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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum7870 vs 7950 help please ForumHD 5830 or GTX 460 ForumRadeon HD 6870 vs. EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Forum7870 ghz vs. 7950 vs. 670 ForumGTX 660 TI VS. RADEON 7950 VS. RADEON 7870 ForumInacceptable brand new MSI Ati 7870 hawk ForumHD 7870 ? Forum5830 or 4890 ForumAsus ATI Radeon HD 5850 Top. Is it dated? ForumEVGA 660 ti vs MSI 660ti vs MSI 7870 ForumNew ati radeon hd 5830 getting lower fps than gtx 260 HELP!!!!! ForumHD5830 Review by TOM and Anandtech ForumGTX 560 Ti SLI OC vs HD7870 OC ForumWhere is HD5790/HD5830 ? ForumWhich is better sapphire 7870 OC or MSi 660 ti? ForumRadeon 5770 vs. Radeon 5830 ForumMsi 660ti vs sapphire 7950 oc ForumXFX ATI RADEON HD 4890 performoning slower than older MSI GTX 260 HELP ForumMSI GTX 660ti PE vs Sapphire HD 7950 Vapor X Forum7970 Dual. 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 !