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[FUD] ATI's HD 4800 series can mix with HD 3870

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Wow this is good news for 3870's owners

ATI's HD 4800 series can mix with HD 3870

http://www.fudzilla.com/index.php?op...=7993&Itemid=1

http://www.forumdeluxx.de/forum/show...&postcount=712

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One of our readers has found an interesting post on the Forumdeluxx.de website which shows two ATI Radeon HD 4850 cards paired up with a Radeon HD 3870 DDR4 card in CrossFireX.

Even the user that wrote the post, didn't expect it to work, but it apparently it does and without any problem. The mentioned trio in CrossFireX scores 14,180 marks in 3DMark06. Before sticking in the HD 3870 card, the system scored 12,300 marks under Windows Vista 64-bit.

It is a nice boost when you consider that we are probably talking about the first tests of this kind, and we are sure that the red team will do some more optimizations before the HD 4850 hits the store shelves.

Here is a picture of the system and you can find a desktop screenshot with the mentioned CrossFireX setup


NOTE! this is with a Phenom at 3.0, and 06 was at 1900x1200 8XAA




And here is some news about the 4870 http://www.fudzilla.com/index.php?op...=8003&Itemid=1
Edited by A Russian :D - 6/19/08 at 2:11am
    
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nice find, rep+
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sweet! i hope it`s true
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And multi-GPU solutions using AMD graphics take one more step toward the mainstream market.
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I'll have to see if it'll work with my X2, my 4850 should be here on Saturday.

ATI > Nvidia when it comes to multiple GPU's

EDIT> I wish they would have ran the default res.
Edited by grunion - 6/19/08 at 12:29am
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Quote:
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I'll have to see if it'll work with my X2, my 4850 should be here on Saturday.
Do gimme a ring when you do that please.
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Do gimme a ring when you do that please.
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Quote:
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Do gimme a ring when you do that please.
Don't worry, I'll post results

Seriously, this is the best thing since sliced bread
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I wonder if the older gpu's will bottleneck the newer ones?
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Any word on the release date for the 4870's?
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