HD 3870 X2 Results Out!

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  1. Blacklash

    Blacklash Che cazzo stai dicendo?

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    Liqourice Well-Known Member

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    So the question is. What is better, two ordinary 3870's or this one? As far as I can see the price is more or less equal.
     
  3. Erroneus

    Erroneus Get off my lawn!

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    Waiting to se what the new driver is going to do.
     
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    CDsDontBurn AMD & Petrol Heads Mod

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    not too shabby. but it still takes 2 GPUs to beat one GPU ;)
     
  5. Blacklash

    Blacklash Che cazzo stai dicendo?

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    If you already have HD 3870 Crossfire that is well overclocked you may want to skip these. They would be great for someone with a P35 mobo, or for someone that intended to Crossfire two of them in a X38|X48 board.

    I am going to try one myself.
     
  6. ChaosMinionX

    ChaosMinionX USB 3 dot oh

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    4GPUs...and no real working driver yet..... give it a little bit ;)
     
  7. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    wonder if i can manage to grab 3 of them.....
     
  8. CDsDontBurn

    CDsDontBurn AMD & Petrol Heads Mod

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    from what i've heard, the new gx2 is just around the corner. so, let the NVIDIA and ATI 4 GPU battle begin!
     
  9. Erroneus

    Erroneus Get off my lawn!

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    Those GX2 better be freaking fast, if they plan to launch them with a price ABOVE the ultra card...
     
  10. Liqourice

    Liqourice Well-Known Member

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    I have neither yet. I am getting a 790FX motherboard though, haven't decided if I'm gonna go Gigabyte or MSI yet, so I'm just trying to figure out what is best to buy, two ordinary 3870's or one of these. Pricewise it's cheaper to buy two standard 3870's, at least here in Sweden.
     
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    CDsDontBurn AMD & Petrol Heads Mod

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    from what i've heard on this, it's supposed to be ~30% better than the ultra and about the price of what the GTX is now, about $450 USD.
     
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    ChaosMinionX USB 3 dot oh

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    We will see....

    However I think its gonna be another 7950 GX2 :)
     
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    Liqourice Well-Known Member

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    What's the difference between the different brands really?

    I've been checking prices and the 3870X2 from Club 3D is almost $100 cheaper than the Sapphire one.

    Isn't it just the same card with different stickers on?
     
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    ChaosMinionX USB 3 dot oh

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    Really only clocks offered at stock, and different packages of extras like cables, games and stuff like that.
     
  15. mikehud851984

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    Idon't know if anyone is still checking this thread or not but I just struck gold with newegg after tramatically dropping my tower down an outdoor flight of stairs into a snowy demise I was able to RMA my HD2900XT for a full refund and spent only $25 more then what I paid for the 2900 to order this HD3870X2 I should recieve it by Wednsday and I will post my findings of this cards performance. Although I know my current setup will not crack the surface of this cards true performance. So I will be building my system around this card I will be upgrading my mobo,cpu,ram and psu. I am thinking of going with the ASUS M3A32 MVP DELUXE for a mobo And a Phenom Quad and Corsair XMS Dominator DDR2 1066Mhz Haven't decided on a PSU yet but I have been thinking about an Antec 850Watt with Quad 12v Rails. Any Thoughts or recommendations for my next set of upgrades would be helpfull so let me know what you think.
     

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