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Crossfire 4670?

Poll Results: Is it worth it?

 
  • 26% (4)
    Yes
  • 73% (11)
    No
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post #1 of 12
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I'm just wondering if it is worth it for me to crossfire. I know I need a new PSU anyway, but I do not have much money. I like to play at 1080p resolution. About how much of a performance increase would I see if I do?
Edited by SalisburySteak - 6/7/10 at 6:34pm
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post #2 of 12
You will see performance in the 5750-5770 range.
EDIT: I was thinking 5670.
Edited by TurboHertz - 6/7/10 at 6:44pm
    
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post #3 of 12
Personally, no. Unless you can find the card wicked cheap. Everything is moving towards DX11 so if you're going to invest money, invest it towards that IMHO.

Hope that helps a little with your through process.
    
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I saw some for like $50 and I thought it might be a good upgrade for now.
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post #5 of 12
Raidmax? no.
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Raidmax? no.
My first post said I need to get a new PSU anyway because I would also like to start overclocking
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this

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Summing up the performance of a 4670 Crossfire configuration is certainly no easy task. In benchmarks such as Call of Duty 4 and 3DMark05 it performed admirably often beating the HD4850 1GB and in some cases even the factory-overclocked HD4870. In most other benchmarks the Crossfire configuration went head-to-head with the HD4850 often winning at the lower resolutions but choking once high resolutions or texture filtering were applied. 3DMark Vantage and Crysis on the other hand; were a total disaster, with the Crossfire setup showing serious signs of strain and producing almost laughable results in comparison to the 4800 series cards and of course the PhysX enabled GTX260.

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this
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
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My first post said I need to get a new PSU anyway because I would also like to start overclocking
But what PSU?
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by SalisburySteak View Post
My first post said I need to get a new PSU anyway because I would also like to start overclocking
Take a look at my Sig rig. I run that lot with a 400W PSU. Going to be running a 5830 soon hopefully which uses more power than a 5850.
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