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Hi

Just a quick question everyone, is it possible to put a 4850 and 4870 in crossfire or will this impact performance.

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well with nvida you cant so im guessing ati cant ethir... but says u get an EVGA 8800 GTS you can get an xfx or any other sub vendor and pair it with anthor 8800 GTS so im guessing that how it works with crossfire 2.. and sorry for sp just to lazy atm its 4:12 am =\\
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Originally Posted by Badger.flynn View Post
Hi

Just a quick question everyone, is it possible to put a 4850 and 4870 in crossfire or will this impact performance.

Cheers
Yes you can And it is quite a performance boost as well!
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post #4 of 10
No, won't work.

Edit: Hmm, could have sworn you couldn't...
Edited by Diabolical999 - 7/7/08 at 1:21am
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post #5 of 10
You can Xfire 3850 with 3870, so I dont see why you could not Xfire 4850 with 4870.
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post #6 of 10
Yup, you can mix cards as long as they're the same generation. Here's the compatibility chart.

edit: updated chart
edit2: 3850 WILL NOT crossfire with the 4870. That news item was debunked shortly after it debuted.
Edited by heretic - 7/7/08 at 1:19am
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post #7 of 10
YES it will work it will be better than 4850 crossfire and worse than 4870 crosfire, pretty obvious really
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post #8 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Diabolical999 View Post
No, won't work.
Yes, it will work. Crossfire is much more versatile than SLI.
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Good stuff will order a 4870 so to go with the 4850
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Yes, it's possible.
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