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post #21 of 27
you cant expect wiki to be a valid source of tech info.
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post #22 of 27
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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

you cant expect wiki to be a valid source of tech info.

Ahh the old 'Wikipedia isn't reliable' line....

Shame it's a cliche that's proven to be untrue

The funny thing is you'd have read the article it does have a section on single card solutions using the SLi technology. But I have never heard anyone use the term SLi or Crossfire to describe a single dual GPU card.
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But I have never heard anyone use the term SLi or Crossfire to describe a single dual GPU card.

*facepalm*
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post #24 of 27
Thread is seriously derailing.

Point is: 5970 + 5870 goes perfectly fine on a Z68 on dual x8 . Whether it's called Trifire or crossfire ...

@OP: enjoy your new stuff. The only thing I regret about going sandy bridge is waiting so long thumb.gif
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Edited by Bloitz - 4/18/12 at 2:17pm
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post #25 of 27
Facepalm? This isn't 2008 my friend, you need some modern memes.

Look we can argue semantics all day but personally SLi/Crossfire mean multiple individual GFX cards linked together in one machine else it's just ambiguous. For example if some said they had 5970 SLI I would assume they had 2 5970's. Better to use the term dual/triple/quad GPU which doesn't confuse anyone.

IMO the OP is running a triple GPU set up over two way crossfire.
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Originally Posted by estebanrey View Post

Facepalm? This isn't 2008 my friend, you need some modern memes.

Look we can argue semantics all day but personally SLi/Crossfire mean multiple individual GFX cards linked together in one machine else it's just ambiguous. For example if some said they had 5970 SLI I would assume they had 2 5970's. Better to use the term dual/triple/quad GPU which doesn't confuse anyone.

IMO the OP is running a triple GPU set up over two way crossfire.

im sorry i dont run around on reddit all day looking for the latest rage face.
personally
nobody said he had a 5970 CF (not SLI)
he said 5970 CF with a 5870
which is clear.
its trifire, but only because a dual gpu card is 2 gpu's in crossfire, on one PCB
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Originally Posted by Bloitz View Post

Thread is seriously derailing.
Point is: 5970 + 5870 goes perfectly fine on a Z68 on dual x8 . Whether it's called Trifire or crossfire ...
@OP: enjoy your new stuff. The only thing I regret about going sandy bridge is waiting so long thumb.gif
In terms of overclocking: visit http://www.overclock.net/t/968053/official-the-sandy-stable-club-guides-voltages-temps-bios-templates-inc-spreadsheet
Pretty much the best and most info around in regards to overclocking SB.
EDIT:
Just going to leave this here tongue.gif
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thank you biggrin.gif
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