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Alright I'm trying to decide between spending the little extra for a x1950pro, or just go with a 7600gt- I know the x1950pro outperforms it a bit, and it seems to be the best for 200$ (not sure if I can spend that if not, then the 7600gt it is). I'm not all that big of an ATI fan but performance is what we're all ultimately after.

J0ust wanted to make sure this crossfire card can run single, kindof stupid question but something that I wouldn't want to mess up.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102061
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I would imagine a crossfire card can run in single mode just as an sli card can.

From my prior inquiries, I have been told that the x1950 pro is the better by due to the 36 pixel shaders.
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Alright I'm trying to decide between spending the little extra for a x1950pro, or just go with a 7600gt- I know the x1950pro outperforms it a bit, and it seems to be the best for 200$ (not sure if I can spend that if not, then the 7600gt it is). I'm not all that big of an ATI fan but performance is what we're all ultimately after.

J0ust wanted to make sure this crossfire card can run single, kindof stupid question but something that I wouldn't want to mess up.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102061
I am running one of these Sapphire X1950 Pro DDR3 256 Crossfire capable.
It works great, I just ran 3DMark05 and scored 9931, that is good, I think.
If you want a single card, you will not have any problems, you can add the second card at any time. All you must have is a crossfire MB.
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