Unable to Crossfire with HD 7xxx and up and no new BIOS available
Rauel C., Newegg
29 October 2013
Summary: On top of this, I'm now getting random freezing with just the SINGLE Radeon 7850 on this board. BUT if I put in my 6850 in Crossfire or GTX460 in SLI it works fine....all this board needs is a BIOS update to be amazing...but MSI seems to be content with supporting a board that is no longer for sale, while letting a board that that you can purchase TODAY, go on with a year and a half old BIOS, and not supporting modern graphics cards.
Pros: Good looking board, worked fine with a single Radeon 7850 or dual Radeon 6850s or dual GTX 460s. It'll take an FX-8350.
Cons: Where do I start. Well, this board DID work well with two Radeon 6850's. Like anyone with an FX-8350, I wanted better graphics from my machine, so I bought a single Radeon 7850 with hopes of Crossfiring down the road. Well the day came and when I popped the second 7850 on this Windows didn't even recognize it. Popped in my 6850s again and they worked just fine. Popped in my GTX460s and those both showed up as well. So I figured that the board probably just needed a ne...