What is the AMD R9 290 XFX Card compatible with for crossfire?

MrAltDennis

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I built my own PC about a year or 2 ago and i bought with it an AMD R9 290 graphics card from XFX. it has crossfire capability but i was wondering with which graphics cards could it work with. would any R9 work? or would it have to be an R9 in the 200 series?
 

Bacon1

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You could get another 290 / 290x or maybe 390/390x (though half the ram won't work) of any brand. But honestly I'd recommend selling it and buying a newer card, either Fury for $250-300 or 480 @ $200-250. Or just wait a few more months for Vega which will be AMD's new high end cards.
 
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Headfoot

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I'd wait until Vega drops and compare then. I had a 290 and added a second, and it's just so spotty that I cant count on it working. When it works its awesome but thats probably only half the time.
 

PontiacGTX

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if you plan getting crossfire dont buy a card if your games dont support CF,better get a single gpu,hold for Vega. And if you want a placeholder get a cheap gtx 1070
 
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Shmee

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I would wait for the new cards, or if you need an upgrade now get a Fury if on sale or go for a 1070+
 

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