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Hard to compare directly due to the age difference... but....



Edited by Roll Cam Tide - 4/24/11 at 10:08pm
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yes you can
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4890 cfx is barely as fast as a single 6950, in cases where it's a gpu bound situation like metro, 6950 is twice as fast as a single 4890.
Edited by tsm106 - 4/24/11 at 10:20pm
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If I were you, I would grab another 5770 for CF.
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4890 cfx is barely as fast as a single 6950.
^ and one card is always better than two
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ati's new drivers always kills the performance of thier older line cards, so i would suggest sticking with a newer card from ati. I remember i couldnt go beyond CAT 10.6 with my cfx 4890 unless i wanted crashes to desktop in certain games. so i got fed up and moved to a gtx 480 then stepped up to a gtx 580. I do like ATI's cards they are hella powerful, its just thier drivers are the donkey's balls.
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i used to have 2x 4890 before and i would say it is awesome. but like others have said, just get the newest card for better support
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i used to have 2x 4890 before and i would say it is awesome. but like others have said, just get the newest card for better support
I agee. I jumped around cards and Crossfire can be a pain. My 5850 was a nice jump for for not alot more than a used 4890. I have also seen 6950s going for really cheap from time to time.
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