pc hardware question

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by morcar, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. morcar
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    morcar GBAtemp Regular

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    I have a sapphire radeon 4850 and i was wondering if i wanted to cross fire would have i have to buy that same model or would me buying a XFX 4850 work with it ?
     
  2. Overman1977

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    You'd be better off buying the same model, but it's possible to make it work with another model as long as they both share the same architecture.
     
  3. phenoM

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    Well, atm you can mix different graphic cards together [​IMG]
    There will have no problems.
    Just take care about the memory in each, if one is a 1Go gfx card and the other a 512Mo card, the system will use the lower value.
    So only 512Mo will be use on each card.
     
  4. Cermage

    Cermage GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    for the most part you can crossfire within the same series. so 4850 can crossfire with a 4670, 4770, 4830,another 4850, 4870, 4890 e.t.c so you can just grab the xfx4850. brand doesnt matter.
     
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