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5870 CF purchase doubt

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Im about to order a second 5870 for my setup
Im between Sapphire Gygabyte or Asus, but here's the thing the Sapphire one is 2gb, my actual MSI 5870 has only 1gb would i be able to crossfire them?

here are the links for suggestions
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-888-_-Product

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-316-_-Product

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-374-_-Product
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You can use the 2gb version but it would have to be your main version and the 1gb would be secondary.
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You can crossfire them but you will only be able to use 1GB.
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You can crossfire a 5870 1Gb with a 5870 2Gb but it would be a waste because the extra Gb of memory won't be used.

So save money and pick a 5870 1 Gb memory and enjoy a nice crossfire setup.
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