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Maybe I'll pick that up to crossfire with this one . Is that possible? sorry I'm kind of new to building computers. I just have a load of cash that aint going nowhere, but I want to get my monies worth of course.
Where do they sell those? I don't see it on Amazon or Newegg and I don't want to buy from non-trusted websites.

edit: nvm they do sell it on newegg
Yeah it's here. Personally, depending on how many screens you are running. 1 6870 will be enough on 1 monitor to run your games like a dream on max settings. You could always buy one and then crossfire later? Get a good WC loop going if you have a load of spare cash.
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Crossfireable with my sapphire correct?

Yeah I'm fine with water cooling actually, I have like 5 fans running inside my tower, not including the cpu/gpu integrated fans. I don't overclock much tbh, I haven't had a reason to.
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Crossfireable with my sapphire correct?

Yeah I'm fine with water cooling actually, I have like 5 fans running inside my tower, not including the cpu/gpu integrated fans. I don't overclock much tbh, I haven't had a reason to.
Which sapphire do you have? 1st or 2nd link? If so it's just safe to get the exact same card if you don't know. IMO it looks ugly have two different cards in crossfire.
Being on this site will make you wanna OC in no time. I was never really interested until about a month ago. If you don't wanna WC then I would purchase the same card again. If some of your parts are getting a little dated then replace them. Also you could look at purchasing an SSD.
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Which sapphire do you have? 1st or 2nd link? If so it's just safe to get the exact same card if you don't know. IMO it looks ugly have two different cards in crossfire.
Being on this site will make you wanna OC in no time. I was never really interested until about a month ago. If you don't wanna WC then I would purchase the same card again. If some of your parts are getting a little dated then replace them. Also you could look at purchasing an SSD.
I have the second link, I don't care how it looks and tbh I like having two different looking cards in it so I can name them! lol just playing. But yeah I don't mind having two different brands. I just built the whole computer so it's all new. I just want the best performance and wondering what my next step should be and that's going to be crossfiring it hopefully.

Does anyone have the answer to CFing two different brands?

The only benefit of a SSD is faster transferring things around and harder to fail right? I don't think I'm going to buy one of those until it gets cheaper, doesn't seem like it's worth the price tag atm.
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