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4 way crossfire 5770s?

post #1 of 21
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Should i do it?
i mean two is enough
but i mean this board does have the ability to go four way
i just have to get the other two cards that have dual crossfire ports...
so i can do it

Any suggestions ?
anybody actually do it yet?
not trolling this is serious buisness here...
would have to get these cards
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-447-_-Product
two of them so i can do the four way with the cards i have now

Worth it ? ( dont say why not just get a new 6000 series ( because i dont have 500+ dollars to spend on that i do have some money to spend on craigslist items
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post #2 of 21
Not really worth it in my opinion. If you want to CF, I'd suggest just buying another one.
    
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post #3 of 21
I'm not so sure but I think the 5770 only has 1 crossfire connector. Only x2 crossfireX then.

Edit: It has 2 so yeah you can 4 way them. Though it's kinda useless.
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post #4 of 21
If you have the slots to accommodate 4-way crossfire, go ahead and do it. Be forewarned though that after 3-way crossfire, scaling goes way down. Also, I didn't see any PSU specs on your sig rig. I hope you have the juice to power 4 5770.
4x5770 should equal to a 5970.
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post #5 of 21
I think 4 way on 4 MATCHING cards would be best bet. Imagine flashing all to the same modified BIOS, and potential to OC evenly. That would be a fresh setup. DO IT!

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Originally Posted by Nexus6 View Post
If you have the slots to accommodate 4-way crossfire, go ahead and do it. Be forewarned though that after 3-way crossfire, scaling goes way down. Also, I didn't see any PSU specs on your sig rig. I hope you have the juice to power 4 5770.
4x5770 should equal to a 5970.
If he's right about scalability, just go with 3 way, best bang for buck probably.
Edited by SwishaMane - 4/20/11 at 9:13pm
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post #6 of 21
DO IT! at least 5770x3.... would be sweet...

good air flow thru case?

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post #7 of 21
For the money you spend on four 5770's, you might as well get a new single card which would be a much better option than quad crossfire.
post #8 of 21
If you can find them super cheap, go for it
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Wouldn't that be over 300$?
For that price you'll get a HD 6950 2GB and you can Unlock it to 6970 with a small softmod.
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If you have the space, power and money, I say go for it. Just remember, for about the same price, you can get a single card that's been refreshed from the 5XXX series, more vram and no issues with scaling.
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