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IT should be.
The GTX280 only can do Tri-Sli, not Quad Sli
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so, i wanna see 4x 280s
lolwut, no.

That's hilarious how more cards do worse than less... I guess 2 x 4850's is the best for now.
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Bah, Ati needs to release better drivers.
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post #14 of 41
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That's hilarious how more cards do worse than less... I guess 2 x 4850's is the best for now.
Aren't the 2 additional cards only running on x4 instead of x16 PCIe lanes?

If so, that certainly would be a bottleneck. I'm sure at least part of it is also a driver issue at this point since the card did launch before expected, all the latest driver tweaks may not have been in Catalyst yet. That would explain why the 4870X2 has been delayed due to drivers.
post #15 of 41
Lol if one of the hd4850 goes up to 90c idle imagine 4 of em!!!
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post #16 of 41
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Lol if one of the hd4850 goes up to 90c idle imagine 4 of em!!!
Just imagine the ambient case temp.
The 4850's would be a whole lot better if was a dual slot card. The fan just blows right through the heatsink and into the case, then it sucks back that hot air that it just blew out, and repeats.
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post #17 of 41
I'll save my money and not get 4...

That Crysis bench... Wow.
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post #18 of 41
2x 4850 beats 1x Gtx 280
$400 beats $600
post #19 of 41
Wow, Vantage really shows off crossfire.
post #20 of 41
ya its extreme
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