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3870x2 cf really that bad?

post #1 of 20
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all the reviews i am seeing are horrable for 3870x2 cf. most reviews show little to no gain in fps, if not a decrease in them.

is this really true?
post #2 of 20
Yeah, so far there hasn't been a decent quad gpu set up to date that doesn't have serious problems.
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Yup, technology wasn't evolved enough then. It's not good
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Yeah, they're true. The drivers weren't advanced enough then, and they haven't really developed them since.
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Yeah, they're true. The drivers weren't advanced enough then, and they haven't really developed them since.
Well there's no real reason to

Very few can afford such a setup
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... the old reviews and benches, were they on old x8 x8 CF boards?
i'd think they were, and that the modern x48 with 16x 16x cf would do better
plus amazing driver enhancements
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jesus, lol. They must be really bad, no one is even debating. LOLOL
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Look, its really quite simple.

Name me one Quad GPU set up which works without a number of issues?

Now we wait...
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post #9 of 20
A 4870x2 CF setup shows some improvement, but nowhere near the cost of a second card.
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post #10 of 20
Right now dual card Crossfire and SLI seems to be pretty good, in some games even adding a 3rd card showed good improvement. But when adding the 4th card it doesn't really do anything, some reviews even showed performance drop when adding the 4th card.
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