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Well,, from my experience.
I wouldn't recommend someone to grab another 3870x2 to make it Tri-fire.
The benchmark score increases pretty much, (19xxx to 21xxx)
However, you will also see some fps boost in games like Crysis, Hellgate, but also the minimum fps is very low which means it stutters and bumps up and down a lot. I don't think the driver can fully support 3 GPU right now.

I just took 1 3870 and sold it. and feel nothing's changed.
Just 3DMARK06 scores got lowered that's it.

If you have $300 to burn, get it.
but I'd suggest wait for 4870 comes out and crossfire 2 4870.
3870 Crossfire was very satisfied me.
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Thread Starter 
thanks alot for the replys guys, especially the screens of 3dmark vantage scores.

so i decided im just going to wait no sense wasting money on a x2 atm im going to get 2 4870s or if maybe tri 4870s when the 4870x2 comes out, tho im not sure if its going to be released the same time as the 4870 only time will tell i guess
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Bah, Quad-Fire is the sweet spot

Single X2/ 8,342
Quad-Fire/12,187
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