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If i crossfire my 6850, with a future 6870, will i just get 6850 cf performance?
Edited by Los - 1/13/11 at 5:03am
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The 6870 will do more graphical work than the 6850.
There will be no decrease in performance on either card.
    
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If you crossfire the 6850 and the 6870, you will get better performance than 6850 cf, but not as good as 6870 cf; somewhere in between.
Edited by Grit96 - 1/13/11 at 5:06am
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