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I am thinking about snaggin a Sapphire 6870 to CF with my XFX 6870

For a little background: I mainly play WoW, Deadspace 2, BF:BC2, Crysis, and possibly some Metro/Crysis2 on the horizon. My single 6870 isn't really holding me back, but for the long run (2-3 more years on this build) I think CF is the most cost-effective way to upgrade. I'm also moving my HDTV into my room, and I would like to use it as a 3rd display for movies etc without buying an active adapter.

Anyone have any quick tips on the best drivers for this setup right now?
Is it worth going to CF with the 68XX series right now?
I would agree that if your thank one cards is good enough for now its a good idea to just get the adapter BUT

you can do this without an adapter they are for eyefinity( all three at once).you will have to disable crossfire to use your second card for extra monitors.Its not too much of a hassle to turn it off through ccc.not home right now to test it but thats the way its supposed to work.
Edited by smoke420 - 3/30/11 at 10:08am
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I'm stuck on 850mhz even though i've done the unoffical ocing thing in AB

so i'm confused now
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I would agree that if your thank one cards is good enough for now its a good idea to just get the adapter BUT

you can do this without an adapter they are for eyefinity( all three at once).you will have to disable crossfire to use your second card for extra monitors.Its not too much of a hassle to turn it off through ccc.not home right now to test it but thats the way its supposed to work.


Hmmm ok. So one miscommunication I made is that I want to use the 3rd display (32" HDTV) just as a monitor for randomly watching movies/etc on it. Not an eyefinity setup.

You have to disable Crossfire to use the video-out ports on the 2nd GPU? I was not aware of this.

I am about to pull the trigger on a Sapphire 6870 for CF. If I need to buy an adapter for a 3rd display it isn't a dealbreaker, but I guess I just assumed the 2nd GPU could support video out along with the 1st.
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What are the expected 6870 overclocks?

Mine can't can't to 960mhz, even with 1.3V, Afterburner's max voltage. Is it a dud?
Edited by Buska103 - 3/30/11 at 3:42pm
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What are the expected 6870 overclocks?

Mine can't can't to 960mhz, even with 1.3V, Afterburner's max voltage. Is it a dud?
That voltage seems way too high. I never needed anything past 1.2v. Make sure you don't run the memory too high. I never went past 1200 on the memory.
     
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Memory around 1125...
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Memory around 1125...
What exact brand/model card are you running?
     
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It's probably a dud... either way, I'm going to have to sell either my 6850 or 6870 because CFXing two different performance cards isn't the best... probably being the 6870 because I could get higher bandwidth+high clocks with my 6850 overclocked.
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It's probably a dud... either way, I'm going to have to sell either my 6850 or 6870 because CFXing two different performance cards isn't the best... probably being the 6870 because I could get higher bandwidth+high clocks with my 6850 overclocked.
You need to see which one performs the best first, not just OC's the best.
     
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