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Old 07-14-2008, 09:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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2:Newegg.com - VisionTek 900241 Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Newegg.com - ASUS RAMPAGE FORMULA LGA 775 Intel X48 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor - Processors

Seems like what most Ive read suggests a x48 board for optimized crossfire.
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Newegg.com - ASUS P5E Deluxe LGA 775 Intel X48 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Then get this one instead.
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Rampage Formula is a trooper, that's for sure!
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Think its worth it going crossfire? Thats the only thing Im still hanging on. Im debating not opening and RMAing that second card back. Cant decide...
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The only reason i can understand going crossfire is if the top of the line card isnt good enough for you. Why go crossfire 4850? is one 4850 not good enough? why not go up to one 4870 if thats the case? One 4870 not good enough? then go to 2 4870.
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1x 4870 is plenty. I can see going crossfire because the size of monitor or if you just want some nice benchmarks.
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I agree with thirdshift. Also, thirdshift, what's with the Full House reference in your Info?
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Well, Ill be slingin just one 4850 then. Its no 4870, but from what Ive read, the difference in performance for your buck is negligable.
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I agree with thirdshift. Also, thirdshift, what's with the Full House reference in your Info?
Nothing, it was one my fave shows when I was a kid. It was either that or a Saved by the Bell reference
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