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I have a 6950, unlocked to 6970 overclocked.

This deal jumped out at me.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc..._-14150447-L0B

Would it be worth picking up and running a Crossfire or should I just wait till my taxes come in and grab another 6950?
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They wouldn't crossfire since they are from the same series (5xxx vs. 6xxx), and even if they did, the thing that ends up happening is that it defaults to the lowest card, so it would be like crossfiring two 5770's which are less powerful than your 69xx
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You asking about 2 5770's in crossfire? Not worth it, imo. Wait and get another 6950
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They wouldn't crossfire since they are from the same series (5xxx vs. 6xxx), and even if they did, the thing that ends up happening is that it defaults to the lowest card, so it would be like crossfiring two 5770's which are less powerful than your 69xx
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I don't think you can crossfire two cards that aren't the same model. You could crossfire another 6850 or 6870 because you unlocked it, but I'm fairly certain it won't work with a 5770.
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