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would the 4870 work crossfire with a 4830 even though that the 4830 would be a company other than diamond because diamond doesnt make them
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Doesnt depend on the company, I cant remember how mixing and matching worked, or if it even still does on the 4xxx series, but you would be surprised at the performance of two 4830's.
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well i already have a 4870 and i want to add one more card but dont wana dish out 200 bucks again :>
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post #4 of 9
You wont be dissapointed in buying another 4870, the 4830 is good though.
http://game.amd.com/us-en/content/im...hart_Nov08.jpg try this
    
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actually i dont think i can crossfire i have a Asus M3A-H/HDMI motherboard
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what motherboard would you guys recommend for crossfire and some good old overclocking?
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If your running 1600x1200 I wouldn't crossfire, if your getting crappy fps its probably something else other than your card. BTW crossfiring a card with a lesser card results in fps not much better then the lesser card alone.
post #8 of 9
Your Phenom hold the 4870 a lot. You have to have it at least @ 2.8Ghz. Also 4870 is more then enough for any game and if you get another 4870 you will se more bottleneck.
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post #9 of 9
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so you think the phenom is bottlenecking it? also im not a computer genius but can i crossfire on my current motherboard?
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