Use my new MSI 7870 OC alone or SLI with my older radeon HD 5830 ? Tags: Radeon HD Graphics Last response: January 8, 2013 11:06 PM in Graphics & Displays Share schulz809 January 8, 2013 11:03:57 PM Hello, As the title details, I just installed my new GPU I picked up on boxing day http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... My old card was Radeon HD 5830 can be found here http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... I am curious if with my current board i would benefit at all from crossfire or if i'd be better off just using my new card. Any tips would be appreciated. here are my other specs. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... Mobo http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... CPU OC to 3.7Ghz PSU is 700W More about : msi 7870 sli older radeon 5830 mace200200 January 8, 2013 11:06:16 PM You can not Crossfire those two cards together. So then no, I guess it would not benefit from crossfire in this case m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPowerColor AX7870 2GBD5-M2DH Radeon HD VS. MSI R7870-2GD5T/OC Radeon HD Forum SolvedWill a Core i5 650 @ 3.20 ghz bottleneck a MSI Radeon HD 7870 OC Forum SolvedMSI GeForce GTX 660 Twin Frozr III OC 2GB or the Power colour Radeon HD7870 GHz Edition OC 2GB Forum SolvedGigabyte 7870 (USED) or Asus Radeon R7 260X-OC-2GD5 2GB (NEW) Forum Asus DIRECTCU II 7870 OC vs Radeon HD 7870 MSI Hawk Edition Forum Will a Core i5 650 @ 3.20 ghz bottleneck a MSI Radeon HD 7870 OC Forum New MSI R7970 TF 3GD5/OC BE Radeon HD 7970 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 !