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4870X2 and non-SLi mobo

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Hi. I have been eying this card mostly 'cuz I am not thrilled with the 8800GT. (think I have a lemon, want to buy it?)

Will an x2 card work on a non-SLi mobo, specifically my Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L?
And looking at my sig, will I get a bottle neck from the CPU or the PCIe 1 slot?
 
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the 4870x2 is a single card and SLI is for Nvidia cards Crossfire is for Ati cards, and no your CPU will not bottleneck. Basically it will run perfect on your system
    
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well the 4870x2 is ati so no it has nothing to do with sli lol, I doubt you'll bottleneck at all. Have you tryed overclocking the graphics card?
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well the 4870x2 is ati so no it has nothing to do with sli lol, I doubt you'll bottleneck at all. Have you tryed overclocking the graphics card?
umm the 4870 comes out in late august >.<
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umm the 4870 comes out in late august >.<
The 4870 is out are you crazy
    
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i was talking about his 8800GT.
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must of forgot the "x2" after 4870
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must of forgot the "x2" after 4870
my bad :swearing::swearing:
    
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I have almost the same mobo as you and I plan on upgrading to a 4870x2 when it is released. The x2 is a great card to get for a single pci-e slot motherboard cause you basically get 2 cards in 1 slot. It shouldn't bottleneck at all.
    
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post #10 of 16
the answer is no your cpu/mobo won't bottleneck that card if any. And the 4870X2 will work with that mobo np.
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