Buying a Radeon HD 7870.... Tags: Graphics Cards Hard Drives Radeon Graphics Product Last response: July 2, 2012 8:05 PM in Graphics & Displays Share steadyjeff July 2, 2012 3:53:39 PM Maximus V motherboard / i7-2700K CPU@3.5GHz / win7pro / 60Hz Sony Bravia hdtv-hdmi / c:60g patriot pyro ssd / a:1tb storage hdd / b:150g backup hdd / Radeon HD6570 1GB I am planning on buying the Radeon HD7870 2GB from here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... My question is... should I crossfire with my old card? More about : buying radeon 7870 2fast4thetown_down a b U Graphics card July 2, 2012 7:52:19 PM The 7870 is better than crossfire 6570's and there will be less problems. djscribbles a b U Graphics card July 2, 2012 8:05:53 PM If you crossfire a fast card with a slow card, the slow card won't really do anything at best, at worst it will slow down the fast card. The 7870 destroy everything at 1080p by itself anyway, even if the two were additive, the 6570 probably wouldn't be worth the extra power consumption. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumProbably Buying a Radeon 7870 . Questions. ForumNeed help deciding between a Radeon HD 7870 or 7950 ForumIs Radeon HD 7870 Compatible to Gigabyte 78-Lmt-Usb3 Mobo ???????????? ForumASUS HD7870 Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition Is discontuinued why.? ForumHD Radeon 7870 and my PSU ForumHD Radeon 7870 - Black Screen - Mobo issue? ForumSapphire Radeon HD7870 vs Asus HD7870 DC2 2GD5 ForumMy Pc shuts down since I installed my new XFX Radeon HD 7870 Core Edit ForumGigabyte GTX 660 Windforce II or XFX Radeon HD 7870 DD ForumSapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB or ASUS Radeon HD 7870 2GB ForumCan't Find MSI Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card (Uk) ForumGTX 570 SC or Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition ForumNeed advice EVGA 660 Ti vs Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 OC ForumRadeon HD 7870 vs NVIDIA GTX 660 ForumRadeon HD 7870 or Crossfire 6870? ForumRadeon HD 7870 or Crossfire 6870? Forum[HELP] Radeon HD 7870 ForumDifference between xfx radeon hd 7870 Double D and core edition ForumMy game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD card? ForumUpgrade for Radeon HD 5770 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 !