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Trifire setup. Which card in which slot?
Oct 27, 2011, 7:56 PM
Hey guys, I put together a fantastic system. However I just wanna be sure I didn't do anything wrong.
I use a HD5970 + HD 5870 in crossfire (trifire). However, since i use a Aero fan on my HD 5970,. I had to put it in my second slot of my MOBO.
MOBO: is a ASROCK P67 Fatality Professional Series.
Both slot in crossfire run at 8x. So i guess it doesn't matter if I put the hd 5870 in slot #1 and the hd5970 in slot #2( i OCed the HD5970 to the same clockspeed as the hd 5870).
So far eveything works like a charm
I just wanna be sure I don't loose any performance with this setup vs put the HD 5970 in slot #1 and my hd5870 in slot #2.
Oct 28, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
trifire setup card slot
Oct 27, 2011, 8:14 PM
if slot 1 is X16 and Slot 2 rated @ x16 you won't lose any performance.
if slot 1 is rated @ x16 and slot 2 is rated @ x8 you won't lose any performance.
Whatever, any card in any slot won't make a difference just make sure that you don't put a card in a PCIE slot that rated @ x4.
Oct 28, 2011, 1:11 PM
Awesome, this is what I tough. I was lazy to try out the hd5970 in the first slot and rerun a benchmark.....
PCI-E 2.0 card in PCI-E 1.1 slot
Can I just slot this replacement card in?
PCIE 2.1 CARD IN AN 1.1 SLOT????
PCIE3 TO PCIE2 CROSSFIRE HD 7850
Crossfire single slot card question
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Oct 28, 2011, 1:11 PM
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Oct 28, 2011, 4:57 PM
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