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hi guys this may be a retarded newb question i apologise if it is but is it possible to run 4 ati 4650's on my msi 790fx gd70 mobo i'm looking for a cheap way of running 3 monitors rather than buying an eyefinity card my 5770's are now gone so i need something to replace them
    
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yes, Quad CrossFire (8X+8X+8X+8X) is supported on this board.
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what would the performance be like with 4 4650's? i can't find any benchmarks with this
    
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in fact i may run 4 monitors with them lol i got 7 dell 17" monitors here that i fixed there 1280x1024 resolution would this display perform well?
    
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ok after a little research into this the 4650's may be too low end to do this what do you guys recommend is the lowest ati card to run in quad fire that would equal or beat my old 5770's in crossfire
    
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You could try two 3870x2's
    
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Why do you need four cards for three monitors? I'm confused.

Also, you should note that quadfire scales like crap. Go with one or two decent cards.
 
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Why do you need four cards for three monitors? I'm confused.
Same lol
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I'm having problems comprehending the motivation for going to quad crossfire on low end boards.

You could easily spend the same on a 6870 and run 6 screens..
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If i were you I would just get one good card. That res shouldn't be to hard to run. What's your budget?
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