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I'm not sure if anyone knows yet, but if you do, please answer...

If I was to buy a 3870 or 3870x2, once the new 48xx series comes out, will we be able to use say, a 4870 + 3870 together?
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no it will be the same series only like 38xx with another38xx but not with a 36xx
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no it will be the same series only like 38xx with another38xx but not with a 36xx
Thats rather unfortunate, I was under the impression crossfireX made it so you could continue using your old cards once you got new ones, as well... would make alot of sense to me, at least.

Been thinking about picking up one of those 3870's at BB for $130 this weekend, but I'm not sure if I will now.
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It is designed just for that use, but it has its limitations. The two cards have entirely different chips, so its impossible (afaik) for them to communicate in Crossfire mode correctly.

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