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I might wait to get a 3870X2 until these are released.

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PowerColor is preparing a rather exotic version of the lovely 3870 X2 card. Apparently this version is much shorter than the reference design from ATI. This card features a new design cooler and it also requires just two 6-pin power connectors (no 8-pin as shown on reference models). We learned that this card is overclocked as well, but we're not sure to what frequencies.
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Sweet, I am definitely considering buying one of these. I hope the clock freqs and timings are good!
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post #3 of 15
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Sweet, I am definitely considering buying one of these. I hope the clock freqs and timings are good!
I want one so I can quad screen with one GPU.
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I want one so I can quad screen with one GPU.
Just thinking about that makes my brain melt
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in that pic there is a second pcb... whats on that? another core? memory? I'm curious since the regular version only has 1 pcb...
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post #6 of 15
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in that pic there is a second pcb... whats on that? another core? memory? I'm curious since the regular version only has 1 pcb...
It's just for the two new DVI ports.

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Just thinking about that makes my brain melt
I want to CFX two of 'em and play on 8x 17" 1280x1024s (not widescreen).
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I want one so I can quad screen with one GPU.
Actually, it's two GPU's
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sex, that card looks sweet
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Originally Posted by DuDeInThEmOoN42 View Post
Just thinking about that makes my brain melt
Makes my wallet cringe.... Of course, I could stack four CRTs together.... I have a bunch of old 15" CRTs lying around here..... Imagine the horror.....
    
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Actually, it's two GPU's
Lol. Ok then. Quad screen with one PCIx16 slot.

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Makes my wallet cringe.... Of course, I could stack four CRTs together.... I have a bunch of old 15" CRTs lying around here..... Imagine the horror.....
That would get really hot.
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