ATI CrossFire X850XT first look

Posted on Monday, September 26 2005 @ 18:12 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck

TrustedReviews tested ATI's CrossFire with dual X850XT cards.

One of the most obvious physical differences between SLi and CrossFire, is the method of connection between the two cards. With SLi a small bridge is employed between the two cards that links them internally, while CrossFire uses a daisy chained DVI cable that links up the cards externally. There's no doubt that the nVidia solution is more elegant from a PC building point of view, but looks aren't everything. Read on over here.

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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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