ATI CrossFire benchmarked

Posted on Saturday, July 23 2005 @ 13:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The lucky guys from AnandTech were able to get their hands on a CrossFire ready motherboard from Gigabyte and a CrossFire mastercard from ATI. They present us an exclusive report on ATI's CrossFire technology.
The GA-K8AMVP Pro is based on the ATI's latest RD480 chipset paired with a ULi south bridge and features CrossFire support. We'll be taking a closer look at this board as well, as Gigabyte tells us that it can even support 2x 3D1 cards. The board looks very similar to Gigabyte's NF4 SLI boards, including the selector paddle for configuring the PCI Express ports. Flipped to single GPU, the first PCI Express slot gets 16 lanes, and flipped to multi GPU mode will run each slot at x8.
Check out the CrossFire benchmarks over here at AnandTech

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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