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Old 05-09-10, 08:21 AM   #32
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Default Re: GTX 470 or HD 5870?

Most of those initial claims refer to a single 5970, I don't remeber where exactly, but that was clarified quite a while back in another thread here in the rumour mill where shadow was unsure of it.

The 5970 is a CF on one card solution, so ATI made sure eyefinity would work for it. The reference to crossfire in all those quotes is actually just talking about a single 5970. The exception being the hardocp quote which states a future release will support ALL configurations. Still, that relates to what I said before. Don't take ATI's word on anything. I don't give them any credit for their future Physics capabilities, or 3D display capabilities. They get points when they deliver, not on empty promises.

If I were you I'd be pissed off too. Either sell one of those 5970's or get a couple of GTX 480's, but definitely make sure nvidias SLI only tri monitor support is actually doable NOW and not just a future promise. I have no idea since I havent seen anyone do it yet.
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