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I have also, it doesn't seem to be any sort of 'match' for SLI.
Not to mention, as far as I know, ATI has kept it very proprietary, meaning you have to buy an ATI board instead of a nicer ASUS or DFI......
 
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I have *heard* that a CrossFire setup of X1800XT's totally destroy SLI 7800GTX benchmarks (only 256MB versions, though).

Also, does anyone know if a CrossFire Master Card can work by itself? Or must you have to buy a regular card if you only want a single card for the time being?
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I have *heard* that a CrossFire setup of X1800XT's totally destroy SLI 7800GTX benchmarks (only 256MB versions, though).

Also, does anyone know if a CrossFire Master Card can work by itself? Or must you have to buy a regular card if you only want a single card for the time being?
Yeah, I think the masters can work by themselves.
 
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Yes i believe they can work independently, Krunk there is a DFI Crossfire board, Xavier has one i believe
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Yes i believe they can work independently, Krunk there is a DFI Crossfire board, Xavier has one i believe
Huh..I learned something new
 
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Tomshardware has a good writeup on what they think so far.

I love those guys. Smart enough to say what is best for *now* vs. who the hell knows in 6 months when crossfire (maybe? LoL) gets rolling.
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Great info. I'll do some reading from here. Thanks guys.

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