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What will 2 video cards do with out crossfire
Dec 10, 2012, 2:44 AM
Hello I built my PC a while back with a 6850 and wanted to crossfire so I bought a 7850 not realizing that they had to be the same now what can I do with 2 video cards with out cross fire.
Dec 10, 2012
what video cards crossfire
Dec 10, 2012, 4:35 AM
Sell the 6850
Dec 10, 2012, 4:45 AM
the 7850 can run 4 monitors on its own, so there is no point to keeping the 6850 in the system. Give it away, sell it, put it in a different PC, etc
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Dec 10, 2012, 7:43 AM
Give the 6850 to me xDD
Dec 10, 2012, 7:45 AM
No, give it to me or I'll ban you
Ok, I was joking. BTW DoctorDeitz, welcome to the forum.
Dec 10, 2012, 7:47 AM
It's probably best you didn't crossfire such low end cards.
As the other guys say sell it and either buy another 7850 is you need crossfire or sell both and get a better single GPU.
Dec 10, 2012, 10:11 AM
Well thank you for the replys but what would happen if I just left both of my cards in would the just run separately
Dec 10, 2012, 10:12 AM
They will run whichever screens you have them plugged in to.
Dec 10, 2012, 10:26 AM
Whichever card isn't being used will sit in your system and waste some electricity - other than that the second card won't do anything.
Dec 10, 2012, 6:56 PM
Thank you where should I sell it at
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