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I currently am using a 5870 Sapphire Vapor X 1gb card, and I want to get another card to set up crossfire. Now I know I can crossfire 2 cards if they are both in the 58xx family, but my question is - does brand name matter?

Seems a silly questions, but I'm looking at getting the XFX 5870 1 gb as it is cheaper then another Sapphire card. I've read a few horror stories that the xfx cards can short out other gear including the PSU if mixed with other card types.

Short version - Am I safe to crossfire two 5870 card made by different companies or not?

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Yes, you can even CF with any 58XX generation card!
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Brand doesn't matter.
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