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Will this ruin my crossfire possibilities?

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I was debating on a 2nd 7870 to make it another year or two or just grabbing a 780ti ( a lot of $$$$$), but when I was cleaning my card I noticed this scratch on my connector.


And how do u think watch dogs and bf4 will benefit with the 2nd card ? Or 780ti or just 780 not sure yet

Will the 4670k benefit with the 7870's ? At 1920x 1080
Will I notice a difference that's worth it?
And are drivers stable enough now with the 7xxx crossfire?

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i would say sell the 7870, and grab a 290 or 290x off ebay, they are selling for $250 since bitcoin crashed. i grabbed two and am running cf... its a beast on the cheap lol


http://www.ebay.com/itm/AMD-ATI-Radeon-R9-290-/261470940995?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item3ce0e1ef43

buy it now for only 280, lol...
    
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But then I would need a 850w psu then I would be at the 500 ish mark and might as well buy a 780


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650W is more than enuf for a single 290. a 290 is about equal to 2 7870s. that's a reference caen linked, though, and you should know about them by now.

not sure about the quality of that corsair. i'll ask shilka. a 780 should have no problem for sure.
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But seriously guys will that scuff on the crossfire post hurt anything i have a pretty good deal on a 2nd 7870 if its just fine?
    
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At 1080p doesnt worth keeping 2gb in the future..just keep your card until 2015 with pirate islands 20nm(or whatever comes at 20nm)
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But seriously guys will that scuff on the crossfire post hurt anything i have a pretty good deal on a 2nd 7870 if its just fine?

It seems they are avoiding that part of the question.

Best thing I could say, see if you can find a friend to borrow their card or place your card in their rig. Presuming they have another 7870.
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