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well thanks, i did read that....but I was not sure...u know sometimes u have to be 100% sure because I never talk in person with ATI...people and their wording might be different...thats why i was just curious, newasy, thxs alot.
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Originally Posted by ken225
could someone confirm this please? anyone tried it yet? because I have the sapphire x1900xtx and now i want a crossfire edition card but there's no more of the sapphire's version i only sees ATI's x1900 crossfire...I really need to know if it works for sure I dont feel like returning item or paying stocking fees if they don't work.....together..
I can confirm that any x1900XTX will work with any 1900 Crossfire, reguardless of the brand.
All ATI cards are pretty much identical (from what I know) no matter what vendor (Sapphire, PowerColor ect...), and if you put a Sapphire x1900XTX in with a 1st party ATI x1900 Crossfire, the card will work.
Sapphire just puts a different sticker on the stock HSF, and a little hologram on the DVI port, and calls it Sapphire, but the actual card itself is identical to a 1st party ATI brand card.
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Sapphire actually manufactures the cards for ATI that they sell as ATI brand. I can confirm what idiot says in terms of the cards working together in crossfire. All you need to keep in mind is that the 2 cards with both be clocked down to the level of the lowest performing one. Which really when you have two 1900s in crossfire I don't think you will have any worries about a few megahertz here or there.
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Originally Posted by Malaziel
Sapphire actually manufactures the cards for ATI that they sell as ATI brand. I can confirm what idiot says in terms of the cards working together in crossfire. All you need to keep in mind is that the 2 cards with both be clocked down to the level of the lowest performing one. Which really when you have two 1900s in crossfire I don't think you will have any worries about a few megahertz here or there.
Nope, not true. In crossfire, they can operate at any clock speed you want.

http://www.ati.com/technology/crossfire/faq.html
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You are indeed correct when 2 cards are run in crossfire one is reduced down to the other in terms of pixel pipelines ect. but not clock speed. I apoligize for the incorrect information.
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