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Crossfire 5770 with 4870x2??

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I wanted to get the 5770 and set it up in trifire with my 4870 x2, a friend of mine said it would work, but the clocks arent even the same so wouldn't that cause instability?? Is this setup possible? Any help would be appreciated
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post #2 of 23
You can't crossfire a 4XXX series card with a 5XXX series one. They're two completely different generations. Your friend doesn't know what he's talking about.
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post #3 of 23
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thats what i told him, but he said and i quote "it is possible to crossfire two gens, thats the magic of the x58"...
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post #4 of 23
Not gonna happen
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thats what i told him, but he said and i quote "it is possible to crossfire two gens, thats the magic of the x58"...
LOL Slap him in the face!
    
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LOL Slap him in the face!
^ this. And please do it really hard. With the back of your hand. And don't be afraid to wind up.
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post #7 of 23
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well, ill just go with my original idea and get a 4870 to run in trifire, sometimes i can never tell the difference when my buddy is trolling with me or telling me the truth...thanks for the help
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post #8 of 23
Was your friend drunk, stoned or both, thats like putting 2 different processors in a Skulltrail (and yes I have seen that).
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post #9 of 23
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actually my friend has an account here, his username is razr7....
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post #10 of 23
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Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
actually my friend has an account here, his username is razr7....
Gonna PM this dude, thanks.
    
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