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Old 08-15-2011, 09:42 PM   #41
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couldn't I just buy a 750 and Overcclock it just 1 ghz higher? I save about 20$ like that.

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Yea, on some games Crossfire actually LOWERS fps.
For games like that couldn't I just remove the Xfire bridge and Use just the single card?

how powerful Is the 6870 anyway?
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:45 PM   #42
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You don't have to remove the bridge, because it will still play the games, but not as two GPU's connected, just one. And the 6870 can run pretty much anything you throw at it at max settings.
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:50 PM   #43
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okay thanks for the help, any other tips or hints you can give me to increase my performance?
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:52 PM   #44
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If you have any troubles putting your computer together, I suggest you watch this video
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:58 PM   #45
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ok thank you so much and what did you think of the ram I picked up before I leave lol.
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:59 PM   #46
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The RAM is good =) 1333 is a great choice for performance/price
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thanks so much everyone
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