CrossFireX support?

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Wed Sep 2 10:39:37 PDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Mark Knecht<markknecht at> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 9:30 AM, Alex Deucher<alexdeucher at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Mark Knecht<markknecht at> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>   I'm looking into building new machine which will be dual boot. One
>>> of the ideas that has come up for Windows usage is a dual-adapter ATI
>>> system that would have two CrossFireX cards.
>>>   Is there any support in the current Open Source ATI driver for
>>> CrossFireX? (Or is support planned if it's not in there now?)
>> There is no support at the moment and I wouldn't expect it anytime
>> soon as there are more pressing things that need to be finished first.
>> Alex
> Thanks for the response.
> I may go ahead with this machine and just offer my help testing if you
> ever need someone with this sort of hardware. It's very cost effective
> at this point to purchase 2 $100 ATI cards that support the feature
> with (generally) better performance than a single $200 card.
> I presume that I can still run the machine but just use a single card?
> Maybe that's a dangerous assumption...

yes, you can use a single card.


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