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Hello, i have a old HD4850 lying around just gathering dust, is it possible to use it for crossfire with my HD5970? or anything in my computer while i have the HD5970 in? thx for help.
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no. has to be same card. sorry man
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Cards need to be from the same series. Unlucky
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Nah, doesn't have to be the same card. Just make sure the cards are from the same series. 4xxx and 5xxx won't work. 58xx/48xx + 58xx/48xx will work
Edited by Stefy - 3/9/11 at 1:30pm
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no. has to be same card. sorry man
Same series rather, but still that wont work. A 5830/50/70 would but not any 4XXX series cards
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What if i buy a HD5870? will that work, since HD5970 is like 2 HD5970
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post #7 of 12
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Nah, doesn't have to be the same card. Just make sure the cards are from the same series. 4xxx and 5xxx won't work. 5xxx/4xxx + 5xxx/4xxx will work

so your telling me u can CF a 5870 and 5770?
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What if i buy a HD5870? will that work, since HD5970 is like 2 HD5970
Yes, that will work.
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Nah, doesn't have to be the same card. Just make sure the cards are from the same series. 4xxx and 5xxx won't work. 5xxx/4xxx + 5xxx/4xxx will work
It has to be the same core, so you can do a 57xx/57xx, but you can't do 58xx/57xx, same with the 4000 series of cards.
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post #10 of 12
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What if i buy a HD5870? will that work, since HD5970 is like 2 HD5970
Yes, that will work perfectly. That is essentially tri-fire 5870's
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