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Crosfire or not

I have a ATI R6870 Hawk currently installed on my PC, and I am fairly happy up to date. But I was recently offered two Saphire HD 5770 CF cards for a rediculous price. I know I should buy them for the cheap price but must I replace my current card?
I am a gamer and my setup is currently as follows :

Intel core I7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHZ
6GB Memory
AMD RADEON HD 6800 SERIES
Gigabyte mother bord EX58-UD3R
Terrabite Hard drive
Running Windows 7 64 bit

Is it worth getting the crossfire setup?
Would the performance differance be worth it ?
Should I rather crossfire with an additional R6870 hawk for more juice?

The price is a givaway compared to a new card, what do you guys recomend I do?
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  1. Crossfire on the 5000 series had many driver issues. I'd steer clear.
  2. Why not try to get another 6870 and crossfire with your current one. How much price for two 5770?
  3. $250
  4. Best answer
    You can get another new 6870 for $175 and crossfire it. You will get great gaming performance. So try to get a 6870. Its better idea than $250 5770 x2.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150561
  5. Barlander said:
    $250


    Isn't $250 alot? even for 2 5770, you can get another 6870 for around $130 (brand new with free games)
  6. mubin said:
    You can get another new 6870 for $175 and crossfire it. You will get great gaming performance. So try to get a 6870. Its better idea than $250 5770 x2.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150561

    Agreed.
  7. Definatley go with a second 6870 rather than the 5770. I jsut hooked up my second 6870 and bf3 is cranked up and looks awesome.

    Flare
  8. Best answer selected by Barlander.
  9. Allright you guys have made it clear - thanks to you all, Ill get a second R6870.

    I am actually from South Africa and if you convert the currencey it looks expensive in US $, but here its pretty cheap. And we do not have the selection and availability you guys do.

    But I am convinced - thanks!
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