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01 Aug 2010   #1

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Quick question, help needed asap please.


I am selling an ATi 4870

I just got an enquiry asking

'You say you used this as a second xfire card, im after one for that too , my card is the XFX 4870 1gb (HD-487A-ZWFL)and im after another to install in xfire mode, got to say though im not very pc, so my question is will a XFX and a ATI go together in Xfire mode, please would
you reply to my email even if you cant answer my query , all the best'

Will they both fit in xfire mode?

Thanks in advance.

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01 Aug 2010   #2

Win7 Home Premium 64x

ATI Crossfire Compatibility Chart - techPowerUp! Forums

I think the designation of XFX or another maker is not important, but that the mobo supports crossfire and the PSU has appropriate power connectors for both Cards. The two cards both 4870 (one ATI the other XFX) should go together, but I can't say for sure if it will work completely.
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01 Aug 2010   #3

Win7 Home Premium 64x

I am not sure about this. Maybe you can contact the vendor? to see if they need to both be xfx. I would not make any gaurentees that they will work. sometimes cards will only work with identical cards.
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01 Aug 2010   #4

windows 7

As long as the cards are ATI and not Nvidea you can xfire them. you can even put one stronger card with a weaker one but you will take a hit on performance last time i looked into it but i don't recommend it. You cant mix the cards tho you cant mix an xfire with an sli
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01 Aug 2010   #5

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

As long as the cards are the same 4870's 1gb the manufacturer dosen't matter. Even if one card is clocked different it will default to the lowest clocked card. Fabe
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