How To Trick Out Your Gaming Pc With Multiple Graphics Cards
Posted 21 January 2013 - 05:18 AM
In other words, the super cheap motherboard you're looking to buy probably isn't the best choice if you want a serious gaming rig. Some folks can't seem to comprehend why they should spend upwards of $250 for the motherboard when tigerdirect or newegg have motherboards for under $50. Sigh, roll eyes and shake head no.
Posted 21 January 2013 - 09:13 AM
Posted 21 January 2013 - 09:16 AM
Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:47 PM
i couldn't agree more. i went from 2900xt crossfire which was a disaster, the hd 4850 which only worked with a few games. i currently have a hd 7850 with a cf capable motherboard, however, every year i hear CF has come a long way, but it always causes issues.
the huge plus side is if that you get it to work, it works well. and getting dual hd 7850's will trump a hd 7970 in performance, will handidly beat it after overclocking, and you'll still save upwards $200
Posted 21 January 2013 - 05:42 PM
An example is the Asus Crosshair V board. The two cards will be spaced apart. but if you do Tri-fire you'll sandwiche it and its horrid for heat (on that board). Basically if you want your cards to last a long time you dont want them at really high temps for a long time.
Make sure its a reference Card and/or blows all the air out of the case for crossfire. Some of these non-reference cooling solutions exhaust air into the case. not good for more than one card.
Next. you'll have to decide if its worth it.
Posted 23 January 2013 - 11:45 AM