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5770 Crossfire help

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May 19, 2011 2:40:05 PM

:pt1cable:  Hi, i wanna know if i can crossfire 2 5770's on a mb with the second pci-express slot being 4x. And if its worth it, or if the x4 will limit the second card.

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May 19, 2011 3:03:36 PM

dont think so, get a new mobo, x4 simply aint enough
May 19, 2011 4:13:44 PM

Hey,
The 4X will reduce the scaling from the second card, but not so much that I wouldn't add it. There are a fair number of articles(some of them here) in regards to the diffrence from 4X, 8X, and 16X. I'm often surpised by how small the diffrence is between them. 2 5770's are a cheep way to get great performance, I just replaced mine with a single card solution, but I was very happy with the performance I was getting.
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