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Right now I have enough money saved to to purchase a second Sapphire 7950 today, however rumor has it that the AMD FX 8350 CPU is due in October. At some point in time I hope to add both to my rig. What do you guys think? Second card now or wait for the 8350 and get the second card later?
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unless your single gpu is limiting your games, i would just wait for the fx 83xx. later on sell your 7950 and upgrade to the 8xxx series when they come out.
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That's not a bad idea at all. My 7950 is working great OCd at 1200/1600 @ 1.28v with TRIXX. Was thinking about crossfire but if the 8350 proves to be much better than the 8150 then I should probably wait for it and go with HD 8000 series later. Great advice. Thanks
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if your gpu runs all games on ultra than no point in getting a 2nd card. If your only gaming than the cpu doesnt really matter apart from saying "hey i have the new 8300 fx series"...im sure theres games out there that can benefit from a xfire card.
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