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So I'm getting my second HD 6950 tomorrow, and was wondering how many bridges I am supposed to use. I assume only 1.
    
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correct just one
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correct just one
Exactly this.
2 or more is when 3+ cards are introduced.
    
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Ok, that's what I thought, but Hardware Cannucks said two, Linus said one. Even though I trust Linus more I still wanted to ask. +Rep

EDIT: Forgot I can't rep mods. Why is that?
    
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if you have two feel free to use two but it wont make and difference BUT it will look nicer...
    
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I have 2, only because I would manage to lose the other bridge if I put it away somewhere.
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post #7 of 13
Just one, but you can use two for the sake of keeping it neat or making it look cooler. They only include a second port for more than 2 cards...

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The only problem with running 2 is it can cause you to lose 5 to 10fps in some games. At least it did when I had my 5770 crossfire. Not sure why it did
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The only problem with running 2 is it can cause you to lose 5 to 10fps in some games. At least it did when I had my 5770 crossfire. Not sure why it did
Interesting ive had several xfire setups and every time ive settled on 2 xfire bridges and never have i noticed a difference between 1 and 2..
    
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Yea its odd, But I have heard of other people having the same thing happen. But with my Tri-Fire I don't have to worry about that anymore
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