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For the sig rig, do I get one 4870 in a few weeks (price wars), and grab another plus a new mobo in a few months... or just keep my mobo and wait for the X2?
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I'm not to sure but all I know is that I regretted getting my 3870's when the X2 came out.
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There's a third option. You could get a 4870 now.. And an X2 later. Tri-CF. Presuming that this is possible in the same way as with the R670 series.

Personally I think I'd just wait for the X2 because you already have a capable card, right?
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just wait for the X2. no need for new mobo .. one slot card .. system runs cooler and it will probably be better in performance like the current X2
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post #5 of 17
Ive wondered the same thing with my P35. Wait for the X2 or get a new MB and crossfire. I just dont know. A new MB would make more room for a 4870 X3 in CF but then the X2 would probably be enough for anything anyway.
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just wait for the X2. no need for new mobo .. one slot card .. system runs cooler and it will probably be better in performance like the current X2
3.2 q6600 on stock voltage??? I hit my limit on stock V at 3.0. Have you run any long extensive stressing? What is your EXACT bus speed. I would like to try again when i get home.
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post #7 of 17
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3.2 q6600 on stock voltage??? I hit my limit on stock V at 3.0. Have you run any long extensive stressing? What is your EXACT bus speed. I would like to try again when i get home.


he has an e6750?

wait for X2 your card now is capable enough to wait till the release.
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he has an e6750?

wait for X2 your card now is capable enough to wait till the release.
haha, your right i dont know what is wrong with my reading
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post #9 of 17
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he has an e6750?

wait for X2 your card now is capable enough to wait till the release.
I guess you guys are right. I'll wait.

I wonder how low the 4870 price will be at the X2 release...
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post #10 of 17
Yea just keep the 8800GT its still a every capable card and even if the HD4870X2 comes out i would just save until you actually need it for a game more demanding than crysis.
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