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post #11 of 35
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Originally Posted by KEITHRH12 View Post

will i need a xfire bridge?
Yes, one should come with the 7970s.
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post #12 of 35
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will i need a xfire bridge?
Of course and wait for haswell mate. it's just around the corner.. 3 month to be exact
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post #13 of 35
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Originally Posted by KEITHRH12 View Post

will i need a xfire bridge?
Those usually come with both the motherboard and the video cards you buy
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post #14 of 35
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Ramzinho View Post

Of course and wait for haswell mate. it's just around the corner.. 3 month to be exact

rep for that

im going to wait and just pick up a 2nd 7970 and xfire it
post #15 of 35
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Originally Posted by KEITHRH12 View Post

rep for that

im going to wait and just pick up a 2nd 7970 and xfire it

your first card should have got one. although you must make sure it will reach your slot.
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post #16 of 35
If you're just running games @ 1200/1080p 1x 7970 will be plenty for now unless you're looking to max out games like Crysis 3 etc.
Your 960 will handle them well enough in CF, but you should still see an improvement when your next upgrade comes.

As said the CF bridges should come w/ the cards (you only need one for 2-way CF), but if not you can always pick them up cheap.
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post #17 of 35
Not all brands include a crossfire or SLI bridge. I know from experience that ASUS has stopped including them (fortunately I had a couple kicking around). Good news, as mentioned, is that they are reasonably cheap. Check your motherboard box too, I've had both bridges included with my motherboard before!
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post #18 of 35
I think i have like 10 of them laying around in a box somewhere unless its that box i lost when i moved
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post #19 of 35
Thread Starter 
I can get a asrock fality and 2500k w 8gb of corsair venagance ram for 280
post #20 of 35
Thread Starter 
So card or combo? I could swll mu mobo ram and cpu to help pay the 7970
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