XFX Gunning For Performance Crown with HD 5970 4GB Black Edition
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March 30, 2010, 08:06 PM
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Whatever happened to that technology ATI was developing where both GPUs can share data and textures in the memory? Wasn't it called DisplayLink or something? I think it was supposed to be introduced with the 3870X2 but was cut short, which is why the 3870X2 didn't perform as well as it could have.
I know that they use the PLX controller to do Crossfire, but even with Crossfire they don't share textures and data.
It was called sideport, was supposed to make the 4870x2 be faster than a GTX295, never happened...
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