Solved 5850 xfire Tags: Graphics Cards Crossfire Graphics Last response: September 25, 2010 3:11 PM in Graphics & Displays Share drexeus September 25, 2010 11:49:18 AM In order to crossfire two 5850's, do i need to have the exact same card? Or can i mix them up? Really need help on this one guys. Thanks in advance. More about : 5850 xfire Tamz_msc a b U Graphics card September 25, 2010 1:13:45 PM It can be from different vendors. rolli59 a c 1309 U Graphics card September 25, 2010 2:03:14 PM It can be a different card no problem! The setup will default to the settings of the slower card. Related resources Xfire 5850 's vs single GTX 660 on lynnfield - Forum Xfire hd 5850 Poor Card Utilization Issues - Forum Will 5850 's in xfire mode will Run Crysis 2 at max DX11 - Forum Xfx 5850 not showing in xfire mode - Forum Xfire 5850 or 6870? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer drexeus September 25, 2010 2:26:39 PM Thanks for the reply guys...sorry but may i ask one more question? Will it be viable to do such a thing or just get a 5870? rolli59 a c 1309 U Graphics card September 25, 2010 2:33:45 PM Upgrading from a HD5850 to HD5870 is very small, two HD5850 in crossfire would be a big upgrade. Best solution Maziar a c 169 U Graphics card September 25, 2010 2:51:43 PM Share +1^ You can OC a 5850 to reach 5870 speeds so going from a 5850 to 5870 won't give you a noticeable boost in performance;however adding another 5850 will give you a good performance boost(you'll get the performance of a 5970) drexeus September 25, 2010 2:51:51 PM Cool thanks a whole bunch..will go for xfired 5850's.. drexeus September 25, 2010 2:53:08 PM Best answer selected by drexeus. Maziar a c 169 U Graphics card September 25, 2010 3:11:04 PM No prob Hope you enjoy it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hd 5850 s xfire and eyefinity Forum Xfire 5850 vs 6970 Forum 5850 Xfire Unigine Heaven Bench mark results. Forum 5850 xfire help Forum 5850 xfire with 5770 Forum GTX460 SLI vs HD 5850 XFIRE Forum Which for Xfire ? HD 5850 1GB Vapor-X or Toxic? (I have 1 Vapor X) Forum Solo 4890/ 4870 xfire /4860 xfire VS Single 5850 / xfire 5850 Forum GTX 460 vs. Radeon 5850 (also SLI vs. Xfire ) Forum Upgrading GTX460 Forum Solo 4890/ 4870 xfire/4860 xfire VS Single 5850/ xfire 5850 Forum [Solved] 5850 xfire with 5770 Forum [Solved] GTX 460 vs. Radeon 5850 (also SLI vs. Xfire) Forum Phenom x3 720BE enough for 5850 Xfire? Forum Will my Phenom II x4 955 bottleneck two 5850 in xfire Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !