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post #1 of 15
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Would it be a worth it to go ahead and purchase a 3rd Visiontek 3870 to run in Tri Xfire?

Please post your thoughts on this..

And please no Nvidia is better crap posts. I DONT CARE!!!
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post #2 of 15
Nvidia is better .... if they say so...

idk there are only like 200 bucks....

and the Asus M3A32-MVP only has 2 pci e slots or do you have a new board?
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post #3 of 15
Definitely, would really kick ass. As your CPU is running at 3.5Ghz it won't bottleneck too horribly, and once you go to Phenom down the road you'll get an even bigger performance boost.
post #4 of 15
Or wait for the 4870X2
post #5 of 15
I say do it, not many have- you can be one of the first to do it!
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post #6 of 15
Are the drivers for this even out yet?? If not, I say you should wait and see how well tri or quad crossfire does before getting a third 3870.
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post #7 of 15
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Well the M3A32-MVP MB has 4 PCI-e slots.. The M2R32-MVP I replaced only had 2 slots if thats the one your thinking of.

Dont think I'll jump on the 4000 series cards. Going to skip this one since these run so good..
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post #8 of 15
IMO with an AMD Athlon 6000+ 3.5Ghz will be a major bottleneck for 3 cards. U won't see that much of a gain. Even with my E4300 @ 3.4Ghz, it bottlenecks my 3870+3850 in CF.
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post #9 of 15
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So the best move would be to wait for the Phenom B3's eh!!
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post #10 of 15
my plan is to get an x2 and use it with my 2 3870's as soon as drivers are available
    
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