AMD shows off Radeon HD 3870 X2

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  1. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk Guest

    Nighthawk, Nov 29, 2007
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    thingy Guest

    Nighthawk wrote:
    > http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2007/11/17/amd-showcases-radeon-hd-3870-x2
    >
    > http://www.legitreviews.com/article/593/1/
    >
    > Pretty soon enthusiasts with some cash can pick up four Radeon HD 3850
    > or Radeon HD 3870 graphics card and run CrossFireX on their AMD 790FX
    > based motherboard. That was impressive until the rumors of the Radeon
    > HD 3870 X2 or Radeon HD 3890 (the name isn't offical) surfaced.
    >
    >


    enthusiasts? more like Millionaries!!!!

    A what 4 ways pci-e motherboard, so high end, $500+....a $1500NZ CPU
    (you are not suggesting anything less than a top end quad core to drive
    4 graphics cards are you?), then the 4 x $400NZ ?graphics cards? A huge
    kick ass PSU like a 1000watts+ one so bye bye $400....Ram, clocked DDR3,
    must mean a 64 bit OS so 4Gig....$1200

    Grand total....$5200....ik!

    regards

    Thing
    thingy, Nov 30, 2007
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  3. Nighthawk

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    On Fri, 30 Nov 2007 15:28:25 +1300, thingy <>
    wrote:

    >Nighthawk wrote:
    >> http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2007/11/17/amd-showcases-radeon-hd-3870-x2
    >>
    >> http://www.legitreviews.com/article/593/1/
    >>
    >> Pretty soon enthusiasts with some cash can pick up four Radeon HD 3850
    >> or Radeon HD 3870 graphics card and run CrossFireX on their AMD 790FX
    >> based motherboard. That was impressive until the rumors of the Radeon
    >> HD 3870 X2 or Radeon HD 3890 (the name isn't offical) surfaced.
    >>
    >>

    >
    >enthusiasts? more like Millionaries!!!!
    >
    >A what 4 ways pci-e motherboard, so high end, $500+....a $1500NZ CPU
    >(you are not suggesting anything less than a top end quad core to drive
    >4 graphics cards are you?), then the 4 x $400NZ ?graphics cards? A huge
    >kick ass PSU like a 1000watts+ one so bye bye $400....Ram, clocked DDR3,
    >must mean a 64 bit OS so 4Gig....$1200
    >
    >Grand total....$5200....ik!
    >

    Hardcore gamers? But the articles are about the HD 3870 x2.
    Nighthawk, Nov 30, 2007
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