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Old 12-23-2011, 10:09 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: Crossfire question

Don't worry about lane speed, you can check out this article from Tom's, but basically this is what you want to know (taken from that article, (c)

While we did see a fairly large difference between x8 and x16 slots when a single card was used, adding a second card shifted our limit to CPU performance. That is to say, for most of today’s tests, a faster CPU would be far more important than dual x16 slots in achieving the ultimate SLI performance.

That answer presents its own set of questions, since our high-flying Core i7 CPU was already pushed to 4.00 GHz. Most builders simply can’t go much higher with a daily-use gaming machine.
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