GPU Folding for my 5870?

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Doesn't look like it's there yet, I need to run ATI's latest beta drivers to get the card to work at all.
 

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The sad thing, according to those that have them, is that it still won't out-produce an average Nvidia card.
 

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Well, as winter is coming in, I'll probably start folding with my two workstations. Both are roughly the one in my sig, one with a 5870 and one with a GTX295.
 

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That's an almost $500 motherboard with a fan that has at best a 12-month lifespan. Something like that might be more interesting if a reputable vendor gets around to building one with a proper cooling arrangement.
 

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Surely another 5970 in Crossfire with your existing, would give you four way equivalence in two PCI slots, leaving plenty available for I/O without pissing away $400+ on a single socket mobo?
 

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Surely another 5970 in Crossfire with your existing, would give you four way equivalence in two PCI slots, leaving plenty available for I/O without pissing away $400+ on a single socket mobo?
But then you are giving up the option of quad 5970s for the equivalent of 8-way performance ;)
 

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I don't think you can crossfire more than two of the x2 type cards, it's four GPUs max AFAICT. So up to four single GPU cards, or two double GPUs.
 
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