Our Diamond Viper HD3850 Crossfire is posted
Posted 22 November 2007 - 11:06 PM
Main Gaming Rig
MSI X79A-GD65 8D
16GB of Corsair Vengeance
NVIDIA 780TI's in SLI
Corsair Force 3 GT 240GB SSD
Coolermaster 932 Case
Noctua D14 CPU Cooler
Thermaltake Toughpower XT Platinum 1275 Watts
3 X 24" LCD's
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Posted 24 November 2007 - 08:23 PM
The Abit IP35 Pro motherboard used in this review has two physical PCIe x16 connectors, BUT what is NOT mentioned is that only ONE connector runs at 16x electrical, the second runs at 4x!
I'm not saying that it's shady or that you're picking sides or anything like that, but it seriously gimps the second card and should have definately been mentioned in the review. Other reviews that I have seen on reputable sites and enthusiast forums show that 2x 3850 in Crossfire on a motherboard supporting 2x PCIe 16x electrical/full speed perform almost identically to a single 8800 GTX.