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Old 09-01-2006, 10:05 PM   #1
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Unhappy Graphics Card Question!

My Radeon 1900XT graphics just arrived, but on the box it says I need three parts for a crossfire system????

On Box:

1. CrossFire Ready Motherboard (Still Required)
2. CrossFire Ready Graphics Card (In This Box)
3. CrossFire Edition Graphics Card ( Still Required)


It says on ATI website that crossfire is there system or something for excellent gaming, but are they saying I have to still buy those parts before I can even use my graphics card?

I already have the entire computer and just want to put a new graphics card in, not buy an additional 1000$ worth of parts!
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:21 PM   #2
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if you have a pci-e motherboard. you can run that card on it's own. but if you want to run it in crossfire meaning.. two ati cards running simultaneously. you'll require a crossfire ready motherboard and a crossfire edition videocard to run the two cards in sync. otherwise, one ati 1900xt will work on any mobo with a pci-e 16x slot.
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That card is all you need to enjoy a glorious graphics experiance.

That other stuff is only needed if you plan on running two cards in crossfire mode.
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:32 PM   #4
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THANK GOD...yes I do have a PCI 16x Express slot...I thought I was screwed for a minute.
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