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So I think my 4890 finally died. Well the only thing I am seeing is on the BIOS post menu and loading windows, the screen is like all weird colorful and what not.. If I would use a Sapphire 4890 as my main and would still use this 4890 that I have, could it still be possible.
    
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It's possible, I've heard of people using cards that aren't running correctly in crossfire - no harm in trying As long as the drivers recognize the 2nd card, and everything runs fine without artifacts, then you are golden!
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Nope won't be. You will have random crashes and artifacting. At least that was my experience when one of my friend's HD4870s died.
    
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Nope won't be. You will have random crashes and artifacting. At least that was my experience when one of my friend's HD4870s died.
I guess I can finally say good bye old friend. Had this bad boi for like 2 years now, hence the fact that it was a XFX revision 3.1
    
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