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i3 2120 and 5850 xfire

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Hiya guys.

Been out the loop a while due to financial constraints but I'm looking to put together a bit of a cheapish rig for gaming etc.

I've got a i3 2120 and I've got the chance of a couple of 5850's for a decent price and I was just wondering if the i3 was up to the task of running them in xfire reasonably well.

Cheers
 
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1GB 5850s or 2GB?

If you are pushing the kinds of resolutions (1440p and up) needed to use up the VRAM on a 2GB card, then you might run into scaling issues in crossfire.

If you are staying at 1080p or below then you should be fine.
 
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Only 1gb cards and the max res would be 1080p. I've an old plasma at the mo and the res on that is only 720p so it's not going to b much of an issue for just now then by the sounds of it. Cheers mate
 
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