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i came across this over on the steam forums. i wasnt sure what to think but is this even supported?

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originally posted @ steam forums by Borg_7_of_9
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yes
    
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oh nice, from all my time here on OCN i havent seen it. or seen anyone doing it for that matter.
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2900's are just to power hungry so most people would just rather have 2 3870's
    
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What happened to that Crossfire compatibility chart?

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Edited by Melcar - 5/14/08 at 9:52am
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i know what the chart says, wich is why i was confused.
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It's obvious then that that particular combination is impossible. I guess it could be possible, with moded drivers (maybe?), but the cards are different (the different bus should be deterrent enough).
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That 2900 is a power hog. This will be a challenger of your 620HX.
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Shall I just buy a 3870 and see if it works in crossfire
    
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It is better to do 3870 CF. The Kingwin 800watt should be able to handle them.
Edited by linskingdom - 5/14/08 at 10:18am
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