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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedbuying the Sapphire Radeon HD 7870, is it a good gaming GPU, and will my motherboard and CPU support it? Forum SolvedRadeon HD7870 buy now or wait? Forum Looking to buy a AMD Radeon HD 7870 Forum Radeon HD7870 buy now or wait? Forum SolvedAMD Radeon HD 7870 vs AMD Radeon HD 7970 Forum SolvedCan my build handle the radeon Radeon HD 7870 Forum SolvedWhich is the best? Radeon HD 7850, HD 7870, R9 270 or R9 270X Forum Solvedlooking for a sapphire AMD radeon hd 7870.. Forum SolvedIs It Possible To Crossfire My Radeon HD 7870 with an Radeon R9 270x? Forum Solvedis a amd fx 6300 and radeon hd 7870 good Forum SolvedPowering my 2 XFX Radeon HD 7870 cards Forum SolvedSapphire HD 7870 or XFX HD 7870 each $160 on Amazon. Which one and why? Buying really soon! Forum SolvedNew GPU: should I take either the Radeon HD 7950 or the Radeon HD 7870 Forum SolvedCrossfire a XFX Double D FX-787A-CDFC Radeon HD 7870 with my HD 7850 Forum Solvedwhich graphic card is better radeon hd 7870 or radeon R7 240 Forum SolvedAMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition? Forum SolvedRadeon HD 7950 at $220 or Radeon HD 7870 at $140 Forum SolvedSidestep from Radeon HD 5970 (2x1GB VRAM) to Radeon HD 7870 2 GB VRAM Forum SolvedXFX Radeon HD 7870 overheating problem. Forum SolvedRadeon hd 7870 crossfire problems Forum 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 !