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think a 3850 would work also? I'm hoping so!
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post #42 of 68
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think a 3850 would work also? I'm hoping so!
All that matters to CrossfireX is that the cores are the same (which in this case they aren't ,but since the 3800s have the same core and different memory it should work for both if it does for one.)
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wow this is amazing almost makes me want to buy a 4850 and then look around for cheapo 3870's
    
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So, one company drops the prices of their cards and revamps them to perform better, possibly aggravating and alienating their customers who bought that card 2 weeks ago. The other company sets it up so the old card you bought 2 weeks ago still has value and can be used to boost the new cards. This could be REALLY good news for ATI.
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Haha if the ATI 4870 is beast im going to be getting a crossfire board and pairing my 3870 w/ the 4870. OWNAGE
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post #46 of 68
Since I just bought a 3870, this is great news for me I wonder if my current mobo can handle one 48xx + one 3870..
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post #47 of 68
You can't pair a 3 series Radeon with a 4 series one in Crossfire. Only the two 4 series cards are in Crossfire here. The other one is doing nothing. (Unless the owner were to hook up another monitor in it.

Kinda like that "trick" to have multiple monitors in SLI, but completely pointless in Crossfire.

Until he gives a 3DMark score with the four series in Crossfire with the three series and the monitor plugged into the 3 series card I am going to call this false.

Even GPU-Z agrees with me.
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You can't pair a 3 series Radeon with a 4 series one in Crossfire. Only the two 4 series cards are in Crossfire here. The other one is doing nothing. (Unless the owner were to hook up another monitor in it.

Kinda like that "trick" to have multiple monitors in SLI, but completely pointless in Crossfire.

Until he gives a 3DMark score with the four series in Crossfire with the three series and the monitor plugged into the 3 series card I am going to call this false.

Even GPU-Z agrees with me.
what !!!!!!!!! someone please tell me that's not true
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what !!!!!!!!! someone please tell me that's not true
We could, but then we would be lying.

Look at the GPU-Z screenshot. Only the two four series Radeons are in Crossfire. ATi has stated many times you cannot Crossfire/X cards from different a series with one from another. It just doesn't work.
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We could, but then we would be lying.

Look at the GPU-Z screenshot. Only the two four series Radeons are in Crossfire. ATi has stated many times you cannot Crossfire/X cards from different a series with one from another. It just doesn't work.
so what the hell has this whole thread been about.....??

cant believe i planned to do exactly that....

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