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Crossfire on a Stick

Post by prozac26 » Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:12 pm

Tom's hardware made an article on Sapphire's dual GPU card:

http://www.tomshardware.com/2007/04/06/ ... n_a_stick/

Reminds me of the Asus Dual 7800GT or more common 7950GX2. Thoughts?

IMO, it's more of a "collector" card.

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Post by dgood » Fri Apr 06, 2007 2:12 pm

dude that thing is no collector if they get all the bugs out of it. It is more of a first step on optimizing dual solutions so they can get them workign flawlessly on the newer series imo. that thing kept up with the 8800gtx almost in most of the tests where both gpu's were working. Imagine if that were applied to the cards that are to compete with the 8800gtx. the card beat the gts in most of them. The idea alone that crossfire can support up to 32 devices is amazing thing for ati/amd. that card is probably too expensive to justify though. it was an interesting read.
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Post by Zertz » Fri Apr 06, 2007 5:26 pm

That card is huge :roll:

Too bad ATI doesn't want to offer driver support for it, interesting article though.

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Post by brites » Fri Apr 06, 2007 5:41 pm

Heap... always the same, and frequently, :bs: history... amazing fantastic cards :finga: and no drivers to step up with them... [-X

Why do they bother to release them... just to catch some ":iamwithstupid: " distracted people!?!

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Post by dgood » Fri Apr 06, 2007 5:49 pm

If I were sapphire, I'd just release the driver myself, and they make them for one reason and the best reason of all, because they CAN. lol. Who needs driver support anyway, linux will make it work just fine :lol:
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