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    Default Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Default Re: Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    Good bye and good riddance

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    Default Re: Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    Good bye and good riddance
    Good news if it connects more than two cards at one time,.................

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    Default Re: Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    Looks like this may only be for the new R7 & R9 GPUs ?

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    Default Re: Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Good news if it connects more than two cards at one time,.................
    I just assumed it would, why wouldn't it?

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    Default Re: Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Looks like this may only be for the new R7 & R9 GPUs ?
    Probably so,......

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    Default Re: Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    Bought damn time!! Ive got to say AMD is looking good these days!!

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    Default Re: Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    Let's see what our AMD Guru has to say about it. OOOO Sandy.

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    Default Re: Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    These are a few things I have noticed about this innovation:

    1. It appears as though the 270X and lesser cards still have crossfire fingers on the PCBs if you look at their stock photos.

    2. This tech is supposedly only compatible with PCI-E 3.0, meaning that, essentially, every single 990FX chipset owner out there is boned if they were thinking if running more than one of any of the top shelf offerings.

    Admittedly, it's about time someone started making better use of those delicious, delicious PCI-E lanes properly. I just wonder what AMD is going to do to support those of us who invested in the piledriver chips and 990FX boards. At this point, I would be happy simply with a refreshed AM3+ socket that had native 3.0 support, even though I JUST bought my 990FX Sabertooth. I know that Asus made a limited Edition version of the Sabertooth that had native 3.0 lanes in it, but good luck finding that board reliably in stock anywhere.

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    Default Re: Radeon Bids a fond Farewell to the Crossfire bridge..

    curious to see how well it works
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