossfire. Crossfire - @x16 and the slave @x4, not recommended.

 

 
 

 

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You'll be fine with 6870's. Anything faster will probably experience a bandwidth limitation.
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repped.


Now I'm thinking that I might have only seen results for a single card running on x4.

Good thing OP decided not to go with that kind of setup, even though there was some increases in performances, those people related more nightmares than pleasures out of it.
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Thanks for the info there ken, would much prefer just buying a new motherboard to having "nightmares" like in those links.
    
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