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Old 29-03-10, 08:17 AM
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OC3D Review: Sapphire 5770 Crossfire Review

Your wish is our command.... 5770 Crossfire? Suits you Sir!

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Old 29-03-10, 10:17 AM
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you mentioned the driver cd being used. Was it the 10.3 ATI CrossFireX Application Profiles if not it would be useful to know what effect this has across the boards.
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Old 29-03-10, 10:26 AM
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It was 10.2 dude 10.3 has only just been released.
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Old 29-03-10, 11:06 AM
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cheers, was wondering. just put spanner in works was intending to buy 5870 but not too sure now, not a lot of money and seems more bang for buck on crossfire. just never used crossfire.
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Lol this really makes me question my judgement. Was really thinking about a 5870 but this definitely makes me think twice about it if I can save £100 and get comparable performance if I do a bit of overclocking...

If funds weren't too much of an issue would it still be recommended to go with a 5870 instead?
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Old 29-03-10, 06:57 PM
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If funds aren't an issue and you enjoy the thought of upgrading in the future, then yes a 5870 would be a wise purchase.

If you plan on purchasing a setup and sticking with it until some future release, go 5770.
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Old 30-03-10, 12:02 AM
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A pair of these makes a great combination it seems. What I wonder is, how powerful a CPU do you need so that you're not bottlenecking this setup on most games? Is it the same as the single card? Also, what are the power requirements like under overclocked crossfire compared to the other cards? This seems to be something that comes up more and more nowadays.

And another question (more relating to my setup) - are two 8x PCI-E lanes sufficient? Would a better chipset than P45 be worth investing in to make the most from these cards?
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Old 30-03-10, 08:34 PM
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second that. if you're looking for value the powerdraw should be considered.

do you have stats on that? how does the dual 5770 compare?

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Old 31-03-10, 10:45 AM
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will be good to run same benches with 10.3b ^^, CF goes up every driver release XD

It's so pleasing to see these reviews, after buying these cards 4 months ago, only because we can't find a 5850 at a reasonable price...
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Power draw is very low when not gaming. The second card simply down clocks to hardly anything and sits dormant.
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