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post #11 of 14
You do have to keep it in the same series... And for the price of a 3850 you may a well grab a 2nd 3870.

With one 3870 my 3DMark score was 12794 and with 2 3870's I scored 16484. Not a bad jump!!!
Edited by By-Tor - 6/14/08 at 8:42am
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post #12 of 14
i know a 3870x2 will work with a 3870
but im not sure of actual different cards.
as the X2 is basically two 3870 cores slapped onto one PCB

$150 for another sapphire card
and free shipping i must add
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yea you could CFX a 3870x2 with a 3870 that would be really cool to see...i never have XD

anyway, also try to keep as much as possible the same. im not sure if the ram would work together, so to be safe i would get gddr4 as well. all clocks will revert to those of the slowest card...just a warning....
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You can crossfire any brand, and if you really wanted to you could CF a HD 2900 with your 3870, but its just not worth it. CF works best with the same spec card. I recommend a Sapphire Toxic since its the same cooling so it can clock to the same as your atomic.
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