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Is it worth the upgrade for crossfire? (x16, x4 to x16, x16/x8)
Dec 9, 2012, 6:02 PM
Currently, I'm running 2 x HD 6850 IceQ (
) in crossfire on a Gigabyte GA 970 UD3+ (
) motherboard. I understand I'm running in an x16, x4 configuration due to the motherboard at the moment, and I was wondering if it would be worth the upgrade to ASUS M5A99X EVO AM3+ AMD 990X (
), ASRock 990FX Extreme3 AM3+ AMD 990FX (
), or just stick with my current mobo if the increase won't be significant. Also, if there are other things that anyone thinks would justify an upgrade to a different motherboard, mention those as well. Thanks in advance!
FULL SYSTEM SPECS:
Case: Coolermaster Storm Scout
Mobo: Gigabyte 970A-UD3+
CPU: AMD x6 1090t @3.6Ghz
CPU Cooler: Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200RPM
GPU: (2) Radeon HD 6850 IceQ x Turbo 1GB
PSU: Raidmax RX-730SS
Dec 13, 2012
worth upgrade crossfire
Dec 13, 2012, 4:14 AM
Dec 13, 2012, 5:20 AM
Won't make too much of a difference. Stick with what you have.
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