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Originally Posted by lilraver018
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i think a 4850, 4870 and 4890, however you can get another 4870x2 and run quad, but most see no benefit at all in fps,

the card is already really good, so i would just go with a good overclock, but that is just my opinion.

4870 or a 4890 or don't bother. A 4860 would work as well.
I'm using 4870x2+4890 in tri-fire right now, and it works pretty well.
 

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overclocking a 4870X2 is a bad idea.

they run hotter then FERMi's

Rather, the stock cooler is worse than fermis.Invariably, its the difference between cooling one gpu and 2 gpus with a squirrel-cage fan cooler design.
If one can fork over 50 bucks for the artic cooling accelero extreme, they run like a block of ice. My 4870x2 is idling at 34c inside my case at the moment.
 
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