just like the title says. I have the funds to replace my old x1950xtx's. I have both them running in crossfire. I play bioshock, BF2142, Crysis which i cant max out, COD4. I will be selling these 2 cards for $250set if anyone is interested. Really would like to run everything with HDMI output. I have 2 hd3870 reserved for $209ea debating whether cancel the order. I have 2 days
E6600 @ 3.0
2gigs ddr2 800 crucial ballisitx
2 raptors in raid 0
antec 550w power supply
x1950xtx's in crossfire
run 1600x1200 on 20" dell monitor and 40" sony LCD v-series 1080p 1900x1200
You can't max out Crysis on two 3870's either. Or two of any card for that matter... especially since it doesn't work with Crossfire at all yet. (to clarify, the game works with crossfire, but it's no faster than it is with one card)
I'd keep your X1950 XTX's at least until the Crysis crossfire patch comes out...
..then again, that's a good price on 3870's. Tough call.
Thats is a good deal on the 3870's. My only concern is that Crossfire setups (especially higher end ones) tend to be very dependent on the processor. If you could get that processor up to 3.6Ghz, running memory at 1-1 ratio, I think you would really benefit with the 3870's.
I'd say get the 3870's and sell your current cards for about $140ish apiece. No, you won't be able to run Crysis maxed out but right now that's a bit of an unrealistic dream. And who knows when AMD will release their next card?