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Pretty simple question here I cant find a simple answer to.

I was thinking about upgrading my GPU. Then I thought about cross-fire, so I went on the hunt to find my GPU.

This one: http://www1.sapphiretech.com/ge/prod...gpid=254&grp=3

SAPPHIRE HD 4870 TOXIC Edition

Now, whats the difference between the "normal" edition and mine? I know the price on mine is hitting around £130 atm, but when I bought it (brothers suggestion) i never really thought much of this.

Any SIMPLE answers as im not the most techy guy

Also, im guessing I wont be able to cross fire a normal 4870 and mine?
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Toxic is factory-overclocked and got custom cooling while normal edition got neither.(Stock setting + stock cooling)

Any card from the same series can be cross-fired : 48XX are all compatible with each other. though best option is to cross the same cards 4870-4870 or 4890-4890.
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What he said. It comes with a higher stock clock and has a different cooler that is supposed to perform better.
    
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Ahh okay, these forums are helpful Thanks
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Pretty simple question here I cant find a simple answer to.

I was thinking about upgrading my GPU. Then I thought about cross-fire, so I went on the hunt to find my GPU.

This one: http://www1.sapphiretech.com/ge/prod...gpid=254&grp=3

SAPPHIRE HD 4870 TOXIC Edition

Now, whats the difference between the "normal" edition and mine? I know the price on mine is hitting around £130 atm, but when I bought it (brothers suggestion) i never really thought much of this.

Any SIMPLE answers as im not the most techy guy

Also, im guessing I wont be able to cross fire a normal 4870 and mine?
So to actually answer the question, if you were to buy a 'normal' one then what you'd have to do is make sure that they are both at the same speed, (clock speed) then you shouldn't run into any troubles when you xfire them.

So to Summarise, yes, you can xfire any two 4870's (as long as they run at the same speed), so you may want to down/up-clock the relevant gpu.

hope all goes well.
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Hmm okay, well spending £130 on another one may not be as good as buying a newer GPU in the long run.

Also would have to think about my PSU, its a 650W :/
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your corsair 620 can handle two 4870's OC'd easily.
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I have the Vapor-X cards in crossfire. They run surprisingly cool compared to my old GTX285 and a friends stock 5870. Really pleased with the results. Quiet too.
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